The summer after senior year has a bad habit of passing by too quickly. Maybe you spend all of it working at a summer camp, or you've been wrangled into a long family vacation, but before you know it, it's fall and you're moving into a dorm. No one is really prepared for the independence of college before they experience it. For most of us, it's our first time on our own, first time sharing a room with other people and first time living in a different state or city.
It can be easy to let the summer slip by, a blur of Netflix binge-watching and going-away parties, but amidst the late nights and even later mornings, there's a few things you ought to learn before you head off so that you don't annoy everyone that has to live on your floor (trust me, no one wants to clean up after you).