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16 College Essentials I Wish I’d Packed Sooner

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I began college as the queen of packing things I don’t need and I’m ending it as the queen of packing a LOT of crap, but a lot of it’s fairly important crap. I’ve certainly gotten better at narrowing down what’s essential and what isn’t.

I’ve also had a lot of  “I wish I’d thought of that sooner!” moments, especially when it comes to college essentials. Whether I see my friends using something I’d never thought to use in college or I have a divine revelation while browsing Pinterest, I’ve certainly discovered new college essentials along the way.

There are so many things that I wish I’d bought sooner for college, and as I near the end of college I’ve started to reflect on it. After four years, it’s fairly clear to me how many things I really didn’t need to pack for college and how many things I’m very glad I did. Here are some of those things. Hopefully you’ll get these essentials sooner than I did!

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Last Minute Things To Pack For College

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Single Edition Media.

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There are so many things you need to pack for college so it’s easy to forget about some of the last-minute sort ofitems. These items aren’t necessarily essentials, but they’re great to have. I use the term “essential” kind of loosely, which, if you’ve been reading my blog for a while you can probably tell. I think a lot of things are essential because I feel as though I need a lot of things, you see.

A few of these items on the list came in my  “Campus Shevival” BabbleBoxx package. Isn’t that a fun play on words? I’m a sucker for cute titles. Hopefully these last minute things to pack for college will help you find a little bit of inspiration and ideas for what to purchase when you’re preparing to head to college!

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10 College Essentials Under $10

10 College Essentials Under $10 - Things to pack for college // eyeliner wings & pretty things

Packing for college is expensive as hell, there’s no getting around it. Luckily these college essentials are all under $10 which means your wallet can forgive you.

Carolyn from Diary of a Tall Girl wrote a similar post way back when and I thought it was such a cool idea that I had to challenge myself to do the same. I mean, under ten bucks seems incredibly reasonable and these odds and ends are definitely affordable essentials. I was very careful not to make this the same as my 12 Things You’ll Forget to Pack for College because that list is definitely more obscure. These are also things you’d probably forget to pack for college, but they’re definitely essentials.

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