As soon as you get settled back on campus, there are always a few things you know you should have brought from home. As the new semester draws near, Vox has picked four things you should remember to pack before you come back.
After last semester’s surge of laptop thefts, it might be a good a idea to invest in a laptop lock. The Apple store has a good selection. Prices range from $30 to $50. Of course, you could always just lock your doors.
Living in a densely populated area like a college campus could put you at a higher risk for contracting flu. Do a favor to yourself and your classmates by getting a flu shot or flu mist before you get back to campus.
Do not forget that it is cold in Washington! Californians and students from other warmer climates may be enjoying spring break weather, but DC’s average temperatures in January are a high of 43 and a low of 27. Long underwear, gloves, and scarves should not be forgotten at home.
For those of us who have kitchens, now is the perfect time to get cooking utensils like pots, pans, and knives. You can buy new ones, or snoop around your house for ones your parents don’t use.