64 Amazon Prime Day 2021 Deals for College, Dorm & Apartment Life

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Moving into your dorm soon and looking for some sweet deals? Allow us to make your life easier. With college right around the corner, Amazon Prime Day has (almost) everything on your dorm checklist. If you're ballin' on a budget, take advantage of all the incredible Prime Day deals to turn your dorm into your own personal oasis while saving tons of money.

Teen Vogue searched high and low to find the absolute best college, dorm, and apartment deals from Amazon Prime Day to help you figure out exactly what you need. From the best dorm décor to make your space feel like home to some extra items that you didn't know you needed – but will definitely make your newfound independent life easier. Ahead, you'll find 61 essential items from Amazon Prime that will make heading back-to-school both stylish and comfortable.

Best Backpack

Let's be real: A backpack is a must for getting from class to class. Use these ones to store all the supplies you could possibly need and more. With over 15 percent off this Prime Day, it's a deal you'll want to essential asap.

Laptop Backpack

$26.00, Amazon

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Travel Laptop Backpack

$49.00, Amazon

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Best Sheet Sets

After all those long days and late nights, you'll want a cozy place to catch some ZZZs. These cozy sheets will make for the perfect slumber — with minimal effort required. Made of lightweight a soft cotton material, these sheets are incredibly cozy and come in tons of color variations and patterns. You can score these for up to 25 percent off during Prime Day.

400 Thread Count Solid Twin XL Sheet Set

$41.00, Amazon

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Comfort Spaces Coolmax Moisture Wicking Set

$23.00, Amazon

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Best Mattress Toppers

If you plan on getting any sleep this year on the plastic mattress your college provides, make sure you also have one of these mattress toppers handy. Trust us, it will make a huuuggge difference. Anything for that beauty sleep, you know?

SafeRest Premium Hypoallergenic Waterproof Mattress Protector

$25.00, Amazon

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EASELAND Full Size Mattress Pad Pillow Top

$60.00, Amazon

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Best Vacuums

Hear us out: your dorm room or apartment should not look like a fraternity house. Clean up dirt, messes, and more with one of these vacuums. The best part? They are on sale right now.

BLACK+DECKER Dustbuster Handheld Vacuum

$100.00, Amazon

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VacLife Handheld Vacuum

$40.00, Amazon

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Shark IQ Robot Vacuum with XL Self-Empty Base

$600.00, Amazon

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Cordless Vacuum

$140.00, Amazon

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Best Steamers

You wouldn't want your favorite blouse or dress to get all wrinkly, would you?

iSteam Steamer for Clothes

$32.00, Amazon

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OGHom Steamer

$22.00, Amazon

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Best Comforters

Unless you plan to sleep on sheets with no blankets this year, make sure you also snag one of these cozy comforters. They're not only over 20 percent off but will also go a long way in keeping you warm during frigid winter temps — or if you favor air conditioning in summer.

Amazon Basics 5-Piece Microfiber Comforter Bedding Set

$40.00, Amazon

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Amazon Basics Reversible Microfiber Comforter Blanket

$70.00, Amazon

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Best Hangers

Maximize the minimal closet space of your new dorm or apartment by keeping it impeccably organized. Aside from looking aesthetic, these velvet hangers are also nonslip and extra flat. TBH, as long as it fits all your late-night online shopping purchases, it works!

OIKA Plastic Hangers 50 Pack

$32.00, Amazon

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devesanter Pants Hangers

$25.00, Amazon

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Best Décor

Your apartment or dorm room is your own personal space. Make it feel like home with the inclusion of some of your favorite décor. Want a cozier vibe? Add in a tapestry and a throw. Looking to add a warm ambiance? Throw in some string lights and doodle in your Rocket Notebook. Whatever you decide, your space will feel like yours.

Decorative Extra Soft Faux Fur Throw Blanket

$25.00, Amazon

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String Lights Curtain

$19.00, Amazon

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Soft Rug

$36.00, Amazon

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Mkono Hanging Photo Display Wooden Stars Garland

$15.00, Amazon

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Capsceoll World Map Tapestry

$28.00, Amazon

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Best Coffee Makers

With all those late nights studying (or hanging out with friends) and early 8 AM classes, coffee is undoubtedly essential during college. Save some money by brewing your own from the comfort of your own dorm room or apartment. Just pop in a pod, throw on your sweatpants — does anyone really get dressed for an 8 AM?— and you'll have fresh, delicious coffee in a matter of minutes. Just think about all the money you'll save by not going to Starbucks every morning! Plus, the choices are endless when it comes to Nespresso and Keurig flavor offerings, so you won't get bored.

Nespresso Vertuo Next Coffee and Espresso Machine

$159.00, Amazon

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Keurig K-Slim Coffee Maker

$80.00, Amazon

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Best Organizers

Living on your own can be quite a challenge, which is why it's crucial to keep yourself organized. Use these organizers to keep your clothing, desk, and drawers in tip-top shape. Plus, with over 25 percent off for Prime Day, it's worth adding to cart.

StorageWorks 6-Shelf Hanging Closet Organizer

$37.00, Amazon

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EasyPAG Mesh Desk Organizer

$17.00, Amazon

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HAKACC Bedside Storage Organizer

$7.00, Amazon

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StorageWorks 6-Shelf Hanging Closet Organizer

$26.00, Amazon

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Hmdivor Acrylic Shelf Dividers

$11.00, Amazon

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Ameitech Makeup Organizer

$27.00, Amazon

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Best Laundry Baskets

Whether you're living in a dorm room or an apartment, chances are you'll have to trek to the laundry room at least once a week. Make the experience waaay easier by adding in a laundry basket. Your clothing will thank you.

