4 Tips to Furnish a Dorm Room on a Budget
Next month thousands of parents will pack their cars with all the items their children need to furnish a dorm room. Theyll tearfully say goodbye as their first (or second, or third) child leaves home. If you are one of those parents, make sure youre shedding tears because you will miss your child, not because you ran up your credit card buying expensive stuff for his first dorm or apartment! Follow these steps to save money, while making sure your child has what he needs at his home away from home.
Shop Craigslist and Yard Sales
The first place to look for dorm supplies is craigslist and yard sales. Lots of times, college students only live in dorms for 1-2 years before moving off campus. When they move off campus, they have no need for extra-long sheets and dorm sized refrigerators.
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