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How to Be a Classy Woman – 50 Traits of an Elegant and Sophisticated Woman

Do you want to be a classy woman? Check out these traits of an elegant and sophisticated woman to help you get started. 



Three classy women having tea at a table

So, you have made the decision to become more sophisticated and chic. What a wonderful idea! Making the decision is the easy part, the next step is more difficult, but not impossible.

There is a lot of information out there to become a classy woman, but it can be PRETTY overwhelming. 

Fortunately, in this article, I am sharing the distinctive traits of an exceptional woman to help you get started.   

In this post: 

Boost Your Confidence as a Classy Woman

1. Walk with Confidence

One sure way to build up your confidence is to walk with confidence. Avoid looking down at the group when walking- keep your shoulders back and your head held high.

I know at times that may be something that is difficult. I have days where I just want to look down and act as no one can see me.

However, I try to give myself a pep talk and remind myself that I can do this. I have the ability to overpower negative thoughts and bring out positive ones.

I pick my head up, push back my shoulders and walk with confidence. If I can do it, so can you. 

2. Don’t be Afraid of Self-Care

We can all be busy, whether you’re focused on work, school, friends, family, etc. When we have to focus on so many different things, it can be difficult to remember to take care of ourselves.

This is why it is important to make your self-care routine a priority.

Take days off from everything else and watch your favorite show, get your hair and nails done, take a bath, just unplug from everything else.

I have to force myself to do this quite often. I get wrapped up in schoolwork and have to force myself to take a break.

Once I do, I feel so much better. I guarantee you will come back refreshed, with a clear mind, and will be able to function much better.

3. Dress Tastefully and in Your Style

When you are dressed the way that you like, whether that’s comfortable or all out, you will be confident. If you feel like you have to wear certain clothes, then you will be focused on how uncomfortable you are.

I know that my discomfort and self-consciousness are magnified if I am wearing clothes that do not fit at all. So, if I am in clothes that are not my style, then I will not be successful or confident. 

4. Pursue Your Interests

What is the one thing that piques your interest? The one thing that you would do anything to pursue as a hobby or even a career. Well, stop just allowing that interest to live in your mind and make it a reality.

When you follow your heart, confidence will come naturally. If you just stick with what you feel you have to do, the confidence will not come as naturally.

This is something I had to work toward. I am pursuing a career that combines my love of music and writing, and my confidence derives from the passion I feel for my work. 

5. Keep Your Belongings Clean and Organized

It’s easy to let your belongings become disorganized and cluttered. You tell yourself that you’ll straighten everything up soon, but it just keeps piling on.

That was me during the last two weeks of the spring semester. My room became a bit of a mess and I just kept putting off straightening up until after I had all my work completed.

However, once I finally deep cleaned and organized everything, I felt so much better. This is why when you keep your belongings organized and everything clean, you will feel more confident.

Cleanliness and organization is a huge indicator for sophistication. It allows you to find things easier, reduces stress when getting ready or doing work, and helps you be more productive. 

You can present your best self and help increase your sophistication.

6. Stay True to Your Word

When you make a promise, it’s important to stay true to what you say. Even though at times it can be difficult; sometimes things come up, or it can be easier to do the opposite or change your mind.

I know at times, I agree to do something or go somewhere and I later decide I may not want to go through with it.

However, staying true to your word builds trust with those around you and they will find you to be more sophisticated. After you complete the task and stay true to your word, you feel accomplished and confident. 

7. Focus on Your Education 

Whether you are in high school, college, or pursuing some sort of training, it’s important to stick with it and see it through. At times it can be difficult, you may want to give up.

You may want to stop and come back to it later. It may seem like you cannot get through it.

However, with perseverance, you can get through it. The end will come and you feel accomplished and full of confidence.

The feeling of accomplishing something you worked so hard for is an amazing feeling. I know I am getting one step closer to completing my degree.

With each accomplishment, I am improving my skills, and reaching elegance and sophistication.

8. Do Not Compare Yourself to Others

This may be one of the more difficult traits on the list. I’m guilty of constantly comparing what I look like to others, what I have accomplished, my work, etc.

Sometimes I compare myself to others without even realizing it.

I have to consciously tell myself to stop doing so, because it is not good for my self-esteem and or for sustaining my unique qualities.

You will not make progress if you compare yourself to others. A classy woman strives to be unique and focus on her own work and skills rather than others’ accomplishments.

9. Keep to a Schedule, Be Punctual

Once again, a classy woman needs to keep herself organized and reliable. Of course, this is another element of being a classy woman that is not an easy task.

However, a schedule is the basis of organization. It will help you complete tasks and remain punctual.

For many, punctuality is the most important trait while also being the most difficult. Life happens, you sleep in, misplace keys, etc., and before you know it you’re behind schedule.

This is why I always leave with plenty of time to spare and get ready with plenty of time for mishaps.

Habits do not change overnight. However, once you make these changes slowly, you will begin to see an increase in your confidence in your abilities to be punctual and keep to a schedule. 

10. Independence

A classy woman does not rely on others to be successful or boost her confidence. She finds her confidence in herself and thrives on independence.

She counts on herself to get stuff done because she knows she can trust herself.

However, like many traits on this list, this confidence builds up overtime, it is not an overnight change.

This is something I am working on, and I’m slowly realizing I can count on myself more. While independence seems scary at first, I feel more confident.

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11. Radiate Authenticity

This trait of a classy woman can be attached to several traits on this list. No matter what you do, you have to remain authentic. You do not try to change yourself to mimic the traits of others or who others tell you to be.

A classy and confident woman represents who she truly is. This is something I always try to live by. I wear what I want, pursue my interests, listen to music I like, and overall just live my life how I want to.

I feel confident in my abilities to be successful as my authentic self. 

12. Accept Feedback from Others

While this may seem contradictory to some of the points that have been brought up earlier, a classy woman listens to what others have to say and decides if they will help or hurt them.

This does not mean letting others tell you what you need to do, but rather accepting constructive criticism.

You listen to others, you do not attack others for what they have to say and you decide to apply their suggestions if you think it’ll benefit you. 

13. Be a Role Model for Others

A classy woman is aware of how she is perceived by others and how her actions are interpreted.

This is why a woman who pays attention to how she acts and chooses to act in a way that portrays her as a role model, is more confident.

I may not act perfectly all the time, but I try my hardest to be a role model when I can, which allows me to feel more confident.

14. Don’t Be Afraid to Try New Things

Trying new things can be scary. We can get stuck in our habits and routines, becoming comfortable with what we know and the idea of trying new things is the exact opposite of what we want to do.

I’m guilty of this, too. I will have the same coffee drink, sleep the same way, wear the same clothes, go to the same places.

However, a classy woman is someone who welcomes new experiences. She will try new places to eat, shop, spend time at, etc.

They are open to wearing new things if they feel like it suits their style. When they try new things and it works in their favor, their confidence improves.

This is why this is a must for building confidence in a classy woman. 

15. Build Up Your Self-Esteem, Know Your Worth

In order to be a classy woman, you need to build up your self-esteem and know your worth. You must understand that you are not someone who deserves to be walked over.

You are one in a million and should be treated as such.

This is something I am always working on as there are days where my self-esteem is lacking. However, when I work on building up my self-esteem and treat myself as such, my confidence goes up.

This is why in order to be a classy woman you need to know your self-worth. 

16. Celebrate Small Personal Wins

Who says celebrations only have to be over large wins? Do not be afraid to boost your self-esteem with celebrations for small wins.

Did you get an A on a hard test? Treat yourself to a dessert or a new shirt. Did you show up early to every obligation you had this week? Treat yourself to your favorite place to eat.

It doesn’t have to be anything huge, just something that acknowledges your small win.

This is something I love to do. I will buy myself something I have been wanting as a celebration for finishing a semester or completing many intense assignments.

Acknowledging your accomplishments will boost your confidence.

It is not selfish, you are not bragging. It is just a classy woman, celebrating a small win. 

17. Face Your Fears

This goes along with not being afraid of trying new things. A classy woman is not afraid to try and face small fears they have. I am not saying you have to face your biggest fear, but you have to start somewhere.

