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70 Cheap and Fun Date Ideas for Teens

Having trouble thinking of date ideas? Check out these original date ideas for teens that won’t break the bank, but will have a big payoff in fun!

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Dating can be intimidating, maybe it’s your first date, or you’re nervous about going out into the world after over a year of minimal social interaction, or maybe you just feel like you’ve run out of original ideas of how to spend time with that special someone.

Check out these original date ideas for teens that won’t break the bank, but will have a big payoff in fun!

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  1. First date ideas for teens
  2. Fun dates ideas for teens
  3. Cheap dates ideas for teens
  4. Cute date ideas for teens

First Date Ideas For Teens

All first dates come with their required amount of awkwardness, but here are some date ideas that may just be able to minimize some of the awkward – or at least make you have enough time to embrace it!

1. Mini Golf

Now, this is one of my personal favorites.

It has the right balance of giving you both something to do and to keep the conversation going, but it’s not too much work – nobody wants to get sweaty on a first date (at least I don’t).

It’s also one of the perfect dates to have a good laugh: bumping into mirrors, completely missing the ball, tripping on the course… you name it.

Mini golf is a great way to relieve some of that teenage first date stress and just have a good time!

2. Grab A Coffee Or A Bite To Eat

Getting a coffee or a quick bite to eat is always a safe bet.

Picking a place you feel comfortable in already or a place you really love (*cough* Starbucks for me) is a good way to take away some of those normal teenage first date jitters.

There’s a reason why going out to eat is such a popular option, and that’s because it’s easy to worry about everything else going into a first date, so you may as well have a good meal too!

Really though, going out in public always helps some of the awkward first date conversations happen more naturally.

3. Go To An Arcade

Another absolute favorite of mine – but that might just be because I’m competitive.

Going to an arcade means there’s never a dull moment, you’ll always have something to do if the conversation starts to lag and it’s honestly just an awesome time!

4. The Classic – Movie Date

Like eating out, every teen movie features a first date that includes going to the movies simply because it’s fun!

For shy people, it’s a great way to spend time with your date and see what they’re like one on one without having to be talking every second.

Tip: try getting to the theater early or staying a bit after it’s over, take a little stroll, or just sit and talk.

Hopefully, conversation sparks itself, but if nothing else at least you have a movie to talk about!

5. Game Night

Whether you choose a board game or Head’s Up! from the app store, a game night at home is a very relaxed way to have fun.

Perhaps going to an arcade isn’t your jam, but you still want to have something to do – BOOM! Game night.

Maybe you’re nervous about other people being around all the teenage first date awkwardness, or maybe you just want to stay comfy at home, it’s all the fun without having to go out and pay for an arcade… and who doesn’t love a good board game?

6. Slap On Some Skates

These skates are perfect for a snowy first date in the winter or an indoor first date year-round, ice skating or rollerblading is bound for some laughs.

If one or both of you are new to skating, it’s a fun way to try something out of your comfort zone and have a good laugh. If you’re both pros, you can race each other. It’s a win-win in my book!

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7. Go To A Concert Of Someone You Both Like

This one is kind of like going to the movies, but with a lot more standing.

There is nothing more fun than dancing around at a concert with someone you like, and it’s great for you and your date to bond over a common interest.

As the world starts to open back up more and more every day, keep your eye out for the perfect first date concerts!

8. Try Something Completely New For Both Of You

Going on a first date with someone is enough of an adventure, I know, but you could try going out of your comfort zone together!

This can be something as simple as trying a pottery or cooking class together, bowling for the first time, or going to a haunted house or ghost tour.

It’s easy to get creative with this, just start by asking “what’s something you’ve always wanted to try, but never have?” and go from there! It’s a great way to see what your date is interested in and will be a story you’ll never forget.

9. Explore The Great Outdoors

The best way to make sure you don’t just sit and stare at one another is by taking a little outdoor adventure like taking a walk, riding a bike, hiking, swimming, anything you want!

Get your own boots:

10. Go To An Escape Room

Now, this is one of my favorite ideas!

