9 of the best dorm organization and storage buys — from $6

Get into formation this semester

Shower caddy and plastic organizers on green and yellow background
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College life can be tough, so you're going to need these dorm organization and storage buys. Depending on which school you've chosen to attend, you have anywhere from a couple of months, to a mere few weeks to get prepared.

It's true what they say — "fail to prepare, and prepare to fail." This adage doesn't just apply to exams and pop quizzes, it applies to your packing list too. Yes, dorm rooms aren't known to be big, but there are cheat codes to maximize your space.

From hooks that'll free up floor space, to lazy-girl-approved rolling carts and trays — I've scanned the net for products that are going to get you a 4.0 in organization 101.

Highly-rated dorm organization and storage buys from $6

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Christina Chrysostomou
Former acting head ecommerce editor

Hi, I'm the former acting head ecommerce editor at Real Homes. Prior to working for the Future plc family, I've worked on a number of consumer events including the Ideal Home Show, Grand Designs Live, and Good Homes Magazine. With a first class degree from Keele University, and a plethora of experience in digital marketing, editorial, and social media, I have an eye for what should be in your shopping basket and have gone through the internal customer advisor accreditation process.