Top Ten College Essentials

31 Jul, 2013


It’s time to load up the car and make the road trip to your son or daughter’s new home at college. Here at hhgregg, we have everything your college student will need for late nights, studying, and avoiding Dean Wormer so that those 7 years don’t go down the drain! Check out our top ten college essentials for move in day:

1.  HP ENVY UltrabookHP ENVY

This laptop provides all the necessities for college life. With its 3rd generation Intel Core i5-3317U processor, multi-tasking and even gaming can be performed with breathtaking color and clarity.  The HP ENVY is Bluetooth-enabled, allowing users to print from up to thirty feet away. It also comes with Beats audio for all your entertainment needs and a backlit keyboard which is perfect when your roommate is sleeping!

2.  Toshiba 32″ 720p LED HDTVToshiba HDTV

A medium size Toshiba HDTV is a must in college. Your student will most likely be in a small double, so the viewing area will be very close to the TV. This means that there’s no need for a 90″ to watch your team in the March Madness Tournament or have a movie night with Unit 6. This Toshiba 32″ is the perfect size for a dorm room and provides 3 HDMI inputs which makes it easy to hook up all accessories necessary for your entertainment area.

3.  Samsung Internet Blu-ray PlayerSamsung Blu-ray Player

With a simple HDMI hookup, the Samsung Internet Blu-ray Player plays your favorite movies in Blu-ray or DVD format. It also connects to Netflix, YouTube, and Pandora so that you can catch up on your favorite shows, listen to your favorite music, or watch the new viral videos while everybody in the room is able to see.

4.  Samsung 8GB 7″ Android Jelly Bean Galaxy TabletSamsung Tablet

Easily bring the technology you need to class without hauling your laptop with this Samsung Galaxy Tablet. Its Wi-Fi capability makes it perfect to bring anywhere, and its 1024 x 600 7″ display lets you easily play games or watch videos before class starts. Additional features include a 3MP front camera, Bluetooth V3.0, built-in IR blaster, and the Android Jelly Bean operating system.

Samsung Camera

5.  Samsung 16.2 Megapixel Camera

Capture your college experience and make those memories last forever with this Samsung 16.2 Megapixel camera.  It’s easy to fit in your pocket and provides quality performance. It even offers 720 HD video recording. You never know what’s going to happen at college, so its always worth being prepared with a camera!

6.  Keurig Mini Plus Brewing SystemKeurig Mini

If there is one thing college students know how to do well, it’s staying up late. With this Keurig Mini Plus Brewing System, you don’t have to worry about falling asleep in class like that kid in the back corner! Enjoy quality coffee, tea, hot cocoa, or iced beverages in under 2 minutes and in three different cup sizes.

7. Sony Clock/Radio and Speaker Dock for iPhone/iPod
Sony Clock

An alarm clock is probably the most important item for a college student to have. Without it, you probably wouldn’t have a grade point average. This Sony Clock/Radio and iPhone dock offers rich, clear sound to fill your dorm room while charging your iPhone. It features a backup power source to keep the alarm clock running during the all too common dorm power interruption as well as automatic daylight savings time.

8.  Western Digital My Book External Hard DriveExternal Hard Drive

This is one item that people often miss while doing their college shopping. At any university, your laptop is your life. It contains your files, assignments, presentations, etc. With one spill, drop, or theft, you can easily be left with nothing. It is strongly recommended to backup all of your files to an external hard drive in case of one of these incidents. This Western Digital External Hard Drive offers 2TB of storage which will easily get you through your college career.

9.  Holmes Blizzard Oscillating Table FanHolmes Fan

Many college dorms don’t have air conditioning which leaves students trying to find the most creative ways to stay cool. Avoid that struggle and embarrassment by purchasing a Holmes Blizzard Oscillating Table Fan. With three powerful speeds and wide coverage, this fan easily makes the room a more comfortable place.

10.  Lexar 4GB USB Flash DriveLexar USB

College students constantly need to transfer files between computers. This Lexar 4GB USB Flash Drive offers a simple, efficient, and easily affordable solution. With its small size, it’s easy to keep in a backpack pocket so that it is always ready when you need it!

Good luck on move-in day! Comment below if our list helps make the day easier!

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