It’ll be scary at first, but once you face it you will feel even more confident.

This is something I have to force myself to do from time to time. I may be afraid to do something, and have to work up the courage to face the fear, but I’m always proud of myself after the fact.

I feel like I can do anything, which is why this is a trait of a classy woman.

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Being a Classy Woman in a Relationship 

18. Have Empathy for Others

Empathy means being able to understand and share the feelings that others have. In a relationship, you have to be able to have empathy toward your partner.

This is why to be a classy woman in a relationship, you need to have empathy.

This will allow you to better understand your partner. You can understand what your partner is feeling and going through. You can put yourself in their shoes.

This will allow you to better help your partner and see what you can do to help them. It may be difficult to do at first, but once you do, it will only help your relationship. 

19. Be Dependable 

This one goes along with a previous trait mentioned, be organized and punctual. This one goes beyond just being on time for events.

This means being there when your partner needs you. If they need help, you are there, if they need to be somewhere, you are there.

If you say you are going to do something, you are there. They can count on you for whatever they need. I feel like I am a dependable person. I help where I am needed.

I show up on time and I am there when I am called.

However, as for most things, there is always a need for improvement. This is what a classy woman in a relationship is. She is a dependable and reliable person. 

20. Be Accommodating When Necessary

Relationships are about compromise. Sometimes, the two of you have to be able to work with one another in order to come to an agreement.

Your partner may be stubborn or want to do certain things a certain way. So, you may have to be accommodating to some of their quirks.

Maybe it will be how they want to do the dishes or they like the music you may not like. I know at times I have to put up listening to music I may not be all that fond of.

However, sometimes it is easier to just go with it. Other times you may be able to compromise. No matter what you decide, being accommodating in a relationship is a trait of a classy woman. 

21. Be Perceptive

Part of being a classy woman in a relationship is being able to catch onto things that your partner may not realize you are catching onto.

This is a skill that I feel I am good at. I am able to pay attention and remember things that others may not realize I notice.

I may not even realize I am picking up on things until I am thinking about it later. You can pick up on ideas you can use for birthday or Christmas presents, things that maybe they want to do, etc.

This is an important trait. You may not realize how important it is until later. But, being perceptive is an important part of being a classy woman in a relationship. 

22. Be Able to Work as a Team

This one goes along with being accommodating. When you are in a relationship, you are a team. You have to work together. This is part of being a classy woman in a relationship.

You are not just one person, you are a duo, a team. You have to be understanding, a good listener, open to suggestions, and understanding. It is not always about you all the time.

If they are upset, you have to listen and help them. You have to both decide what you want to do when you go out. You or your partner cannot always make every decision.

It has to be a mutual decision from time to time. A classy woman is a team player.

23. Do Not Overshare

When you are in a relationship, especially when you are first starting out, you will not want to overshare. A classy woman will not spill every detail about their life at first.

You have to get a read on your partner and what they are sharing. Use what details they share as a guide. Sometimes I have the tendency to be an open book and be willing to share anything with almost everyone.

However, I have to keep in mind, not everyone wants to hear everything. So, be careful when you are just starting a relationship.

As time goes on, you can share more information. If your partner starts sharing more, then you can as well. A classy woman is careful to overshare.

24. Keep the PDA Subtle

People either love or hate PDA. However, a classy woman in a relationship does not overdo the PDA. They know that the public is not the place to be overly affectionate.

They keep it to simple kisses or hugs and handle holding. They have boundaries that are set with their partner. You may not be opposed to PDA, but be sure to not overdo it.

So, keep that in mind when starting out your relationship. Have a discussion about how they feel about PDA and what they are comfortable with.

This is part of being accommodating and being a team. It combines multiple traits of being a classy woman. 

25. Celebrate Your Partner’s Achievements

Just like you celebrate your small achievements, a classy woman also celebrates her partner’s accomplishments. They do not have to have a large celebration, just a small acknowledgment of getting a new job or getting an A on a project.

You can buy his favorite dessert, watch his favorite movie, eat at his favorite restaurant, whatever he wants to do. You are just acknowledging that you are proud of him and his accomplishment.

This once again ties back to being a team. You celebrate your teammates’ accomplishments, so celebrate your partner’s wins, big or small. 

26. Make Eye Contact During Conversation

A classy woman knows the importance of eye contact. Whenever you are in conversation with your partner, it is important to keep the connection.

One way to do this is to keep eye contact during the conversation. However, this does not mean creepily staring at them while you are talking.

Look at him while he is talking to you and look at him while you are talking to him. This is something I have to make sure I am aware of, especially since I am going to be interviewing people as part of my future career.

So, this is a skill that has many different uses, but in a relationship, it is very important. It will show you care about what they are saying and it will improve your connection. So as a classy woman, remember eye contact. 

27. Value Trust, Respect and Sincerity

A classy woman knows that certain things need to be valued in a relationship. Three of the most important traits that need to be valued are trust, respect, and sincerity.

When you get into a relationship, it is important to have values that your partner also has.

A classy woman needs to be also to trust their partner, be respected and their partner needs to be sincere and honest with them. This also goes the other way. 

Your partner should trust you, be respected and you should be sincere and honest with them. If you both value trust, respect, and sincerity, then it sets a solid base for your relationship. 

28. Practice Patience

Patience is something that is important to have no matter the situation. Patience is important in friendships, family relationships, jobs, etc. Patience is a skill that I am definitely still working on.

While I am getting better at having patience, there are always situations where I could improve on my patience.

However, in a relationship, patience is extremely important. You have to be patient with your partner and they have to be patient with you. It helps build trust and understanding.

This is an important part of being a classy woman in a relationship. 

29. Understand Situations From Your Partner’s Perspective

This one goes along with having empathy. A classy woman is able to understand what their partner is going through. You can put yourself in their shoes.

If they are having a bad day, you can understand that. If they are angry, try to understand why.

You can understand their situation and are able to help them if they need help. A classy woman uses this skill to better understand her partner. They should also do the same.

They should be able to put themselves in your shoes and understand what you are going through. This will help improve the relationship and build trust. Which is another important aspect a classy woman needs in a relationship. 

30. Do Not Chase After Anyone

A classy woman doesn’t chase after anyone. A classy woman knows their worth and knows that they do not need to chase after someone. They let the person come to them.

They let it all happen naturally. Chasing after someone would force a relationship to happen unnaturally. While it may seem like something that is appealing and something you need to do, it is not the answer.

If something is meant to be, it will happen. A classy woman knows that and chooses to wait and not to force something to happen. So wait and if it is meant to happen, it will happen. 

31. Do Not Try to Change their Behavior

No one is perfect. That is a given. We all have bad habits and some things about us that are weird, and unusual. Usually, we do not recognize our flaws unless someone points them out.

That means, your partner probably has something that you think is weird or annoying. A classy woman does not try to change those traits unless it is dangerous or bad for the significant other. 

Other than that, a classy woman lets it be. You have to let them come to the realization of wanting to change on their own. It may be difficult, but a classy woman knows they can not force it. 

32. Set Boundaries for the Relationship

This one goes along with keeping the PDA subtle. When a classy woman first enters into a relationship, you have to set boundaries.

They may change as the relationship progresses, but when the relationship is new, you have to have boundaries set. What is it okay for them to share their opinions on, what kind of dates do you want to go on, etc. It is up to the two of you.

They may come naturally or you can have a discussion about it. But a classy woman knows that some boundaries may need to be set. So whether it is PDA or other relationship matter, a classy woman knows when to set boundaries. 

33. Do Not Get Jealous 

Sometimes without realizing it, you can get jealous easily. You may get jealous of someone’s clothes, job, relationship, etc. I know I can get jealous from time to time.

However, a classy woman knows that jealousy is a dangerous feeling. She knows she does not need to be jealous of every girl he talks to or of their friends or co-workers. A classy woman has trust in her partner and in their relationship. 

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Easy Ways to be a Classy Woman

34. Mind Your Posture

A classy woman knows the importance of having good posture. Whenever you are sitting in a chair, keep in mind how you are sitting. Do not slouch!

Not only is it bad posture, but it is also bad for your back. I am guilty of not paying attention to my posture when I am sitting and standing.

