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    20 Useful Products From Amazon To Help You Organize Your Dorm Room

    These'll keep clothes, shoes, makeup, and office supplies nice and neat.

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    1. A two-tier shelf organizer that you can place on top of your dresser or desk to save space and keep all your essentials — jewelry, toothbrushes, cosmetics, etc. — in a place where you can find them. Thanks to its plastic material, this organizer can be easily wiped clean, so if you accidentally spill something on it — looking at you, toothpaste! —you won't have to toss it.

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    Promising review: "Easy to assemble, sturdy, durable. Good quality. Perfect shelf for my daughter's dorm room." —Petras Baubinas 

    Price: $23.99 

    2. A set of four drawer organizers that can store underwear, socks, and bras at the same time! Now when it's finally laundry day, you'll know exactly where to put things away. And once you've successfully stored all your intimates with room to spare, you can use these to store art supplies, jewelry, and more!

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    Promising review: "Bought this set for my daughter heading to dorm life in college. Wanted to maximize space and keep her organized. These are great, and we should have gotten them long ago! She is already using them to organize underwear, bras, socks, etc. Great quality, sturdy, and they make everything look neat and tidy." —KB

    Price: $15.87 (available in seven colors) 

    3. A mesh desk organizer for keeping your mail, folders, sticky notes, and notebooks nice and neat and on your side of the room. Since this organizer comes in two colors, you can get one for both you and your roommate, so there are no more mail mix-ups down the road.

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    Promising review: "This is perfect to keep folders and small items organized in your dorm room!" —Katrina Lee

    Price: $28.87 (available in two colors)

    4. A three-tier utility storage cart if you are currently using an old TV tray as a place to put your essentials — like your phone, laptop, beauty products, or keys — and want something bigger that can provide more storage space.

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    Promising review: "My daughter loves it for her dorm room. Makes the perfect bedside table! Very similar to the $90 storage cart we were going to buy. Save your $$$ get this one." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $36.96

    5. A wall-mounted mirrored jewelry cabinet, so you not only have a full-length mirror in your dorm room, but also a place to store countless pieces of jewelry, cosmetics, sunglasses, and other small accessories. The even better news is that you can also lock this cabinet if you are going home for the weekend, so nothing goes missing.

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    Promising review: "This was perfect for the dorm room. It hangs over the door and provides a full-length mirror as well as storage that locks." —Tcouch

    Price: $127.99 (available in two colors) 

    6. An 18-inch freestanding laundry basket so even your laundry essentials can match the floral, minimalist, or zodiac-inspired decor theme that you and your roommate agreed upon. And unlike plastic laundry baskets, this polyester laundry basket is machine washable, allowing you to give it a good clean once it starts to smell.

    the free standing basket with faux leather handles and polka dot print
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    Promising review: "The size is perfect for a dorm. There is also an insert with a drawstring to close up the hamper. Nice functionality." —SA

    Price: $9.99+ (available in three sizes and nine colors/patterns) 

    7. A dresser organizer with five storage drawers to store all your clothes, intimates, and accessories, so you have more closet space for coats and other items. Since this organizer comes with all the tools needed to assemble it, you won't have to worry about asking your parents to help you set it up the next time they visit.

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    Promising review: "This was super easy to assemble by myself and fit perfectly in my daughter’s dorm closet so she could have a dresser.” —Sarah  

    Price$74.59 (available in three colors) 

    8. A bedside storage caddy that you can easily place underneath your mattress, so you won't wake up your roommate early in the morning as you try to ~quietly~ find your phone. Aside from storing your tech, this organizer can also store glasses, snacks, and headphones. Now you can stay in bed a little longer each morning!

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    Promising review: "Bought this for my daughter as her dorm room has limited space — she loves it. Her roommate bought one also." —Athena M.

    Price: $6.99+ (available in eight colors) 

    9. A hanging closet organizer with a garment rod that will save closet space while allowing you to store clothes, scarves, and handbags at the same time. And once the semester is over, it can easily collapse and fold flat. Now you'll have an amazing storage essential that you can use next year and beyond!

    A hanging closet organizer with a garment rod that can store clothes, scarves, and handbags simultaneously
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    Promising review: "Easy to assemble. Used for son's dorm room. The cubbies hold his towels, while the bar underneath worked perfectly for his shorts. I thought they would drag the floor, but they don’t." —KYork 

    Price: $13.89 

    10. A toiletry canister jar that has a storage lid on top so you can keep cotton balls, scrunchies, and makeup blenders inside while storing earrings and rings on top. But that's not all — you can also use this canister jar to keep all your paper clips, thumbtacks, and flash drives organized.

    a reviewer photo of the canister with a gold lid containing cotton pads and swabs with hair accessories on top
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    Promising review: "This was a perfect addition to my daughter's dorm room. She really likes the fact that the lid can also hold stuff like a few hair ties or her rings." —Meg (2 Girls a Book and a Glass of Wine)  

    Price: $8.09+ (available in 10 colors) 

    11. A 360-degree rotating makeup organizer that can hold 60 makeup brushes plus 30 skincare and makeup products at the same time. And in case you were wondering, this organizer can be cleaned easily, for those inevitable leaks and spills.

