Brilliant Dorm Room Hacks That Will Make You The Envy Of Your Building

Are you about to become a college freshman and move away to live in a dorm? If so, keep calm. Sure, there are reasons to fret about this new chapter of life, but there are ways you can help make the transition easier. Living somewhere new on your own for the first time can be daunting, but we’ve got some tips to help with your transition into dormitory life. Here are some genius hacks that’ll help organize your dorm and make you the envy of everyone on your floor.

Loft Your Bed

 A year four pupil at Wellington College on the bed in her dormitory-637752602
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Peter Dench/Getty Images Reportage

Tiny dorm rooms are the norm, but there are ways to make yours feel a little larger. One option begins with your bed. Most of the time, your dormitory bed is low to the ground, but it doesn’t have to stay that way.

In many circumstances, you can lift it or ask your school’s residential offices to loft it for you. That way, you’ll have more floor space and room for storage that’ll make you feel like you have a larger room.