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Dorm Room Friendly Pets

More and more dorms are allowing students to have a companion animal in their rooms. This idea may be tremendously appealing, but careful consideration should be given to what kind of pet would be the best choice for this type of situation.

To begin with, consider the size of the room that will be available for a pet. Some pets need much more room than others. Also, consider that if you have a roommate they may have allergies or be afraid of certain animals. They may not appreciate your pet snake being in the room no matter how friendly he might be. While your dorm may allow pets, there may be limitations on what kinds of pets you can keep. Before purchasing or adopting a new friend to share your living space, find out what is and what is not allowed. Also, consider the life of the animal you wish to have as a pet. What will happen with them should you move off campus to a place that is not pet friendly? You will need to plan for that. Here are some great tips we got from the Continue reading →

Tips for Organizing Your Dorm Room

Keeping a dorm room pristine looking and perfect can be quite a daunting task for a student who is struggling to strike a balance between his classes and socialization. Still, a clean room has its advantages; one of them is being able to find stuff easily when you are in a hurry! Also, organizing your dorm room can help you in dealing with your assignments and tasks faster.

We asked around for some cleaning tips for keeping your dorm room proper and organized.

Foresight- Generally, dorm rooms are quite small, and it requires quite some premeditation and foresight to find furniture or other knick knacks that will fit according to the scale of the room. Also, be sure to take the stuff that is allowed on the premises. Any other extra things will only add to the clutter, and it will be difficult to ship back and forth. Continue reading →