As a teenager, I was an absolute sucker for an escape room. They’re super fun, competitive, and a great way to get to know how someone acts under pressure right off the bat.

It makes for a great story whether you escape or not! Maybe even the person who finds the last clue chooses where to go for ice cream after!

Related: 55 Best Romantic Questions To Ask Your Boyfriend

Fun Date Ideas For Teens

11. Make Your Own Obstacle Course

Grab anything you can use around the house and put together your own obstacle course! It can be as easy or as hard as you choose, and it’s guaranteed to make you laugh.

If you’re inside, move the furniture around and make a little path, put some signs up throughout with activities like jumping jacks, or maybe you have to throw a ping-pong ball into a cup to pass that obstacle.

Make it super creative with whatever kinds of activities you both enjoy (or hate) and race to see who can finish it first!

For an outdoor obstacle course, it’s pretty much the same thing. You could carry a hard-boiled egg on a spoon to the finish line, or see who can make 20 baskets with a basketball and run to the end of the street the fastest.

12. Aquarium

Go try to find Nemo! Really, an aquarium is a lot of fun to explore.

Going to the aquarium is like learning, but not really, and it’s a cool way to learn more about something with your date!

To make it more of an adventure, you can research what kinds of cool fish you want to see and have a little self-made scavenger hunt.

You can also try to find fish that look like each other, which is absolutely hilarious!

13. Haunted Places

Research haunted locations in your town that have tours and go on some! If you can, explore them on your own… or if you’re too scared, like me, maybe just stick with the tours.

It’s a super cool way to learn more about places around you and, of course, you can cuddle up together when things get too scary.

14. Go To The Gym

Maybe you’re a super athletic couple or you just want to work on yourself but hate going to the gym alone (like me).

Going to the gym together can give you that little extra motivation to get up and get moving, but it’s also a super fun way to spend time together that’s different from the usual movie night.

Get your own gym clothes:

Shorts

T-Shirts

Yoga Outfit

15. Sports Game

This is a super fun option because it’s a date where you can support your school, a favorite team, or maybe just go enjoy some time out together.

Find a sport or a team you’re both interested in, or just go enjoy some delicious arena food together!

My partner is a huge soccer fan and watching games with him has been a great way to experience something he loves.

Even if you aren’t super into sports, the energy at sports games is bound to be a good time.

16. Amusement Park

What says romance more than riding roller coasters until you feel sick? Really though, amusement parks are so much fun for a date.

If you aren’t into rides, there are plenty of games to play and prizes to win, because what teenager doesn’t want a giant stuffed bear or goldfish?

17. Kayaking

There’s nothing better than a good adventure date, and kayaking is just that!

Search up some local lakes or rivers you can kayak at together, usually, locations will have kayaks available to rent.

From there, you can take a little lunch to eat together, just make sure you have the right kind of bag like the one above to take with you to make sure your valuables are protected from the water.

18. Stand-up Show

Does your date have the best laugh in the world? Go to a stand-up show so you can hear it all evening!

Whether it’s a well-known comedian or someone trying to get their big break, a local stand-up show is bound to give you and your date a good laugh.

19. State Or National Park

Hike through a state park! There are usually tons of trails for beginners or advanced hikers, and you guys can spend the day at one with nature.

Google the kinds of plants or animals that are common in that area and then you can have a makeshift scavenger hunt along the way.

20. Go To The Fair

If you’re on a budget, fairs tend to be more lowkey and less expensive. Check out when your town is hosting a carnival and enjoy a night of rides, fried food, games and tons of fun.

My personal favorite ride is the Ferriswheel; it’s perfect for a full view of the fair and is absolutely beautiful during sunset!

Also, if you don’t get some kind of fried dessert, did you even go to the fair?

21. Play Video Games

I’m not sure if any other partner enjoys video games as much as mine does, but I can tell you that as soon as I sat down to (try) to learn how to play a game or two, I had a blast.

Whether you’re playing against each other or on the same team, your date will probably love teaching and making fun of you, and you will love learning how to do something they enjoy.