I am slouching or leaning over things. I know it is not good posture and bad for my back, but it is a habit that I am aiming to break. This is why if you want to be a classy woman, it is important to break the bad posture habit. It may be difficult at first, but you can do it. 

35. Know the Power of a Smile

A smile can say a thousand words. This is why a classy woman knows the importance and power of smiling. Of course, you do not have to smile all the time.

Sometimes you are having a really bad day, you are sad, angry, or frustrated and you could not even think about smiling.

A classy woman would not force a smile either. However, a classy woman smiles when she can. She also does not overdo it. She keeps it natural. A natural, genuine smile goes a long way. 

36. Watch What You Say

Sometimes, it can be easy to just let loose and say what is on your mind. You just say whatever comes to your mind without thinking about it. I can be guilty of this.

I get angry or excited and just let loose. However, a classy woman knows that sometimes that is not the way to go.

They watch what they say. They do not swear or say hurtful things out of anger. They do not exaggerate or tell lies. They think before they speak because they know their words can be powerful.

So, while it may be difficult and not an easy task, if you want to be a classy and sophisticated woman, start thinking before you speak. 

37. Do Not Spread Gossip 

This one goes along with watching what you say. A classy woman knows that spreading gossip is never the right thing to do. They do not spread lies about people or spread rumors that they hear from others.

I know, sometimes gossip can be fun. It can be interesting to hear what other people are saying about others and investigating if it is true. However, gossip can be hurtful and most times untrue.

So, if you want to be a classy woman, ignore the gossip that you get told. If someone tells you something, you do not add to it or spread it to others.

Trust me, I love gossip from time to time, but I know it can be dangerous. So, be a class woman and put an end to the gossip. 

38. Do Things for Others

Another way you can be a classy woman is to do things for others. A classy woman enjoys helping others out because they want to, not because they have to.

They do things without being asked because they know it’ll help others. They are unconditionally supportive when a friend needs them. 

I try to do this from time to time. I pick up something a friend needs from a store or pick up food if they have had a long day. I wash my roommate’s dish in the sink, etc.

They do not need to be big things. A small thing goes a long way. So be a classy woman, or even a good friend, and do something nice for someone.

39. Listen to Others in Conversations

To be a classy woman, you need to know the importance of listening to others in conversation. You need to be an active listener.

What someone is saying may be important. They may ask you a question and you do not want to be caught off guard.

It is rude to not be listening to others when you are having a conversation. You would not like it if someone did that to you.

I know it can be easy after a long day to tune someone out, but that is not what a classy woman does. So, get in the habit of being an active listener. 

40. Mind Your Manners

This one is pretty obvious. If you want to be a classy woman, you have to mind your manners. All the manners you learned growing up are still just as important.

You have to say please, thank you and excuse me. Do not put your elbows on the table when you are eating.

Hold the door open for others, cover your mouth and nose when you sneeze and cough. Of course, do not chew with your mouth open. Any manners that you could think of are important to keep in mind when you are a classy woman.

It can be a lot to keep in mind at first. However, just like most things, practice makes perfect and with time it’ll all become natural. 

41. Be Responsible 

This goes with being punctual, keeping your word, valuing trust in a relationship, etc. If you want to be a classy woman, you have to be responsible.

You have to be able to pay any bills you have, get homework for classes done, help friends when needed, etc.

It can be a lot of pressure when you first think about it. However, some aspects are already things you do naturally. If you want to be a classy woman, you just have to pay more attention to how you are perceived.

Would someone call you responsible? If not, think about what you can do to improve and be thought of as responsible. 

42. Give Sincere Compliments

When you are interacting with people, sometimes you notice something you admire and want to give them an earnest compliment. A classy woman knows this can make someone’s day and knows it has to be sincere.

The compliment should not sound forced, fake, or generic. The tone of voice and words you use should give off sincerity. If you do not mean what you say, then you should not say it.

When I give a compliment, I make sure they understand that I mean what I am saying. So, if you want to be a classy woman, pick your compliments wisely and carefully. 

43. Have a Sense of Right and Wrong

Knowing the difference between right and wrong is something we learn as a child. But, a classy woman always keeps the difference between right and wrong in the back of her mind.

She knows what she should do, like help others and maintain manners. She also knows what she should not do, like spread gossip and chew with her mouth open.

Those are all simple things, but when faced with difficult choices, she uses these guides to help make those decisions. 

44. Know When to Disconnect from Technology

Technology embodies our lives. We are constantly attached to our phones, laptops, tablets, TVs, computers, video games, etc.

New technology is constantly invented and put out into the world, which only furthers reliance on technology. This is why a classy woman knows when to disconnect from technology.

She can put her phone down, turn off her laptop and just be in the moment. She can have a conversation without checking her phone, she can read a book, play a board game, just be present.

Trust me, as someone who uses technology for school and work and just for fun, I know it can be difficult. But it feels good to just unplug. This is why this is a trait of a classy woman. 

45. Be Adaptable When Needed

Again, like many of the traits on this list, this one ties in with several other traits of being a classy woman. Which only furthers the point that being a classy woman is not just one thing, it is several aspects of your life.

This one is similar to being accommodating in a relationship, being a team, and not trying to change people. Sometimes, it can be easy to get stuck in our ways or set on how things should be done.

However, sometimes things happen unexpectedly. Trust me, many things in my life have gone the opposite of how I have planned. However, if you are going to be a classy woman, you have to be able to adapt to change.

Maybe push dinner back or move a meeting to a different day. Whatever it is, adaptability is key. 

46. Accept Compliments With Great Gratitude

Just as a classy woman gives sincere compliments, you have to accept them with sincerity and gratitude.

When paid a compliment, you have to assume they genuinely mean what they are saying, so you have to mean it when you accept the compliment.

Your response should show your appreciation for the compliment. The compliment may catch you off guard. However, do not let your response give that off. It may be a simple thank you, but it should be a sincere thank you.

Not just an “oh thank you”, it needs to be meaningful. That is what a classy woman does. 

47. Respect your Elders

This should be another obvious one. A classy woman knows how important her elders are and how they deserve to be respected. They should learn from their experiences and stories.

They should talk to them and hear what they have to say often. They are people who should be looked up to and not ignored. They may be your parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts, co-workers, neighbors, family, friends.

Whoever it is, cherish the time you have with them. Take an opportunity to spend time with them. Write down their stories and advice. It can be useful in the future.

A classy woman knows this importance and does not take it for granted. She appreciates and respects what they have to say. 

48. Never Show Up Empty-Handed to an Event

A classy woman knows that when they are invited to an event they do not show up empty-handed. They know to bring a dessert, drink, appetizer, flowers, something for the host or hostess.

It doesn’t have to be something expensive, just something to show their gratitude for their invitation.

A classy woman would view it as her being rude if she did not show up with something. If I were invited to a party I may offer to bring something or bring something anyway.

Unless they are told to not bring anything specifically, they always show up with something in their hands. This small gesture goes a long way in the eyes of a classy woman. 

49. Watch Your Body Language

 Many people do not realize how their body language can say a lot of different things. A classy woman knows to pay attention to her body language.

If your arms are crossed, it may give off a sign that you are closed off. Your face may look angry, even if you are not.

If you are looking at your nails, you may appear bored. I know I am guilty of not paying attention to what my body language says. So, if you want to be a classy woman, you have to be aware of what your body is doing.

Make sure it is true to how you are feeling. 

50. Stay Humble

No one likes someone who is a brag or a show-off. This is why a classy woman knows how to remain humble. She does not brag about her accomplishments, vacations, or what she bought.

She does not post on social media about everything she gets to do or has done. She keeps it to herself and maybe shares it with close friends or family unless she is asked about it specifically.

I know, I do not appreciate when people are trying to impress everyone with what they do. It can be annoying and come off as rude.

This is why classy women try to remain humble and work toward their next goal. They know they are not perfect and there is always room for improvement. 

Final Thoughts on How to be a Classy Woman

As you can see, many of the traits of a classy woman overlap with one another. Elegance and sophistication are not linear. They are traits that you have to keep in the back of your mind at all times.