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    Promising review: "My daughter loves this. She chose it on Amazon and ordered it for her college dorm room, where it now sits atop her chest of drawers next to her makeup mirror. It organizes her makeup in a compact way with easy access to everything." —BrownieBaker

    Price: $26.88

    12. A five-tier carousel closet organizer that has 40 pockets and a 360-degree swivel, because if saving closet space is a top priority, rest assured that this organizer will help keep shoes, belts, hats, and clothes nice and neat.

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    Promising review: "I bought this for my daughter's dorm room, and she loves it. It holds so many pairs of shoes — even folded clothes or handbags — in the middle section instead of taking up more drawers in her small room. It does take up a little too much room in her closet, but overall, it makes everything so accessible. It was such a small investment for an organizer when we were shopping around." —JoBuck

    Price: $21.99 

    13. A haircare and styling tool holder so you can stop storing dryers and irons in the bottom of your desk drawer. Plus, since this organizer has three sections, you can hold three full-sized tools at a time. Now you'll also know when your roommate returns your curling iron or not.

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    Promising review: "Nice, sturdy storage caddy for my daughter’s hairstyling tools in her dorm room." —Melissa E

    Price: $19.99 (available in 11 colors) 

    14. A five-tier corner shelf for when you really want a bookshelf and a small corner is the only wall space left. Thankfully, this shelf only takes 10 minutes to assemble, so you and your roommate won't have to waste precious studying time to put it together.

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    Promising review: "I bought this item for my dorm and it was so useful. It looks nice and serves a great purpose. The item is durable and easy to assemble." —Marina C

    Price: $21.28 

    15. A power strip with12 AC outlets and four USB ports, so you and your roomie won't fight over who gets to use the last outlet ever again. This power strip also comes with a 6-foot heavy-duty power extension cord and a surge protector to protect against spikes and fluctuations. Talk about a great value!

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    *Pro tip: Pick up a cable management box while you're at it to keep all your cords and plugs neatly tucked away and out of sight.*

    Promising review: "These are great. I purchased two — one for my son's dorm room and one for home. He loves it. He said using the charger for the phone is great. Charges much faster than using a dock." —TBT3

    Price: $20.98 (available in three colors) 

    16. An adjustable wooden shelf organizer to keep your work desk looking like you spent an hour organizing it, even though the whole job really took you under 10 minutes. This organizer also comes in four timeless colors, so it will easily fit into any desk decor you got going on.

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    Promising review: "Love! This is the third time I am purchasing this — one for each of my children who are in college. The desk shelf fits perfectly on a dorm room desk. Great for creating extra desk space and organization." —Live to Give

    Price: $27.99 (available in four colors) 

    17. A pair of foldable under-bed storage bags that'll make storing extra blankets, out-of-season clothes, and bulky shoes a whole lot easier. Now you'll have more closet space to yourself and won't have to ask your roommate to share a little bit of theirs.

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    Promising review: "Love these! Purchased these for my daughters who are away at college, and they used these for storage of their clothes under their dorm beds and closet. Keeps clothes clean and organized. Ordered more, because I love them so much!" —Deb Mussallem

    Price: $15.99 (available in two colors) 

    18. Or a storage ottoman that you can use to stow away extra blankets and as an extra place for guests to sit. And since this ottoman can be easily collapsed and folded away when you are done using it, you won't have to worry about it taking up too much dorm space.

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    Promising review: "My daughter is using them in a college dorm room as a coffee table when pushed together, two separate ottomans when both need a footrest while sitting on the futon, and optional seating to move around when guests need a place to sit. The best part is they hold all the things that aren't needed every day, affording plenty of extra storage in a small room. Lots of practical options and uses for these multipurpose boxes!" —Mary Vander Lugt 

    Price: $27.50+ (available in three sizes and four styles) 

    19. A low-key wall-mounted organizer so you never have to tear the room apart to find your glasses or phone again. This mini shelf also comes with durable shelf adhesive tape, so it stays secure on whatever surface you stick it.

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    Promising review: "I had recently just moved into college, and I don't have a nightstand desk. It is easy to install and is extremely sturdy. It is the perfect size for my iPhone 11 Pro Max and my glasses." —Natalie

    Price: $25.98 

    20. A desk lamp with USB ports because, of course, you'll want fun and functional pieces that take up minimal space and can handle several tasks at once.

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    Promising review: "Awesome lamp. Perfect for college dorm room. I love that it has charging stations on it. Comes with a bulb." —Flkeman

    Price: $29.99+ (available in five colors) 

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