Highly recommend it!

22. 5-minute Crafts

Look up “5-minute crafts” on YouTube and watch people try the most ridiculous life hacks. Then, pick out a few and get the supplies to try them!

A lot of times you have everything you need right at home, and it’s hilarious how they turn out.

Or try your hand at some of the fun and unique craft kits there are on Amazon!

Get your own craft kit:

23. Make Matching Clothes

In my humble opinion, there is nothing cuter than a matching couple.

And no, not completely coordinated outfits or the shirts that say, “I’m with her,” but something a little more subtle.

Here’s a tie-dye kit you can get off Amazon and you can pick certain colors you want to use to make the shirt your own!

Then, once you’re done, you can go out together with your new matching shirt.

Get your own tie-dye kit:

24. Try The Other’s Favorite Hobby

For me, this means learning how to play soccer and my partner either reading or learning how to knit – I’ll let him choose.

Learning something that your partner enjoys can be an incredibly special way to spend time with the person you’re dating.

You can understand what makes them so special, and you might even gain a new hobby!

25. Build Legos

Because every teen has that little kid still in them that loves building Legos, why not do this with your special someone?

This is a Lego kit you could use to build your own little town, or whatever else you desire.

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26. Go To A Park Or Playground

Maybe your inner child doesn’t like building Legos but loves the outdoors, head to a park together.

Hold hands while swinging, take turns going down the slide. Let your inner child run free together!

27. Game Night At Home

Here are some good couples’ game night packs you can find on Amazon! If none of these floats your boat, card games are another great option.

A game night is a relaxing, yet fun way for you and your date to spend time together… the person with the most consecutive wins picks the movie?

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28. Hit Up A Local Pool

Mermaids! Just kidding… unless…

But really, going to the pool is another great way to spend time with that special someone.

Whether you’re someone who likes to get in and splash around or sit on the side with a good book, a pool date is a super fun way to get out of the house together.

29. Photo Scavenger Hunt At A Certain Place

Pinterest has a bunch of fun scavenger hunt lists, like the one above, for places like Target, Walmart, or the mall.

If you aren’t a fan of these, make your own list and spend the day roaming around a certain store or area in your hometown where the goal is to find everything on the list.

30. Make Blankets Together

Head to a craft store and have each of you pick out your favorite type of fabric, whether it’s a solid color or a pattern, and get a couple of yards of each (I would ask an attendant how much exactly depending on how big you want the blanket to be).

Related: 100 Flirty And Dirty Questions To Ask A Guy You Like

Cheap Date Ideas For Teens

Odds are, in your teens you don’t have a bunch of money to be spending on special dates all the time.

Luckily, here are some cheaper options for dates that guarantee just as much, if not more, fun than expensive options.

31. Rock-paper-scissors Dinner

This is a super fun and inexpensive way to have a dinner date adventure.

Start each round by playing rock-paper-scissors; first-round winner picks appetizer, second-round winner chooses the main course, third-round winner decides dessert!

You can go as expensive/inexpensive as you want, and still have a fun time driving around and deciding where to go!

32. Paint Together

There are a bunch of cute painting tutorials on the internet, here is one of my personal favorites. Head to a local craft store or Target and pick up supplies.

I love to mess around with different colors as a way to show my personal style.

Make it even more special by giving each other the final product!

Get your own paint set:

33. Mall Fashion Show

Head to the mall and pick out outfits for each other at different stores!

It’s a great way to see if you know your date’s style, or to get them into something completely different, or just downright funny.

34. Thrift Shop

More inexpensive than a mall, a thrift shop! It’s crazy how many good finds there are at a local Goodwill or another thrift store. Go try on items you would’ve never thought you’d like.

Make sure you and your date don’t just look at clothes though, there are plenty of interesting little knick-knacks to sort through, too.

Bonus date: buy something, take it home and turn it into something else together!

35. Plan A Vacation

Let’s face it, while in your teens you probably won’t be going on a cool couple’s European vacation any time soon, but there’s no harm in looking around!