It is something you are constantly working on and trying to improve on. While it may seem overwhelming and difficult, I hope this list helps get you started off in the right direction. 




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Names to Call Your Girl Best Friend

Nicknames are more than just a fun name to call your friend or loved one. They tell a mini story about that person, the connection you have with them and how much they mean to you. They, in a way, signify your bond to that person. 

I don’t know about you, but I don’t give out nicknames easily. They have to be perfectly cultivated to encapsulate every beautiful, or not so beautiful, thing about the person who is given the name.

It can’t be super boring, basic, or plain (unless of course, that person is boring, but you love them for it anyway). A nickname has to be perfect; no if’s, and’s, or but’s about it, the name has to be absolutely perfect.

Now, after hearing my spiel about how important nicknames are, I am sure you are thinking about the fact that your girl best friend doesn’t have one.

I bet the panic is staring to set in now, “Why doesn’t my girl best friend have a nickname???” and “Why is my nickname for my girl best friend so bad?? How can I make it better?” Take a deep breath and worry no more.

Below are the best nicknames for your girl best friend and they aren’t super plain or basic. If you’re looking for names like those, then this isn’t the article for you because plain nicknames are pretty easy to come up with.

But hey, if that’s the perfect fit for your girl best friend by all means, use that nickname. 

Continuing on, below I have taken the nickname game to the next level by organizing all the nicknames into categories.

Simply look through the category that suites your relationship and choose from 50 names, or better yet, use my examples to come up with the perfect custom nickname for your girl best friend.

No matter what name you end up choosing or creating, she will love it!

Before you begin, remember, the nickname process can be a long one and it deserves the time. The perfect nickname can be tricky to find, however, you will know when you’ve found the perfect name because it will fit effortlessly.

Also, if it is the perfect nickname, it may stick with your girl best friend for the rest of her life. So, again, make sure it’s the right name for her! Enjoy the nickname process!





Smart Names to Call Your Girl Best Friend


Smart Names to Call Your Girl Best Friend


Below are some cute smart nicknames to call your girl best friend who always seems to have the answers to everything.

Now, this could be in life, school, or simply random facts; this girl knows it all and more importantly, this girl deserves the perfect nickname.

Consider the options below!

  1. Smarty
  2. Big Brains
  3. Brainy
  4. Brainiac
  5. Worm
  6. Reader
  7. Genius
  8. Owl
  9. Nerd
  10. Nerdy
  11. Young Sheldon
  12. Einstein
  13. Booker
  14. Course Hero
  15. Grade Saver
  16. Apple
  17. Hacker
  18. Lib
  19. Wordy
  20. Brains
  21. Daze
  22. Solver
  23. Professor
  24. Wordle
  25. The President
  26. The Secretary
  27. The Brains
  28. Skater
  29. McSmart
  30. Google
  31. The Saver
  32. Nobel
  33. The Main
  34. Tutor
  35. The Teacher
  36. Nodder
  37. The Knower
  38. OZ
  39. Overlord
  40. Brilliant
  41. Light
  42. Beamer
  43. Shooting Star
  44. Champ
  45. Egghead
  46. Goggles
  47. Ivy
  48. Lemon
  49. Magic Lady
  50. Ray


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Funny Names to Call Your Girl Best Friend


Funny Names to Call Your Girl Best Friend


Funny, original nicknames are hard to come by these days. It seems as though every good nickname is attributed to someone you already know; therefore, you can’t use it.

If you find this happening to you, consider the list below. This list contains some funny nicknames you may or may not have heard of before.

If you have, consider them as a steppingstone to help you find or create the perfect funny nickname.

  1. Goose
  2. Goon
  3. Gooser
  4. Bug
  5. Nugget
  6. Dogo
  7. Kiwi
  8. Rat
  9. Moose
  10. Ducky
  11. Spoon
  12. Buba
  13. Bub
  14. Bab
  15. Thing
  16. Bear
  17. Sneak
  18. Slink
  19. Slinky
  20. Shifty
  21. Pal
  22. Bro
  23. Dude
  24. Buddy
  25. Sipper
  26. Teddy
  27. Funky
  28. Ding Dong
  29. Whopper
  30. Pots
  31. Frugal
  32. Wally
  33. Snail
  34. Light Weight
  35. Goof
  36. Bono
  37. Fudge
  38. Bosco
  39. Special __ (letter of their name, ex. Special K)
  40. The first letter of their name (ex. B)
  41. Goober
  42. Snacker
  43. Stinker
  44. Stinky
  45. Cheeto
  46. Stepper
  47. Anything based off of their last name
  48. Barn Dog
  49. Beak
  50. Pinky

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Sassy Names to Call Your Girl Best Friend


Sassy Names to Call Your Girl Best Friend


We all have that one sassy best friend that deserves an equally sassy nickname. If you are struggling to find the perfectly balanced, or not so balanced, sassy nickname look at the list below.

This list has sassy, sassy sweet, feisty, and so many other sassy styles of nicknames for you to choose from.

Browse below and find the best sassy nickname for your girl best friend.

  1. Dumber
  2. Stupid
  3. Dummy
  4. Sass
  5. Spaz
  6. Weirdo
  7. Dung
  8. Doof
  9. Snap
  10. Pop
  11. Crackle
  12. The Weed
  13. Squirty
  14. Mother
  15. Bummer
  16. Bird
  17. Salty
  18. Grumpy
  19. Brit
  20. Snoozer
  21. Sleaze
  22. Squirt
  23. Tree
  24. Duck
  25. Pea Brain
  26. Loner
  27. Creeper
  28. Mom
  29. Parent
  30. Tooter
  31. Gingersnap
  32. Shortcake
  33. Bean Stalk
  34. Pipsqueak
  35. Hangry
  36. Cayenne
  37. Cheeseball
  38. Fuzz Ball
  39. Your Highness
  40. Nuts
  41. Kiddo
  42. Nosy
  43. Bossy
  44. Crow
  45. Diva
  46. Rebel
  47. Lazy
  48. Hun
  49. Rat
  50. Puff Bal

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Dirty Nicknames to Call Your Girl Best Friend


Dirty Nicknames to Call Your Girl Best Friend


Before you choose a nickname from the list below, make sure that your girl best friend is ok with the nickname.

If she gives you the greenlight, then browse below to find the perfect dirty nickname for her. But again, make sure to confirm that she is ok with one of the names below!

  1. Snack
  2. Hottie
  3. Sticky
  4. Looker
  5. Cutie
  6. Lover
  7. Hot Stuff
  8. Cold Stuff
  9. Shifter
  10. Sleeper
  11. Her last name (ex. Brown) (Keep it as is or change it up, ex. Brownie)
  12. Singer
  13. Snicker
  14. Sweet
  15. Twister
  16. Dynamite
  17. Banger
  18. Shadow
  19. Edible
  20. Goddess
  21. Doll
  22. Candy
  23. Sugar
  24. Smooches
  25. Sunshine
  26. Bubbles
  27. Bunny
  28. Bun Bun
  29. Tiger
  30. Sassy
  31. Missy
  32. Baby Girl
  33. Firecracker
  34. Goldy
  35. Amor
  36. Brandy
  37. My Girl
  38. Ace
  39. Fireball
  40. Kisses
  41. Sparky
  42. Caramel
  43. Spice
  44. Martini
  45. Snappie
  46. Buttercup
  47. Sexy Pants
  48. Sweet Cheeks
  49. Sugar Lips
  50. Angel

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Sweet Nicknames to Call Your Girl Best Friend



Dirty Names to Call Your Girl Best Friend


Finding a nickname for your sweet girl best friend is usually pretty easy. There are many cute names out there that you could call her.

However, listed below, are some of my all-time favorites. Use this list to pick the perfect nickname.

