In no time at all, students will be headed to college. The freshmen and their parents have mixed emotions. The time they have been planning for and thinking about for many years is finally here. It’s the start of a new chapter. One of the most exciting parts of the move is getting the dorm room ready and adding personal touches. This is a space the student will be living in for 9 months out of the year, so why not go ahead and make it feel a little like home. Here are some things to consider for making the space as comfortable and welcoming as possible.
Bring Some Favorite Pieces from Home
Think about some items in their bedroom at home that might be useful in the dorm. Consider things that might have some special meaning, like a lamp that has been in their current room since they were a kid. Some familiar pieces can make the room seem welcoming and familiar.
It’s okay to have some photos of high school events and activities with friends and family. This can help a person feel less homesick, especially in the beginning. Then, as new college adventures occur, add photos to the collection. Something like a simple memo board is just fine for this.
The beds in a dorm do not exactly feel like a 5-star hotel. However, there are some things that a student can do to improve the look and feel of their mattress. After all, it is going to be important to be able to get a good night’s sleep and be comfortable. A lot of time is spent in the dorm, whether it is studying or sleeping. The housing department will provide the information about the size of the mattress or it might … Read More..Read More →