See what places you and your partner have on your to-do list and plan an entire trip.

It’s a super fun way to see what kinds of activities you’re both into when you’re in vacation mode.

Who knows, maybe you can even start saving up little by little until one day you really can go on that vacation!

36. Play “Would You Rather”

I know, this totally sounds like middle school.

But it really is fun! Picking out funny or ridiculous “would you rather” questions is an entertaining way to get to know the weirdest details about the person you’re dating.

You can also do this from anywhere… driving around, eating snacks on the couch, taking a walk. It’s like a date within a date.

37. Make A Bucket List

I love a good list, and the only thing better than having one list? Having multiple.

Sit down with some fun colored paper, pencils, pens, markers and any other crafting material your heart desires, and start making different bucket lists.

Anything from relationship goals you want, certain dates you want to go on in the future, or even a list of shows you want to watch together.

This can be a great way to both have fun and think about the future together while also getting a bit more personal and sharing your goals with the person you’re seeing.

38. Build A Puzzle

What I love about this date is that it can be as intense or laid back as you want. Do you want to try to tackle a 1,000-piece puzzle, or maybe just stick to 100? Totally up to you!

Pick out a good playlist, break out the snacks and just spend time together.

Bonus points if you put your phones away for as long as it takes to finish it!

Get your own puzzle:

39. Find A New Favorite Show Together

Teens have a lot going on. From school, jobs, sports, family, friends… sometimes when you’re dating someone all you want is time to relax and to spend time with that person.

Finding a show you’re both interested in that you can set aside time to watch together is a great way to spend time with that person and to also just take a beat from your busy life.

40. Hiking

Getting out into the great outdoors is a great date when you’re not wanting to spend a lot, or any, money.

Taking the time to get out, decompress and just talk with your date is a good way to just get away for a bit. Also, let’s face it, I’m a sucker for good couples-hiking pictures.

41. Run Errands That You Don’t Want To Do

This one might be a little more practical, but teens are busy! Maybe you have some running around to do but also just want to spend time with that special someone. Do both!

Hop in the car, run your errands, and maybe pick up a bite to eat when you’re done.

It might not seem like the most glamorous date, but who needs glamour when you’re with the person you’re crushin’ on?

42. Make A Playlist Together

Pretty self-explanatory… also pretty darn cute. Pick songs that make you smile, that remind you of them, hype songs, songs you even think they’ll hate to just have a good laugh.

I have a playlist with all the songs my boyfriend has ever shown me, and when we’re apart sometimes I’ll listen to it and remember all the times we listened to them together… it’s the date that keeps on going!

Make your own playlist:

43. Use That Playlist And Drive Around

Going off #12, as soon as you’re done with that playlist, drive around and experience it together!

That way when you listen to it when you’re not together, you can remember how cute or completely ridiculous your date looked while singing all the lyrics wrong.

44. Learn A New Hobby Together

A bit more general, but just as successful as a date! My go-to that I really want to try is bracelet making.

Amazon has some cute bracelet kits!

The point is, find something you both want to try and it’s a date you can do over and over again: trying something new together and mastering a new skill.

Get your own jewelry making kit:

45. Movie Marathon

Pick a series of movies like Harry Potter or Marvel (my personal favorite) and try to watch as many movies in that series in a day as you can.

A little pre-date can be getting all the necessary snacks to get you through the day.

If you’re not a big series fan, pick 4-5 movies that you either have or haven’t seen and watch them together! Just as much fun, with a little more decision-making.

46. Make A Fort

Want to have a lazy, rainy day? Grab a bunch of pillows, blankets, anything else you can get your hands on, and make a fort.

Cuddle up, tell stories and just laugh!

There’s a popular belief that you have to DO something on a date when sometimes the most fun thing to do with your partner is just with them, all cozied up and forgetting about responsibility for a bit… you might as well do that in a fort.

47. Write Each Other Letters For Future Events

As someone in a long-distance relationship, this is one of my favorite dates. It can be really special in the moment to look up at the person you’re dating and write what you want them to know in the future, whether you’re in person or not.

