Your blog is really helpful for me as it describe the thing very simply and easy to understand for a new person in the market.
What to Bring : Incoming Freshman
Made me think back to four years ago when I first moved my stuff onto campus - and didn’t know a single person in all of Rochester. Fast forward to today and that’s quite a bit different.. so note to freshman: enjoy your freshman year while you can it’ll fly by!
You're all probably in the middle of putting your room in boxes & packing up for move in (unless you're waiting until the very last second)..
So here's some friendly packing advice:
Shower Shoes-- Old flip flops, really cheap flip flops, flippers it doesn't really matter what they are but you're going to want something to wear in the shower.
Shower Tote-- This is on most people's list, however, I would like to point out that you should check and make sure it has sufficient drainage at the bottom. Mine would tend to load up with water during the shower and I would have to tip all of the contents out at the end to get the water out.
Mug-- Gracie's has tea bags and I became quite the tea drinker late at night while working on homework and it was helpful to have my own mug. On this same topic, I would recommend a travel mug of sorts. Many of the coffee places on campus will give you 10 cents off your purchase for being environmentally friendly.
Business sized envelopes-- about 5. You don't need to go out and buy a million and two of these little buggers but having a few on hand is always helpful. I didn't really send out that much mail but when I did it was nice to have a few sitting around.
Or you can check out my previous posts of things to bring here and here
And finally in non-packing related things.. some pictures of your new home!
This is a view of Gleason (straight ahead) and the sundial down on the residential side. To the right is Grace Watson (or Gracie’s) where you’ll be eating the majority of the time freshman year.
This is a view down the quarter mile starting right around the sundial. It will be your lovely view every morning as you walk to class.
Good luck packing! Looking forward to everyone finally being on campus again :)
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