The admission season for freshers who made it to University is about to start. If you’re moving out, you now have about a month to pack everything up and move on to a new chapter. Well, there’s lots of stuff you need to have with you but here we here, made a list of five things you need to pack with you to start your freshman year.
If you are moving out to dorm or a shared flat, you need to find some bedding to sleep with. A duvet, two or three sets of bed sheets, duvet covers, and pillow cases will do for now. Plus, over winter, it can get very cold in university accommodation. It may be worth investing in a mattress topper too, as beds in halls and student houses can be uncomfortable. Remember to pack bedroom Hangers you’ll probably need to hang your cloths.
Medicine & First Aid kit
As you are moving out of your comfort zone with some strangers, you need to careful about any kind of emergency. Besides, new weather, variety of foods or anything can cause you unexpected sickness. For that, before leaving home, pack your emergency first aid kit and take basic medicines to avoid any kinds of situations. Pack some plaster kit, alcohol for wiping wounds, aspirin, sanitizer, pain killers, bandage etc.
If you are in catered halls, you may still need a few basic items in case your halls doesn’t provide food at certain times, but its unlikely that you will need a full set of things. If you still use canteen food, try to pack your own essentials with you. For example, a frying pan, and two or three plates, bowls, glasses and mugs etc. Pack your coffee maker or maybe a mini fridge to if you don’t want to out every time you are thirsty for a coffee or a drink.
While laptops are quite expensive, investing in one to see you through university is probably one of the best purchases you will make. Your laptop will probably be one of your most used items from typing up lecture notes, writing essays, putting together presentations and researching. Additionally instead of bringing a TV to university, your laptop can be used for streaming TV shows and film on too.
As you are going out of home, your mother probably will not be doing your laundry anymore. Your laundry basket acts as both a transportation device on washing day and protects your floor from smelly socks. Keep detergent, fabric softener and bleach with you. Plan a night in a week to do your laundry because a clean body with clean cloths will make your mind happy and inspire you to start fresh.
> Shatabdi Sarker Poushi
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