It also makes for a fun future date when you open the letters and read them… bring tissues.

48. Color

I don’t know a single teen who doesn’t like to color, and if you say you don’t, you’re lying. What’s there not to like? It’s super fun and relaxing!

Grab some crayons and pick out a coloring book for each other. Maybe turn on that movie you picked to watch together, or that TV series you’re binge-watching, and color while you watch.

Bonus points if you finish the coloring book (eventually, maybe not all in one sitting) and give it to your partner!

Get your own coloring book:

49. Make A Time Capsule

This is another date that keeps on giving. Go to the store and pick out whatever kind of bin you like.

Go through your stuff and pick items that remind you of other dates, of your partner in general, or things about yourself that you want to look back on in the future.

Occasionally, come back to your capsule and spend a few hours adding to it.

Eventually, go through it together! Again, you might want to bring tissues.

50. Go To The Animal Shelter

We saved the cutest date ideas for last. Cute date. Cute animals.

You may even fall in love with an adorable animal and decide to take one home!

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Cute Date Ideas For Teens

These are the most Instagram-able dates on this list. The cute dates that make everyone else without a date feel super single.

51. Picnic Date

Put together a photo-worthy charcuterie board, or grab some fast food on the way, and find yourself a cute little spot in a park to set down a blanket and spend time together.

It can be as fancy or as low-key as you want, because at the end of the day, what matters is that you and your date are having a good time.

52. Photoshoot

Have a fun time getting ready together and picking out each other’s outfits. Research some of the cutest places around you to take pictures and have a couple’s photoshoot.

It’s even more fun if you can get a friend to take the pictures of you, but there’s absolutely nothing wrong with self-timer pictures, too.

Bonus tip: take a video of you and your person together in different spots, doing different poses.

Once you’re home, go through and screenshot the best poses and BOOM! Couples’ photoshoot complete!

53. Go To An Orchard

This might be more of a seasonal thing, but orchards in the fall are so beautiful. In the fall, go to a pumpkin patch and pick out ones to carve.

Maybe get a nice warm cup of apple cider and go on a hayride. It’s incredibly cute and definitely a memorable time for you and your date.

54. Art Museum

Feeling a bit classy?

Check out an art museum in your city! Also, look out for discounts or free passes for students, some art museums know teens can’t spend a bunch of money on a ticket.

Roam around and explore different kinds of art, maybe even take some pictures of each other imitating some pieces, because if you don’t do that… Did you even go to an art museum?

55. Bake

Channel your inner Great British Baking Show skills and make some cookies, brownies, a cake, a pie, literally anything your heart desires!

Pinterest has some sweet and simple recipes, and you can spend time decorating together, too.

The best part is you get to eat your treats afterward! A cute date and dessert? Can’t get better than that.

56. Watch The Sunset Or The Sunrise

Grab a blanket and find somewhere with a good view to watch the sunset. Pick up a pizza on the way and enjoy watching the colors of the sky change right before your eyes.

If you’re feeling bold and aren’t grumpy in the mornings, head out super early, pick up some breakfast and watch the sunrise!

The same beautiful view, and it definitely calls for a nice afternoon nap later on.

57. Tour Guide Of Your Favorite Places

Whether your favorite place is your hometown, a town 10 miles away, or the library down the street, take your date to one of your favorite spots and be their tour guide.

I loved showing my partner around my hometown, saying, “That’s my favorite restaurant, that’s a park where I sat and ate donuts.”

It’s a fun way to show your date a piece of you, and you can take turns being each other’s tour guides!

Bonus point if you walk backward like college tour guides around a campus!

58. Mini Road Trip

While a cross-country road trip sounds like fun, it might not be the most feasible.

Pick out a place an hour or two away from home that the both of you have never been to and go exploring.

Take some snacks, make a cute playlist and jam out the whole way there.

You can make a bucket list of things you want to see or do while you’re there, so you know you aren’t missing anything!

