What NOT to Bring to College

Hey yall! We all know you want to bring your entire life with you to college. Everyone does. Some people actually do it and their roommate hates them because they’ve cluttered up the room + taken their space. Don’t be that person. There are some things you SHOULDN’T bring with you to college to either…

Fitting All Your Junk Into a Tiny College Dorm Room

Hey yall! I know it’s been a while since I’ve blogged about strictly college because of everything that’s been going on with My Drifting Desk’s Shop and I apologize! Things have just been very busy for me lately! But I am back! And today we’re going to talk about how to conserve space in your dorm…

What to Say to Your New College Roommate

Hey yall! So the big news is here…your random roommate’s identity has been revealed!!! What do you do now?! Well of course you talk to them! But what do you say? How do you make a good first impression? You May Also Like: Creating Your Roommate Agreement Luckily I am in the same boat as all…

What College Classes Should You Take + When?

Hey yall! I know a lot of incoming freshman have already been to orientation but I also know a lot haven’t yet and there’s one thing you will be doing while you are there: scheduling classes. But do you know what to take? My tips to have a perfect schedule would be to start it slow…

The Best Deals on College Dorm Room Shopping

Hey yall! So we have our packing list, we know the layout of your dorm, and we now know how to budget our shopping list so we are ready to go out there and shop till we drop right?! WRONG!  One more thing to think about is where you’ll be doing your dorm shopping at. You want to find cute things but…

Arranging Your College Dorm Room

Hey yall! Many of you might be thinking “I have no idea what my room is going to look like and I don’t care until I get there.” But I can tell you thinking like that will end up getting you into some trouble along the way. Why? Because if you don’t want to know…

What to Ask Before Going College Dorm Room Shopping

Hey yall! I know we are all getting antsy for college to get here already and everyone wants to get out there and start shopping for the big day, but don’t get ahead of yourself. Parents: stop, take a deep breath, make a snack and sit down with your soon to be college student and…

Color Coordinating Your College Dorm Room

Hey yall! Now that we’ve chosen what resident hall and dorm room we want to live in all we can do is wait for the placements. Once your college has contacted you with housing assignments we can move onto the more specified stuff once you know exactly where you’re placed. You May Also Like: 2016 Housing…

Pros + Cons of Having a Random Roommate in College

Hey yall! I will tell you from my own experience that as soon as my best friend and I found out we were both accepted to the same college we immediately decided to room together. I didn’t even think about going random at all. Rooming with my best friend was awesome because well obviously we…

Where Should You Live On Campus?

Hey yall! Welcome to chapter 1 of my College Move In Series and today we are talking about how to choose the best dorm room for you! By now you should know what college you’re going to at least and weather or not you are staying in a dorm. Some colleges, like mine, require first…