  1. Boo
  2. Love bug
  3. Lovie
  4. Lovely
  5. Lady
  6. Girl
  7. Girly
  8. Minnie
  9. Honey
  10. Love
  11. Poo Bear
  12. Sweety
  13. Sweetheart
  14. Beautiful
  15. Snuggle Bug
  16. Pea
  17. Beau
  18. Cuddle Bug
  19. Snuggly
  20. Hugsy
  21. Pookie Bear
  22. Quality
  23. Gorgeous
  24. Softy
  25. Smiles
  26. Baby Bear
  27. Mouse
  28. Puppy
  29. Bean
  30. Sugar Snap
  31. Beauty
  32. Goldfish
  33. Sky
  34. Bunches
  35. Pie
  36. Soul Mate
  37. Tootsie
  38. Boo Boo
  39. Lulu
  40. Gal
  41. Soul Sister
  42. Chickee
  43. Dreamer
  44. Muffin
  45. Lady Bug
  46. Buzzy
  47. Rosie
  48. Iris
  49. Fun Size
  50. Pal

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Final Thoughts on Names to Call Your Girl Best Friend

Friendships are some of the most important relationships we will ever have, therefore, making sure that your bestie has the perfect nickname is very important.

Some friendships are sweet, while others sassy and feisty, but no matter what type of relationship, a nickname should be fitting for both you and your friend (especially because you will be the one calling them said nickname, so you better like it too). 

Also, I want to say, using a nickname that is coined “basic” or “overused” doesn’t mean it’s bad. It is a way for you to connect with your friend and it will be meaningful to you and her.

Therefore, even if the nickname is “basic”, it will be more than meets the eye because it bonds the two of you. 

If you are struggling or, rather, were struggling to find the perfect nickname, I hope the list above was helpful in finding the perfect nickname or discovering an original one of your own!

No matter what you chose, your girl best friend will love it!




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How Can Literature Classes in College Help You in Life




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Much of the world’s historical cultures and traditions have been preserved in literary pieces that can be studied to learn about the older ways of life.

Most literary pieces contain encounters filled with various human experiences that help broaden one’s understanding of the world they live in. In a nutshell, studying literature courses can help you learn about various cultures and histories through commentaries, stories, and theories.

But, there’s more. Modern literature programs and classes are usually structured in ways that enable students to absorb a lot more.

This means that today’s literature programs can help students develop several transferable skills like essay writing, critical thinking, and more.

Thus, those students who study literature in college can learn several skills that can later be beneficial to employers. In this article, we will take a closer look at how literature classes in college can help you in life ahead.

But before we jump in, students reading this should also know that certain aspects of taking literature classes can be tough. For example, it is never easy to write great essays without a thorough knowledge of the process.

Thus, to perform better, students need all the help they can get.

Today, several digital platforms help students with their academic work. For example, students can use a top platform like Studyfy for their help write my essay or ‘edit my essay’ services.

Using such services enables students to boost their academic performance while also giving them insights into their essay work.

In no particular order, here are 8 ways literature classes in college can help you in life.

1) You Can Improve Your Communication Skills

One of the best ways of learning to communicate better is through reading more. While studying literature, students need to continually read through various types of text like prose or poetry.

They are also provided with various study notes and are also encouraged to create their own.

Literature classes can also be very interactive and engaging. Most literature programs include discussions, debates, seminars, and more.

Overall, students would be able to learn better communication through more reading, listening, evaluating, and writing.


2) You Will Be Motivated to Weave Your Life’s Story

The main essence of any work of literature is that one can always find a story in them. This is because most literary pieces are created to record various events experienced in one’s body, mind, and surroundings.

And these experienced events are usually recorded as stories. Thus, reading more literary works can help mold the idea of ‘story creation’ early on in students.

And attending literature classes in college helps students understand the know-how of how it can be done.


3) It Can Help Improve Your Evaluation Skills

Studying literature properly is not just about plain and simple reading. But it also has a lot to do with being able to discern what one reads. And learning the art of discernment can improve one’s overall evaluation skills.

Being able to discern and evaluate then goes to help students communicate and write a whole lot better.

And this skill – of reading, evaluating, and understanding – is of paramount importance in the professional world.




4) You Can Become More Articulate

Most literary works are written in different styles because they are written by different people. And the more one reads, the more they would understand the complexities behind different writing styles.

But studying literature in college has more benefits than this.


Throughout one’s literature program, they will be put through various tests to gauge and improve their literary abilities. And one of the main abilities one can work upon is being more articulate.

This means that a good literature student would always include all the details when making any type of argument or point.


5) You Can Become a Better Writer

Yes, the ability to write well depends a lot on one’s imagination and frame of mind. But, to become a great or even good writer, one also needs to do a bit of reading.

This is because, without reading previous works, one will not be able to know the required standards for great pieces of text. And without it, one will not be able to write such that it grips their readers.

In the professional world, writers are some of the most well-paid workers. This is because they can convert heaps of information into understandable and engaging texts.

And this can help a business connect with its audience a whole lot more.


6) You Can Improve Your Interactive & Social Skills

Literature courses and programs are some of the most interactive ones around. Why? Because it involves a lot of discussions, debates, storytelling sessions, and more.

In any literature class, one can always find various types of commentaries and speeches from professors and students alike.

Literature students have the unique opportunity of digging deeper into various subject areas. And the best part is that they can do so with all of their peers together.

Learning such interactive and engagement skills from one’s classroom can help them greatly in their future careers.

7) It Can Improve Your English Skills – Better Grammar, Punctuation, & More

English is not only the most spoken but is also considered a standard language across several international communities. Thus, to grow to greater heights, sooner or later, one needs to brush up on their English skills.

Most literature programs and classes around the world are conducted in English. When one takes up a program in English, they have the opportunity of learning the language usage from the masters.

Thus, learning literature early on in life can profoundly improve one’s overall English skills, which can be crucial for career progression.


8) It Can Teach You Critical Thinking & Broaden Your Horizons

To efficiently power through a literature class or program, one needs to be able to contribute adequately. But one’s contribution is often seen as beneficial when they are also able to communicate their knowledge neatly.

A study of literature can achieve this by making students find various patterns and meanings in texts. Literature from various periods of the world also contains much information about historical cultures and traditions.

It can give a lot of insight to students about how people during different times in history were, what they did, how they thought, and more. This broadens one’s horizons and makes one look at the world in an autobiographical way.


The Bottom Line

There is no doubt that studying literature in college has several benefits for one’s life. But that being said, literature programs can be difficult in terms of learning and scoring higher grades easily. 

Students should learn beforehand about all the intricacies and semantics of their desired programs. Doing so would help them know which particular literature program would be the most suitable for them. 


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What To Bring To College – The Ultimate 2022 College Packing List

Are you having trouble knowing what to bring to college? We’ve got you covered! Check out this essential list of what to bring to college.

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This post is all about the college packing list! 

Going away for college is the beginning of a brand new journey. You are leaving home behind for three or four months to live in a place that you have never been to before.

You now have to go to classes, move into your dorm room and receive a whole new set of responsibilities since you are off on your own. This is a big transition for any college student because you are going from having to abide by your parents’ rules to forming ones of your own.

Your parents will still check in with you and make sure you are okay, but now, in college, you are allowed to become independent and make your own decisions.

Now, it is your turn to have faith in yourself and make the right choices, starting with preparing what to pack away for college. You are going to be away from home for a whole semester, so you have to make sure that you have all of the things you need.

You need accessories to jazz up your dorm room. You need enough personal care products to last the entire semester. You have to make sure that all your school supplies are packed in your backpack and that you are up to date with the latest electronics.

If you are fortunate to have your own kitchen in your dorm, you must have all of the right tools with you so that you can learn to cook your meals on campus. Through this guide to packing what you have to bring to college, you will know exactly what you need and get you on the right track!



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College Packing List for your Dorm Room 


1. Desktop Powerstrip 

Desktop Power Strip with 3 Outlet 4 USB Ports 4.5A, Flat Plug and 5 ft Long Braided Extension Cords for Cruise Ship Travel Home Office, ETL Listed

You can charge your phone and earbuds while simultaneously powering your lamp and laptop with this useful powerstrip.

It has 3 outlets, 4 USB cords, and a long, braided extension cord that is sturdy and durable.

With this handy tool, there will be no more overcrowded outlets between you and your roommates!



2. Laundry Basket

DOKEHOM 82L Large Laundry Basket (6 Colors), Collapsible Laundry Bag, Foldable Laundry Hamper, Folding Washing Bin (Black, L)

Keep your dorm room neat and organized with this laundry basket made by DOKEHOM.