59. Stargaze

Grab a blanket and just lay down and look at the sky together. It’s incredible the kind of piece you can feel when you’re just looking at the stars.

Take turns finding constellations, and if you’re like me and can never find them, look up a constellations guide to help you out!

60. Botanical Garden

Kind of like the orchards, but a more fun, seasonal spring date. Get dressed up and find flowers that remind you of each other!

61. Drive-in Movie

Find a couple of blankets and some snacks and settle in at a drive-in movie. It’s all the fun of a movie night with a hint of cute-couple-adventure!

62. At Home Pizza Night

Even though most people love a good carry-out pizza favorite, try making your own!

Definitely big bonus points if you try to make your own dough, but you can always pick some up at the store if that’s more your style.

Pick out a bunch of different toppings, experiment with different combinations and have an entire pizza night feast with a good movie!

63. Spa Day/Night

If you can do a spa day at a professional location, that’s incredible! If you’re like me, and most teens, though, that’s a little bit too expensive.

Luckily for us, Amazon has these cute kits you can buy to have an at home spa day!

You can personalize it as much as you want, maybe even pick out some nail polish to paint your nails, or a hair mask if you’re feeling fancy. Just remember, cucumbers on the eyes are a must.

Get your own spa kit:

64. “Reminds You Of Each Other” Shopping Spree

This is one of my favorite ideas. Pick a bunch of different categories like favorite food, color, drink, something soft, something weird, a toy… you choose!

Then, head to the store and split up and buy something that reminds you of your date for each of those categories.

Make sure you check out at different times and hide everything in bags, and then once you get home you can show what you got for each other!

65. Plant Something Together

Head to a local plant shop and find something you both think is beautiful- a tree, flower, bush, you decide.

Find a place where you can plant it together, maybe even try to have it be somewhere that is meaningful to you both.

Then, it becomes a place you can always go back to and watch the plant grow.

66. Portraits Of Each Other

Check out this drawing kit and consider having a little friendly drawing competition.

As someone who can’t draw at all, it’s a hilarious way to show off your (perhaps lack of) drawing skills and be silly together.

67. Chopped, At-home Edition

Pick either appetizer or main course and dessert, or all three if you’re really feeling bold, and decide who is going to cook each meal.

Then, head to the store to get ingredients for the other person. That person has an hour (or more if you need it, it really doesn’t have to be intense) to cook their meal for two using those ingredients.

68. Go To A Nice Dinner Together

If you’re able to set some money aside over time, go out to a nice dinner together to relax and treat yourself after a stressful week!

You can share appetizers and/or your meals, and just enjoy some intimate time together doing something special.

Taking time to treat yourself as a couple is a huge part in making sure you have things to look forward to, no matter how big or small the date is.

69. Motorized Scooters

Rent a motorized scooter in your city and ride around on them! It can be super fun to act as a tourist in your own city, especially when you do it on a scooter.

Race each other, make laps around a park and just let loose for a bit.

70. Backyard Movie Night

If you can get your hands on a projector, that’s great! If not, a laptop works perfectly!

Pick a movie, grab some cozy blankets, probably some bug spray and enjoy a movie while out under the stars!

Final Thoughts on Date Ideas for Teens

Dating is hard for everyone, but especially teenagers when you don’t know what to do or don’t have a lot of spending money.

These dates are customizable to fit you and your date in a way that’ll push you to try new things!

Whether it’s a date off this list or a variation of them, what matters is that you’re spending time with someone you care about and having a good time together.

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Most Awesome Names to Call Your Girl Best Friend

Looking for the best name to call your best friend? We got you. We have compiled a list of the best 250+ nicknames perfect for all personalities.

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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!

 

 

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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.

 

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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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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!

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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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!

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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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!

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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!

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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. 

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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. 

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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!

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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. 

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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. 

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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! 

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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!

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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. 

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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!

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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!

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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. 

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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. 

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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!

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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. 

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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!

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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. 

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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!

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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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!

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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!

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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! 

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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.”

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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. 

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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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