College Life Starts at Harborside Village Apartments

First college apartment

Moving into your first college apartment? You’ll need more than just books and paper plates!

As we reach the height of summer, the countdown has begun for many high school graduates. Whether you are attending one of the many universities Baltimore County has to offer or are starting at Harford County or Baltimore County community college, Harborside Village Apartments is the perfect place to start out on your own. As you think about your next adventure, try stocking your new place with stuff you will actually need!

The Essentials

Unlike dorm rooms, your Harborside Village Apartment does not come furnished. This means you aren’t stuck with a single twin bed, desk, and tiny storage closet to work with. And you get your own bathroom! So you are totally winning now. For the essentials you’ll need a bed, dresser, desk, and a place to sit. You’ll also want some folding chairs or some bean bag chairs for those late night study group sessions. When packing for college, many students forget the little things they have at home. Things like cleaning supplies for every room, a plunger for the toilet, curtains to keep your stuff private, lamps, bath mats and accessories, hangers, and brooms. While a trip to Wal-Mart would probably take care of all of these things, you definitely don’t want to spend your first week of college running back and forth to the store because you keep forgetting things. Pick them up a little at a time over the summer and you’ll be all set by move-in day.

Good to Have

The kitchen seems to be where people congregate but when moving into their first apartment, people tend to skip on things to fill their cabinets. When choosing things like utensils, coffee mugs, and plates, check out your local thrift store. Don’t roll your eyes yet. You’ll have pretty awesome things in your kitchen cabinets that none of your other friends have and you won’t pay a whole lot for them. On the off chance they don’t have anything you like, go to the local dollar store. Most people forget that the dollar store carries more than batteries and cards. They sell wine glasses, utensils, plates, pizza cutters, cups, bowls, and even bathroom trash cans! You’ll save a bunch of money and you won’t have to wash dishes before grabbing some food. College isn’t just about having a good time, it is truly about learning to live on your own and developing yourself as a person. Take the time to really think about what you want from this experience and go from there.

Harborside Village Luxury Apartments

Luxury apartment living is easy in Harborside Village Apartments are beautiful waterfront luxury apartments located on the picturesque Gunpowder Cove! To contact Harborside Village, please give us a call at 410-679-1130 or send us an email at You can also request a brochure to learn more about life at Harborside Village on our website!

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