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    23 Things From Walmart You Never Knew You Needed For Your Dorm Room

    Make your dorm room feel more like home with a dry-erase mini-fridge, special hangers that'll give you more space in your closet, some cat-butt magnets and more!

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    1. A hanging closet organizer where you can place your backpacks, hats, and sweaters. You can go ahead and hide your stress in one of those cubbies too. Easily accessible, but out of the way for now.


    Price: $12.47

    2. A NutriBullet for anyone whose body is begging them for fresh fruits and vegetables. They even come with to-go cups and lids to make the dream of bringing these to class or the gym a reality!

    Promising review: "I have owned juicers and every imaginable type of blender through the years. This machine hands down is the best and easiest to use as far as creating delicious and nutritious fruit and veggie beverages. The recipe book is very hands on with great tips though I prefer to create my own concoctions. Looking forward to soup season." —JuiceMan55

    Price: $84.99

    3. An eggcrate mattress pad, because we all know your dorm room didn't come with a five star mattress. Upgrade your sleeping experience with this simple layered addition and you'll have eggcellent sleep.

    Promising review: "This was the best money I've ever spent! I have back issues (herniated discs) so we bought a new memory foam mattress which was firm but it was hard as a board. It felt like sleeping on the hardwood floor! I need the support, and this on top is perfect! Like a dream bed now!" —Jbro222

    Price: $23.65

    4. A mini-fridge with a dry-erase exterior so you can leave passive aggressive notes for your roommate about doing the dishes. Be careful, they might give you the cold shoulder. Aww college is SO fun.

    Promising review: "Works really good so far, no complaints about anything! Perfect size and I would definitely recommend to other college students. Great fridge for college, doesn't take up much space. I love that you can design it and the price is very reasonable!" —kne17

    Price: $104 (original price $129, available in two colors).

    5. A pack of S-shaped hangers to give you much-needed space in your cramped closet! Stack those pants and scarves and you'll see how much space you get, trust me, you'll be hooked.

    6. A compact, tabletop ironing board, because you have reached the intersection of your adult life where you are expected to look polished but you live in a literal shoe box and have no space for a full-sized one.

    Promising review: "No more ironing on your bed. Or floor. Or couch. Easy to use, easy to fold and unfold. Just enough for occasional pair of pants or a shirt. I definitely recommend" —AlwaysWalmartUser

    Price: $15.99

    7. A lamp with three tiers of shelving that will make great use of the limited space you probably have available. Three tiers for efficiency! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray!

    Promising review: "Absolutely love the minimal space it preserves! And it's a plus for uniqueness! A tall glass lamp with shelves? Come on! It doesn't get any better than this!" —MoneRo

    Price: $24.92

    8. An air fryer designed with a uniformed heating system to get that crispy fried taste without the oil! Thanks science!

    It also comes with a recipe book with over 25 to choose from! This thing can cook steak, fries, veggies and so much more.

    *Make sure you can have cooking appliances in your dorm room! If not, maybe there is a common space kitchen you could keep it tucked away in!

    Promising review: "It is very easy to release the basket from the basket. It fits on my kitchen counter. I have made baked potatoes, fresh french fries, and fried chicken thighs soaked in buttermilk then shaken in flour, which came out crispy and moist. I have reheated food I took home from a restaurant and it came out as good as when I first ate it. This is great for working people who need to cook quickly when they get home. No mess and delicious food!" — NJBelle

    Price: $79

    9. A rotating pizza oven that will also cook the rest of your college-diet based foods—fresh or frozen! I could honestly watch this rotate for hours. *swoon*

    *Make sure you can have cooking appliances in your dorm room! If not, maybe there is a common space kitchen you could keep it tucked away in!

    Promising review: "I was surely skeptical, but there is absolutely nothing bad to say about this product! I've used it three to four times a month for the past eight years, and I've yet to make a bad pizza. Man, it delivers! I also cook chicken, fish fillets, hamburgers and sandwiches with it. I'm not one for using a lot of cooking pans, this is simplicity!" —IcantLIE

    Price: $49.49

    10. A wall-safe dry-erase calendar, day planner, and cork board all in one — just peel and stick!

    11. A Himalayan sea salt lamp that may bring good health and wellness to your otherwise toxic life! Midterms, cafeteria food, shared bathrooms, ahhh!

    Promising review: "The lamp gives off a glow that is very soothing. I bought two of them. One for my room and one for my desk at work. I feel that it has helped with my anxiety. It doesn't get real hot when left on for hours. It's warm to the touch. You won't be disappointed." —Saltlamp

    Price: $14.98

    12. A throw pillow for anyone who needs this attitude to get through finals week. *cries into llama pillow*

    Price: $9.88 (available in four designs).

    13. An essential oil diffuser that will get you through this cold-as-shit winter just in time to get you through allergy season! Weather is awesome.

    It releases a cool mist and automatically shuts off when the container runs dry, so you don't have to worry about it!

    Promising review: "It's beautiful and works great! Makes a nice decoration even when you’re not using it. The light is so pretty. Colors alternate, or you can press the button to keep it on one color. The diffuser itself has a separate on and off button, so you can use just the diffuser, just the light, or both at the same time. Love that feature! Diffuses for about four to five hours. " — Dag

    Price: $23.72

    14. A pack of cat butt magnets so your roommates know exactly the kind of person you are on day one.

    The perfect person, duh.

    Price: $12

    15. A set of four bed risers designed with outlet and USB options for a more convenient place to charge your devices while in bed. Elevate your dorm room experience.

    16. An electric wax warmer ideal for those dorm rooms that don't allow candles. You simply place the wax cube inside and the device will warm up until the scent is released.

    Promising review: "I love to use this because I don't have to light it with matches. When I use this product, the wax melts and lasts a long time and it smells good. Oh yeah, and I don't have to worry about the wick burning out before my candle itself." —Marielu

    Price: $6.94

    17. A bathroom caddy wall attachment so your go-to essentials will be all in one easily accessible place. You'll be blown away with how organized your things are compared to your roommate's.

    18. A motion-detecting stick-on closet light to offer an easier way to dig through your clothes while you're late for class and frantically trying to find your favorite tank-top that goes with everything. *runs out of dorm room and trips over shrub*

    It's battery operated, so no need to find an electrical source!

    Promising review: "I purchased two of these lights for my dark pantry. The light is so bright that I only need to use one! The motion is a quick response and the slim design is great." —karen

    Price: $13.66

    19. A bottle of Poo Pourri designed to eliminate the smell of bathroom breaks and awkward roommate interactions like, "uhh, I'd wait a few minutes before going in there."

    20. A pack of two six-outlet adapters with two USB ports so you don't have to worry about who gets to juice up their electronics first. You don't want something as silly as a single outlet to spark a fight with your roommate.

    21. A TubShroom that'll have you thinking "why have I lived my whole life without this?!" It sits nicely in your drain collecting all the loose hairs that dare cross its path.

    *Make sure you're allowed to install this in your dorm room as it may require unscrewing your drain cap!

    Promising review: "This is the best drain protector I have ever used. I only wash my hair two times a week, and have to clean it out afterwards, but that is great because it means it is catching the many hairs I shed each time. It is so easy to clean too." —Stealth

    Price: $12.95

    22. Or an over-the-drain hair catcher for those that can't install the TubShroom!

    When you see the amount of hair that comes out of the TubShroom.

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    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.