When unfolded from its collapsed state, this hamper is 28” tall and 15” wide with aluminum handles for easy transport to the washroom.

Additionally, if you are having friends in your dorm, this laundry basket can be promptly folded up and put into your closet for easy storage.



3. Essential Oil Diffuser 

InnoGear Essential Oil Diffuser, Upgraded Diffusers for Essential Oils Aromatherapy Diffuser Cool Mist Humidifier with 7 Colors Lights 2 Mist Mode Waterless Auto Off for Home Office Room, Basic White

Do you want a dorm room that always has a relaxing fragrance to it when you return after a long day of classes?

This diffuser has 8 soothing colors, 2 misting modes, and will run as long as it has water in it.

The essential oils are sold separately, but this diffuser will mark your first step into the amazing world of aromatherapy. 



4. All-Purpose First Aid Kit 

Band-Aid Johnson & Johnson All-Purpose Portable Compact First Aid Kit for Minor Cuts, Scrapes, Sprains & Burns, Ideal for Home, Car, Travel and Outdoor Emergencies, 140 Count

In your many college adventures, you always need to be prepared for any possible scenario and with this first aid kit by Johnson & Johnson, you can be one step ahead.

This kit comes with 140 pieces of emergency equipment including Band-Aids, Neosporin, hand wipes, gauzes, Benadryl itch cream, Tylenol tablets, and much, much more. 



5. Photo Clip String Lights 

Photo Clip String Lights 17Ft - 50 LED Fairy String Lights with 50 Clear Clips for Hanging Pictures, Photo String Lights with Clips - Perfect Dorm Bedroom Wall Decor Wedding Decorations

Spruce up the drab walls of your dorm with these wonderful string light decorations.

With 50 clips and 50 LED lights that stretch over 17 feet long, you can hang up all the pictures you desire.

Begin with old photos from high school, then add new ones that you took while away at college!



6. Personal Fan 

Vornado Flippi V6 Personal Air Circulator Fan, Midnight

Most of the time, when you have a roommate or two crammed into the same small dorm, there isn’t a lot of air circulation in your room.

This fan can change this by keeping the air flowing with its 2-speed manual control.

Due to its small size, this fan should be put on a nightstand or desk. 


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College Packing List of School Supplies 


7. Daily Planner 

Bliss Collections Daily Planner with 50 Undated 8.5 x 11 Tear-Off Sheets - You've Got This Calendar, Organizer, Scheduler, Productivity Tracker for Organizing Goals, Tasks, Ideas...

In college, you are going to need a good planner to help keep all of your classes, assignments, papers, and projects organized.

If you are as forgetful as I am, then this planner will do wonders for you!

It comes with 50 sheets of material and sections pertaining to certain tasks, ideas, notes, to-do lists, goals, and so on. 



8. Mechanical Pencil Variety Pack 

BIC Mechanical Pencil Variety Pack, Assorted Sizes, 0.5mm, 0.7mm, 0.9mm, 60-Count, Refillable Design for Long-Lasting Use

With this enormous pack of 60 mechanical pencils, you will probably never run out until you graduate.

This set comes with three different sized pencils ranging from thin (0.5 point) to average (0.7 point) to thick (0.9 point).

They are refillable, multicolored, and definitely an upgrade over the classic wooden pencil. 



9. Travel Backpack 

Matein Travel Laptop Backpack, Business Anti Theft Slim Durable Laptops Backpack with USB Charging Port, Water Resistant College School Computer Bag Gifts for Men & Women Fits 15.6 Inch Notebook, ...

This travel laptop backpack with USB charging port is what every 15- year- old boy needs!

Comes with one separate laptop compartment which accommodates 15.6-inch laptops as well as 15-inch, 14-inch, and 13-inch laptops; one large packing compartment with plenty of space for daily needs and tech electronic accessories; and the front section comes with multiple compartments, pen pockets, and a key fob hook to keep his items organized and easily accessible.

And finally with a built in USB charger outside and built-in charging cable inside, this USB backpack offers him a more convenient way to charge his phone while walking.



10. Pen/Pencil Case 

EASTHILL Big Capacity Pencil Pen Case Office College School Large Storage High Capacity Bag Pouch Holder Box Organizer Light Blue

After you buy all your pens and pencils, you are going to need a cute case to store them in!

This case, made by EASTHILL, can hold up to 90 pencils or 50 pencils and has mini compartments to store all of your other trinkets.

The design is also very aesthetically pleasing and the product comes in 9 beautiful colors. 



11. Office Clips Set 

Binder Clips Paper Clips, LEOBRO 340PCS Colored Office Clips Set, with Paper Clamps Paperclips, Rubber Bands, Key Tags, Push Pins, for Office and School Supplies, Assorted Sizes

This is for the person who needs to have everything in their book bag so that they can be prepared for any scenario.

This set comes with 340 pieces of office supplies, including tacks, rubber bands, paper clips, binder clips, and key tags.

With this product, you may become the most organized person in your class!



12. 3-Hole Punch 

Bostitch Office 3 Hole Punch, 12 Sheet Capacity, All-Metal, Silver

If you like to store all of your class papers in your binder, then this hole punch is an absolute must-have.

In case your professor gives you a very long assignment, this tool can pierce up to 12 pages at once and it is made of alloy steel, so it won’t be breaking any time soon!



13. 4-Pack Spiral Notebooks

Yansanido 4 Pack (A5) Spiral Notebooks Journal Hardcover 8.26 x 5.9 Inch 160 Pages Notebook White Paper for Students Office School Supplies (Style 10-Wine Red,Brown,Green,Ivory, A5)

These might be the most gorgeous notebooks that I have ever seen.

This pack of 4 books comes with 160 pages each of A5 paper and durable double-ring binding.

However, what makes this set stand out is how aesthetically pleasing the style is!

They come in 4 lovely colors: wine red, brown, green, and ivory. 



14. Highlighters 

ZEYAR Highlighter, Pastel Colors Chisel Tip Marker Pen, Assorted Colors, Water Based, Quick Dry (6 Macaron Colors)

If you are the kind of person who loves to highlight their notes, these highlighters are the best tool for you.

They come in 6 pastel colors and have a clean chisel point so that you can highlight words with ease.

They are also very small, so they will fit perfectly into your pencil case. 



15. Sticky Notes Organizer 

Sticky Notes Page Markers Colored Index Tabs Flags Bundle Set,2 Mini Rectangular Notes And 6 Index Arrow Flags Organizer(640pcs), With a 15 cm (6 inch) Ruler. Leather Look Design Holder(1Set)....

Forget about buying regular sticky notes, this organizer might have the most impressive collection of notes that I have ever seen.

It comes with 2 sets of rectangular note pads as well as 6 sticky note index arrows.

Everything is held in a sleek leather box that comes with an added ruler!



16. 4-Pocket Binder

DocIt 4 Pocket Binder, Multi Pocket Folder and 1-inch 3 Ring Binder, Perfect for School, Office and Project Organization, Holds 300 Letter Size Papers, Grey (00939-GY)

This is the binder that everyone should have.

It can hold up to 300 pages and has 4 expanding pockets, so you should be able to hold all of your notes, assignments, and exams.

This product is durable, so it will last you a long time, and a good size, so it will fit in your backpack nicely. 


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College Packing List of Kitchen Supplies 


17. Chef Cooking Utensils Set 

Umite Chef Kitchen Cooking Utensils Set, 33 pcs Non-Stick Silicone Cooking Kitchen Utensils Spatula Set with Holder, Wooden Handle Silicone Kitchen Gadgets Utensil Set (Khaki)

How can you bring your amazing food creations to life without the proper tools?

This set has got you covered with 33 different utensils, perfect for any type of meal you are looking to prepare.

This includes a spatula, tongs, a measuring cup, tongs, a soup ladle, and much more.

Have a lovely cooking night with your friends and roommates!



