iC Dingbat

6 Things You Should Know About Furnishing Your Room

Story by: Po Yin ("BoBo") Wong '09

Rebecca Lynch ’09, Floral Park, New York
Major: Government
“Don’t be too afraid to loft your bed.”

Stijn Ortega ’08, Lima, Peru
Major: Government
“You should be space conscious. I bought furniture that didn’t fit.”

Thora Maltais ’09, Thomaston, Maine
Major: Chemistry
“Especially if you want to hang pictures or heavy things, 3M Command hooks and strips will leave no marks or damage on he walls.”

Alex Gill ’08,
West Newbury, Mass.
Majors: Physics and Mathematics
“Rugs are nice, especially if you vacuum them.”

Hanna Noel ’10,
Fairfield, Connecticut
Majors: Anthropology and French Studies
“It seems like you need under-the-bed storage bins, because a lot of the rooms are not big enough or have much floor space.”

Mason Dutton ’08, Austin, Texas
Majors: History and Anthropology
“Bring about half as many clothes as you think you might need. That saves space.”

Po Yin ("BoBo") Wong '09
Hong Kong, China
Majors: Economics & English