Sunday, August 28, 2011

College Prepster Approved School Supplies

Remember back in elementary school when we'd have an extremely long and detailed list of what we needed for the year?  And then in middle school, it got pretty boring.  And by high school, we were given a list of supplies we needed every day for a week (which meant trips to the office store every day)?  Oh, those were (not) the days.

College gives you much more freedom when it comes to what you need to get.  Instead of teachers mandating certain types of binders (1.5" only, clear pockets, NO plastic covering, must be navy, 7 dividers, page protectors for XYZ, blah blah blah) and "acceptable" pens, we get to choose what works for US.

Yay!

My list of necessary school supplies are as follows:


Pilot Precise V5 pens


Papermate Sharpwriter mechanical pencils


Lilly Pulitzer Large notebooks


Perfect pencil pouch




Don't forget to pick out your favorite backpack or tote!

What are your essentials?

xoxo

17 comments :

  1. I've been thinking of writing a post on my favorite school supplies. I love shopping for it, love using it.

    I love Precise V5- they're my favorite. I always try to buy a super-pack at BJ's before school starts!

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  2. I love BIC pencils. And Carly, are you going with a Lilly or Sarah Pinto agenda this year?

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  3. I haven't been in school for 25 years and I STILL love school supplies! Great picks, too!

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  4. And apparently, I did not pay attention in Math class. I just aged myself by 10 years. **Correction: I haven't been in school for 15 years!** Happy Sunday!

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  5. School supplies could very well be one of the reasons I became a teacher! After my own education, college, and now 20+ years of teaching buying my new supples for my desk and tote (all Lilly this year) still gives me goosebumps! Life really is what you make it, I make mine colorful!

    Love,
    Mrs. Kindergarten

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  6. A must-have are the Staedtler fineliner pens. Pretty colors for taking notes (or doodling in your planner), and they come in a cute little easel-like plastic stand for setting on your desk.

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  7. I am many years out of college but I get excited about picking out office supplies every fall and replenishing during the spring for work. Surrounding yourself with pretty things never gets old.

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  8. I love buying school supplies! I especially like coloured pens and a good agenda! This year I'm going with the ever popular Erin Condren one!

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  9. I love pens from Muji, and obviously a good planner is necessary - like a lot of other people, I'm trying one from Erin Condren this year!

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  10. I use those pencils too! I hate they aren't refillable but I press down so hard on the paper that I break normal lead.

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  11. I'm in love with Uniball pens, Papermate clearpoint, and Post-it highlighters! As for the rest, I'm pretty low key, but I do have a Lilly planner.

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  12. The pencil pouch is TOO cute. Love it!

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  13. My favorites are the Uni-Ball Signo 207 pens...they write like a charm and are smudge-proof! I have a terrible habit of rewriting and smudging. Love BIC pencils and Post-Its of all shapes and sizes! I also love enviro-friendly paper, folders and binders! Love your pencil pouch...super cute!

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  14. Oh my God...you have no idea how much I love those peans. Seriously, I have them in every color.

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  15. I just did my back to school shopping yesterday! My elephant lily agenda is already jammed full of birthdays and parties, unfortunately I had to switch to a Adidas backpack from my Patagonia because of all of my textbooks. :(

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