Posts Tagged ‘Essentials’

Five Things Every College Student Needs

Sure, a laptop computer is useful, and you’re probably going to need some bed sheets, but those items are standard necessities. Here, these are the underrated items that you absolutely must have for a happy and successful college life. Microwave Sometimes the dining room is closed, but that doesn’t mean you don’t want to eat. ...

6 Essential Zombie Movies That Eat The Brains Of A Boring Night

Zombies are everywhere, well, not everywhere — if they were everywhere, you should seriously come up with a game plan for survival and stop reading this immediately. They are, however, an essential ingredient in movies that can kill a boring night of being a broke college student. Here are 5 awesome flicks starring those beloved ...

5 Essential iOS Games For Killing Time

Whether you’re traveling cross-country, sitting around campus waiting for a class to start, or just an iOS game addict, here are 5 games you should probably be playing to kill a few hours of your day. Field Runners 2 Field Runners is a tower defence game based on the traditional style of a majority of TD games, ...

10 iOS Apps Every Student Should Download

As the beginning of August approaches, one thing comes to mind—school starting up again. Stores begin packing their shelves with dorm room essentials and plenty of Easy Mac to accommodate back to school lists. With all the excitement and preparation, students might overlook important items that will help them through the next few years. I’m ...

12 Essential Items for Your College Backpack

div>Okay, so mine's not Eddie Bauer. Photo courtesy of Flickr user ToastyKen. Licensed under CC BY-2.0.This week, I started my first week of classes as a college student. And dear Lord, how different that was. I experienced WiFi in classrooms (some of them at least) and as a result, Facebooking during class, professors who weren't afraid to say what they thought, and the first appearance of the mythical TA.

Last week, Lifehacker welcomed us back to school - with a combination of some of our posts and some of theirs. Lifehacker asked its commenters what's in their backpacks and as cool as some of the responses were (I'd want to be researching for a Ph.D in Botswana!), they just weren't relevant to most of us university students. I also find some things to be "pocket items" - their presence is a given, and I keep them in my pocket (girls might use a purse) instead - those include a cell phone, a wallet, a Moleskine notebook, and my iTouch.
After the jump below, I've got a list of what is absolutely required in every college backpack.