Rope Laundry Basket

$28.00, Amazon

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Rolling Slim Laundry Basket

$18.00, Amazon

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Best Shower Caddy

If you're living in a dorm room, you'll likely have to walk to your showers. And, while lugging five shampoos is totally fine, investing in a shower caddy will be life-changing.

Mesh Shower Caddy

$11.00, Amazon

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Shower Caddy Suction Cup Shower Shelf

$30.00, Amazon

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Best Towels

There's nothing like wrapping yourself in a cozy towel after a warm shower—IKYK. Snag these soft ones for over 20 percent off this Prime Day.

TRIDENT Soft and Plush Bathroom Towels

$50.00, Amazon

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Welhome Franklin Premium 100% Cotton 4 Piece Bath Towels

$62.00, Amazon

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Best E-Reader

If you love reading but aren't a fan of spending tons of $$$ on books, an e-reader is your best best. You can bring it anywhere and will have access to hundreds of books with the subscription. The best part? You can score the Kindle Paperwhite on sale this Prime Day!

Kindle Paperwhite

$130.00, Amazon

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Best Planners

To keep your life, assignments, and social calendar organized, invest in one of these planners.

Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook

$30.00, Amazon

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HARDCOVER Academic Year 2021-2022 Planner

$18.00, Amazon

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Best Desk Converters

Does your laptop cause you to crane your neck or hunch over on your desk? Use a desk converter to avoid this problem—and prevent the dreaded back and neck pain.

Adjustable Laptop Stand

$40.00, Amazon

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FEZIBO Standing Desk Converter

$130.00, Amazon

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Best Speakers

Love jamming out to the latest Olivia Rodrigo or Taylor Swift tunes? Use one of these portable speakers. Since they connect via Bluetooth, you can bring them practically everywhere and hear your favorite jams through crystal clear sound. Late-night roommate dance parties have never been easier!

The Bose SoundLink Revolve

$179.00, Amazon

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JBL Boombox Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker

$400.00, Amazon

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Best Microwaves

Heat up your favorite snacks in a jiffy—and score up to 40 percent off.

Nostalgia RMO4AQ Retro Large Countertop Microwave

$130.00, Amazon

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Panasonic NN-SD67LS Countertop Microwave Oven

$190.00, Amazon

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Best Curtains

While sleep in college tends to be far and few between (you know, studying, social events, the latter), you might as well make the most of it with a set of curtains. Since the windows in your apartment or dorm will be super bright, use these to diffuse it and make the most of the little sleep you are able to get.

BGment Blackout Curtains for Bedroom

$26.00, Amazon

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NICETOWN Thermal Insulated Grommet Blackout Curtains

$20.00, Amazon

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Best Toasters

Sometimes cafeteria food just doesn't cut it, invest in a toaster for your dorm room or apartment to make some of your favorites—like Poptarts, veggie burgers, toast, and more—in a snap. With over 20 percent off for Prime Day, it's worth the purchase.

Oster Precision Select 2-Slice Toaster

$40.00, Amazon

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Kalorik 2-Slice Rapid Toaster

$40.00, Amazon

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Best Lamps

Since you'll likely have a roommate, you'll want to be as considerate as possible if you're a night owl (and they're an early riser). Use one of these lamps to ensure the light from your side of the room isn't too bright. With over 20 percent off for Prime Day, how could you resist?

LEPOWER Metal Desk Lamp

$20.00, Amazon

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LED Desk Lamp with Pen Holder

$17.00, Amazon

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Best Fans

Whether we like it or not, dorm room temperatures are pretty unpredictable. If you're one of the unlucky ones with no air conditioning in the summer, invest in a portable fan to help keep you cool. While it won't get rid of the heat, it'll ensure you stay as cool as can be.

OPOLAR 2021 6 inch USB Desk Fan

$20.00, Amazon

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OPOLAR 4 Inch USB Small Desk Fan

$18.00, Amazon

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Best Laptops

For better or for worse, a laptop is essential for both college and once you enter the workforce after. A new laptop will have the latest and greatest technology to make studying and working easier – because nobody wants to see a loading wheel more than once a day. Since a laptop is quite an expensive purchase, save some money by snagging either of these HP laptops on sale.

HP Chromebook 14 Laptop

$270.00, Amazon

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HP Chromebook

$360.00, Amazon

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Best Comfy Chairs

Looking to create a reading nook or study zone? Grab one of these comfy chairs. They are over 15 percent off for Prime Day, too!

Hughapy Chair Cushions Desk Seat Cushion

$36.00, Amazon

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Hbada Gaming Chair Racing Style Ergonomic High Back Computer Chair

$200.00, Amazon

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Best Mirrors

Whether you need to check your makeup before the football game or take OOTD selfies, a mirror is necessary. Get ready for all those 'gram worthy photos.

Rechargeable Lighted Makeup Mirror

$24.00, Amazon

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Wall Mirrors

$26.00, Amazon

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Best Reusable Coffee Mugs

Running to that 9 am class? Grab one of these reusable coffee mug. Refill it in the cafeteria or on your pit stop in your dorm room between classes. You'll thank us later.

DICTEA Glass Travel Coffee Mug

$33.00, Amazon

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DOWAN Coffee Mugs Set of 2

$18.00, Amazon

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Best Blenders

Do you kove making smoothies, soups, or dips? A blender will majorly upgrade the experience.

Oster Master Series Blender

$65.00, Amazon

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Vitamix Explorian Blender

$270.00, Amazon

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