18. 2-Slice Toaster 

Toaster 2 Slice,Retro Toaster,Stainless Steel Toaster,Extra Wide Slot,Bagel Defrost Cancel Function, 6 Shade Setting,Removable Crumb Tray, Light Blue

If there isn’t a toaster in your dorm room, it may be time to get one of your own.

This toaster looks like it is straight from the 1950s.

It is a great product for a college student who loves bread and bagels as much as they love a good retro aesthetic.

It would be the perfect addition to your dorm kitchen!



19. Kitchen Brush Set

Holikme 5 Pack Kitchen Cleaning Brush Set, Dish Brush for Cleaning, Kitchen Scrub Brush&Bendable Clean Brush&Groove Gap Brush&Scouring Pad for Pot and Pan, Kitchen Sink, Green

Once you are done cooking, baking, and preparing your meal, you are going to have to complete the next step: straightening up your kitchen.

This set of 5 brushes by Holikme is ideal for every part of your cooking space, from scrubbing your pots and dishes to polishing your pans and countertops.



20. Cutting Board Set

Gorilla Grip Reversible, Oversized, Thick Cutting Board Set of 3, Easy Grip Handle, Deep Juice Grooves, Slip Resistant, Large Kitchen Chopping Boards for Meat, Veggies, Fruits, Dishwasher Safe, Gray

Cutting up fresh fruit and vegetables in your dorm room is impossible with a good cutting board.

This set of three cutting boards in three varying sizes is exactly what you would be looking for.

These boards are made from rubber material which makes it difficult to slice through them and they are reversible as well, so you don’t have to cut meat and produce on the same side. 



21. Digital Food Kitchen Scale 

GreaterGoods Digital Food Kitchen Scale, Multifunction Scale Measures in Grams and Ounces (Ash Grey)

Certain recipes require an exact amount of an ingredient in order for the dish to come out just the way you want it to.

If you are cooking from scratch on a weekend, this kitchen scale is the way to go!

It gives accurate measurements in ounces and pounds, so your meals will always be flawless. 



22. Kitchen Conversion Chart Magnet 

Kitchen Conversion Chart Magnet - Imperial & Metric to Standard Conversion Chart Decor Cooking Measurements for Food - Measuring Weight, Liquid, Temperature - Recipe Baking Tools Cookbook Accessor...

This mini conversion chart is an absolute lifesaver.

With this magnet, you can convert liquid volumes and dry measurements with ease.

Unless you are the type of person who knows how many tablespoons go into a cup off the top of your head, this is the most useful accessory to stick on your mini-fridge or cabinet whenever you are cooking something new. 



Essentials for Cleaning and Bathroom


23. Mesh Shower Caddy

Attmu Mesh Shower Caddy for College Dorm Room Essentials, Hanging Portable Tote Bag Toiletry for Bathroom Accessories

This durable mesh caddy made by Attmu can organize your shower in seconds.

With 8 outer compartments, you can hold your combs, soaps, shampoos, conditioners, razors, and other bathroom accouterments.

Your bathroom space will be neat and free from clutter with this necessary accessory!



24. EasyWring Spin Mop 

O-Cedar EasyWring Microfiber Spin Mop, Bucket Floor Cleaning System

This mop is small but incredibly mighty and also very easy to use!

It functions with a push pedal to wring out the mop and the mop head can simply be disinfected in the washing machine.

It is perfect for cleaning up any little messes in your dorm room before your friends come over. 



25. Tall Trash Bags, Set of 90

Glad Tall Kitchen Trash Bags ForceFlex Plus with Clorox, 13 Gallon, Lemon Fresh Bleach Scent 90 Count (Package May Vary), White-gray, Lemon Fresh

Between you, your roommates, and any visitors that you may have, your dorm room is going to have a lot of trash.

These Glad trash bags are cheaper when you buy them in bulk, with this set of 90 bags costing less than 20 dollars - a bargain in my opinion.

They are also lemon-scented, great for eliminating any foul odors wafting from your trash can. 



26. Linen Towel Set 

American Soft Linen Towel Set, 2 Bath Towels 2 Hand Towels 2 Washcloths Super Soft and Absorbent 100% Turkish Cotton Towels for Bathroom and Kitchen Shower Towel Navy Blue

This towel set is exactly what you need for the bathroom in your college dorm. These towels come in a set of 6, with 2 bath towels, 2 hand towels, and 2 washcloths included. They are made with 100% cotton and are sold in a variety of colors, so be sure to choose your favorite! 



27. Broom and Dustpan Set

Broom and Dustpan Set for Home, Dustpan and Broom Set, Broom and Dustpan Combo for Office Home Kitchen Lobby Floor Use Dustpan Broom Set

If you track dirt into your dorm room, it can be quite frustrating to clean up your mess without the proper tools to do so. This broom and dustpan set is easy to use and can be easily stored in a closet or corner. There is also a comb on the inside of the dustpan so the bristles of the broom will always be clean the next time you use it!



Packing List of Personal Care Products 


28. Face Masks

Sheet mask by Glam Up Facial Sheet Mask BTS 12 Combo (Pack of 12) - Face Masks Skincare, Hydrating Face Masks, Moisturizing, Brightening and Soothing, Beauty Mask For All Skin Type

Honestly, you can’t beat 12 dollars for 12 masks. These are perfect for a mini spa day with your friends. They come in a variety of materials including peppermint, avocado, green tea, tomato, and so on, each with a different way to make your skin healthier. 



29. Coconut & Honey Hand & Body Lotion – 

Naked Bee 2.25oz Coconut & Honey Hand & Body Lotion (2pk)- and Coconut & Honey Lip Balm, Natural Personal Care Products

This product is wonderful for those winter months on campus when your skin is really dry and cracked. The set includes hand lotion, body lotion, and a stick of lip balm, all made from natural ingredients like beeswax, honey, aloe vera, and sunflower seed. Everything is paraben-free, cruelty-free, and gluten-free with no added dyes or pigments!



30. Facial Tools 

Original Jade Roller & Gua Sha Facial Tools, Real Jade Roller for Face - Face Roller, Natural Rose Quartz Roller - Face Massager, Facial Roller for Skin Care, Body, Eyes, Neck - Tones, Firms, Depu...

This is the perfect tool to use on a relaxing spa day after a week of assignments and exams. Made of pure Brazilian quartz, this jade roller and gua sha set alleviates inflammation, reduces puffiness, and relaxes your skin. You can even put these tools in the fridge for an extra bit of cool soothing power!



31. Beard Kit 

Beard Kit,Beard Growth Kit,Beard Grooming Kit w/2 Packs Beard Wash/Shampoo,Beard Growth Oil,Beard Balm,Beard Wash,Brush,Comb,Scissor,Storage Bag,E-Book,Beard Care & Trimming Kit Gifts for Men Him

For anyone looking to grow or maintain a luscious beard in college, then this kit may be just what you are looking for. This set comes with beard shampoo and beard balm, to help keep your beard full and healthy, as well as a beard comb and trimming scissors, for easy maintenance. 



32. Under Eye Masks

Under Eye Mask 24 Pairs - Reduce Dark Circles, Puffy Eyes, Undereye Bags, Wrinkles - 24K Gold Gel Under Eye Patches, Vegan Cruelty-Free Self Care by grace and stella

After a long night of studying, these under eye masks will do wonders. They are good for reducing puffiness and inflammation and it tightens the skin under the eyes for a rejuvenated look. These masks also come in the color of 24k gold, so you can look simply stylish while you are waiting for the magic to happen. 



33. Albolene Moisturizing Cleanser 

Albolene Face Moisturizer and Makeup Remover, Facial Cleanser and Cleansing Balm, Fragrance Free Cream, 12 oz

Everyone needs a good moisturizer to hydrate their skin when they wake up in the morning. This cleanser by Albolene is not only a great moisturizer but it is good for removing makeup as well. It is made from only 5 simple ingredients with no soap or water required!


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Packing List of Personal Care Products


34. Scalp Massager 

Hair Shampoo Brush, HEETA Scalp Care Hair Brush with Soft Silicone Scalp Massager (Purple)

If you are looking for the perfect shower accessory that will relax your head after a stressful day in class, this scalp massager would be great for you! This product massages the scalp to reduce itchiness and promote blood circulation while preventing dandruff. It also comes in 9 cute colors!



