08/10/2011 02:58 pm ET Updated Oct 10, 2011

10 College Essentials You Didn't Know You Needed

It’s back to school time, and for those of you returning to your campuses for the second, third and fourth (congrats, seniors!) times around, heading back to school should be a walk in the park for you.

But for those of you newcomers, you have a lot to learn about living in a college dorm room. You’re all pretty smart, so there’s no need to go over the basics. But when I was a college freshman, there were a few things that no one seemed to mention before I left for school. You know, like the fact that freshman dorms tend to be the width of my arm span, or that there would be ZERO privacy with the communal bathrooms and the roommate whose bed is literally an arm’s length away from mine.

Never fear, we’re preparing you all with the college dorm essentials you’ll need:

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