College is much like hiking the backcountry. You pack, prepare, then anxiously await departure. Along the way you find yourself facing seemingly insurmountable peaks and long-awaited valleys. When you finally arrive at your destination, you look back with pride and feel a sense of accomplishment. I never begin a trek without a small survival kit so why would you head to college without one? Below we have complied a list of often overlooked items that will be sure mcm bags outlet to come in handy throughout the college experience.
Whether it be a wicked paper cut while studying for finals or the homecoming tailgate that got out of hand; a first aid kit is often forgotten until one is needed. We suggest a snack size Ziploc bag. They are small, easily replaceable and watertight as long as yellow and mcm handbags sale blue made green. Be sure to pack your bag with various sized Bandaids, gauze, and alcohol pads. Also include a thermometer and a travel pack of Tylenol and Motrin.
You don’t have to spend a fortune on the latest Leatherman, but a good multitool will come in handy. At some point you’ll find yourself building a laminate bookcase, tightening car battery connections or breaking and entering into your own dorm room. Not to mention, most of the multitools have a bottle cap opener. Luckily for the female readers, many multitools can now be found in feminine hues that will mcm bags likely match your daily accessories.
Dorm Room Readiness
First-and-foremost, be sure to pick up Febreeze! It will leave your room smelling clean and fresh or allow you to put laundry off for one more day. We have also found it exceptionally hard to sleep with your roommate having a party of one techno get together so ear plugs and a sleep mask aren’t a bad idea either. If you forget your earplugs, you are sure to destroy things attempting to get to sleep. For this, a small mending kit will become beneficial. Finally, throw in some Coffee Nips and be sure to keep all those pizza coupons that come in the mail. Buy one get one free becomes a quick lesson in economics for many college students.
In the end, what you include in your survival kit is up to you. There is no “perfect” kit. Pick a few things from our list and add a few items of your own. We do highly suggest making two kits. One for your dorm room and a smaller one for your car or purse. You will find them to become invaluable in your time of need. We wish you luck on your college adventures.