35. Pimple Healing Patches

Rael Acne Pimple Healing Patch - Absorbing Cover, Invisible, Blemish Spot, Hydrocolloid, Skin Treatment, Facial Stickers, Two Sizes 10mm & 12mm (96 Count)

With these healing patches, you don’t have to stress out about your skin anymore! This product comes with 96 total patches in two different sizes, 10 mm and 12mm. They are also vegan and cruelty-free. They can be worn all day and night, even throughout all your daily classes, to help get rid of any pesky skin blemishes. 



36. Microdermabrasion Machine

Beurer Home Microdermabrasion Machine with Pore Vacuum Massage for Radiant Skin | Personal Microdermabrasion Tool for Gentle Exfoliation, with 20 Replacement Filters, FC76

If you don’t clean your pores often, you can get annoying pimples and blemishes. This device is the perfect pore cleanser that you need! The vacuum can be used in 2 intensity levels, so it works for those with sensitive skin and those with tough skin. It would be a very good addition to your skincare routine!



37. Foot File 

Colossal Pedicure Rasp Foot File, Professional Foot Care Pedicure Stainless Steel File to Removes Hard Skin, Can Be Used On Both Dry and Wet Feet

When you spend all day walking around on campus, you can develop blisters and hardened skin on your feet that may be difficult to alleviate. This foot file will help remove any calluses or unnecessary skin on your foot so that they can become smooth and soft once again. 



Packing List of Electronics 

38. Portable Power Bank 

2-Pack Miady 10000mAh Dual USB Portable Charger, Fast Charging Power Bank with USB C Input, Backup Charger for iPhone X, Galaxy S9, Pixel 3 and etc …

When you forget to charge your phone and it is on 1 percent battery with no charger in sight, it is one of the worst feelings in the world. This pack of 2 portable power banks eliminates the problem immediately. These banks are compatible with Google, Samsung, Apple, and Motorola models and include 2 USB ports, so you can charge two devices at once!



39. Sleep Headphones 

Sleep Headphones Wireless, Perytong Bluetooth Sports Headband Headphones with Ultra-Thin HD Stereo Speakers Perfect for Sleeping,Workout,Jogging,Yoga,Insomnia, Air Travel, Meditation

These headphones are perfect for when you have trouble falling asleep and need soothing music to help wind your body down. This device could also be used while you are at the gym since they last for 10 hours of playtime in one charge and have a breathable headband. 



40. Echo Dot (4th Generation) 

Echo Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) | Smart speaker with Alexa | Charcoal

If you are looking for a good device to play music in your dorm while you are studying, cleaning, or dancing, invest in the latest smart speaker from Amazon. You can listen to your favorite playlists from streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music, and SiriusXM, while also being connected to Alexa, Amazon’s virtual assistant. 



41. 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Station

Wireless Charging Station, 3 in 1 Foldable Wireless Charger Stand, Wireless Charging Stand for iPhone 13/12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max/11/XS Max/XS/XR/X/8P, Airpods 2/pro, Apple Watch, and Qi-Certified Phones

This wireless charging station is most useful for a college student who has all of the latest Apple products. With this device, you can charge your iPhone, Airpods, and Apple Watch all at the same time. It is compatible with recent Samsung models as well and is foldable and wireless for easy transport. 



42. Beats Studio Buds 

Beats Studio Buds – True Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds – Compatible with Apple & Android, Built-in Microphone, IPX4 Rating, Sweat Resistant Earphones, Class 1 Bluetooth Headphones - Bla...

These are a durable pair of earbuds that will best suit any college student who loves to listen to their tunes all around campus. They can last for up to 8 hours with one charge and come with an active noise-canceling feature for the times when you are listening to music while studying and trying to avoid distractions.


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Food and Snacks


43. Compact Air Fryer 

Dash Compact Air Fryer Oven Cooker with Temperature Control, Non-stick Fry Basket, Recipe Guide + Auto Shut off Feature, 2 Quart - Aqua

Most dorm rooms don’t have a stove or even a microwave, let alone a cooking appliance as messy as a deep fryer. However, this perfectly sized air fryer will do just the trick. It can cook up to 2 quarts of food without frying it in unhealthy oils and this reduces the fat content by 70 to 80 percent.



44. Food Storage Containers, 16-Pack 

Food Storage Containers Set - Airtight Plastic Containers with Easy Snap Lids (16 Pack) - Leak Proof Kitchen & Pantry Organization - BPA-Free - 16 Chalkboard Labels & Marker - Chef’s Path

Don’t let any leftovers from last night go to waste! This set of 16 containers in 5 different sizes is just what you need to store any kind of food, from fruits and vegetables to the pizza you had for lunch that you want to save until tomorrow. It also comes with chalkboard labels and markers so you can always mark down when the contents will be expiring. 



45. Acrylic Dinnerware 

US Acrylic Newport Plastic Plate, Bowl and Tumbler Dinnerware | 12-piece set Grey

Every dorm needs a basic tableware set. This collection comes with 12 pieces of dinnerware, including 4 10-inch plates, 4 bowls, and 4 20-ounce cups. They are made of plastic so you don’t have to worry about losing an item or throwing something out by accident. 



46. Mini Waffle Maker

Dash Mini Maker: The Mini Waffle Maker Machine for Individual Waffles, Paninis, Hash Browns, other on the go Breakfast, Lunch, or Snacks, with Easy Clean, Dual Non-stick Sides - Black

Become the king or queen of brunch with this adorable waffle maker! You will find yourself making 4-inch waffles every day if you have this cute machine. If you are feeling experimentative, you could also put hashbrowns or cookie dough in the maker and see what happens!



Packing List of Fun Stuff


47. Fitbit Versa 2

Fitbit Versa 2 Health and Fitness Smartwatch with Heart Rate, Music, Alexa Built-In, Sleep and Swim Tracking, Black/Carbon, One Size (S and L Bands Included)

This step tracker is perfect for a student who is looking to get more active while they are away at college. The Versa 2 has so many features: it can play music, track your sleep schedule and your heart rate, can connect to Alexa, and last for at least 6 days without a charge. An essential product for those trying to be more fit!



48. Mini Projector 

Mini Projector, AuKing 2021 Upgraded 1080P Supported Outdoor Projector, Projector for Outdoor Use Compatible with HDMI, USB, Laptop, iOS and Android Phone

This mini projector is a must-have when you are having movie nights with your friends in your dorm room. It is compatible with laptops, smartphones, and TV boxes, so you can project any show or movie through these devices. This product is definitely more useful than just crowding around your computer! 



49. Hand Warmers

10000mAh Hand Warmers Rechargeable, Digital Display Electric Hand Warmer, 14hrs Long Lasting Heat, 2s Quick Heating, Portable USB Hand Warmer Heater Great for Outdoor, Winter Gifts for Women Men

These warmers are essential for those chilly winter months ahead, especially if you are a student going to college upstate. It can also be used as a power bank to charge your phone, 3 temperature levels ranging from “it’s a little cold outside, I need to keep my hands toasty” to “I just stuck my hands in the snow and I need to regain feeling in them once again.”



50. Electronic Word Clock

Sharper Image Light Up Electronic Word Clock, Copper Finish with LED Light Display, USB Cord and Power Adapter, 7.75in Square Face, Unique Contemporary Home and Office Decor

This clock looks like the strangest game of Scrabble ever played, but its unique design is a big draw for me! Not only does it look cool, but is still very useful, tracking the time through five-minute intervals. I think it would look perfect on someone’s nightstand in their dorm room. 


Final Thoughts on College Packing List

Getting ready to leave for college is an incredibly difficult task because you are essentially leaving behind the life you had always known, at least for a few months, to a brand new environment.

You will become mostly surrounded by people you have never met before and you have to rely on your own decision-making to solve problems that may arise in the upcoming semester.

It may seem very overwhelming and it is easy to become stressed out during this period, especially with the preparations before you leave for college.

You want to make you have everything you need before you are off on your own, which includes your personal care products, electronics, kitchen supplies, and dorm accessories.

Hopefully, this list has helped guide you in choosing the right items to bring! 





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