Great info you guys, I particularly like the links to old threads
Anyone who wants pictures of how much stuff I managed to cram into my Brown room any given year should PM me for the Facebook albums.
I'll add that:
-The best purchase I made was 2 folding chairs
from Target. I still use them almost daily when people are over and we want to watch Youtube videos.
-I'll second the baking soda, full mirror, and 3m command hooks (I just bought some last year and I wish I had always had them).
-I also have a half-rack that goes in my closet which adds another rack... http://photos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-...30446_7163.jpg
-Another thing I would add is that I really like having my own desk lamp
. I took down the top part of the desk to make 2 desks and also having non-fluorescent lighting (nice, soft lighting) is just what I need sometimes.
-I also suggest bringing tools
(hammer, screwdriver) as I've always had a need for them at move in and other points, as well as a real laundry basket
if you have room and not a dinky fold up hamper (which ripped pretty quickly my first year).
Here are 2 old threads I also found: Dorm Rooms! What to bring to UVa