The following is written by our Summer intern, Carlos Lozano.
It’s almost that time of year again. You’ve had the whole summer to relax but now you have to get on that college grind. Regardless of if you’re a recent high school grad or the parent of one, prepping for college is one of the most time consuming and stressful things you’ll have to do all summer. It’s okay though! As a soon-to-be college senior myself, I know all the do’s and don’ts about the essential back-to-school items for cigar-smoking students. Obviously, you’ll need your bedding and such, but there are a few things that everyone should have in their dorm room to make it the place to be.
College is about getting your head on straight and getting an education, but you have to leave a little room to relax in the best way possible: cigars and video games. This will prove to be the best way possible to start a bond with the new stranger in your room called your roommate and will leave you something to do during those much needed study breaks. I would highly recommend that you bring some games along with the console.. It might get awkward if not.
As a current college student, I know that every so often you need to kick back and relax with a cigar or two, but will you really enjoy those bad boys without a well functioning humidor? Humidors are very easy to work and they will ensure that your cigars stay as fresh as possible. The best way to go for your college humidor is the Traveler 15 Cigar Humidor.
You can try your hardest to put the blame on your roommate but regardless of the fact, the room is still going to smell. Whether it’s from the cigars you’re smoking in the room or the natural odors that come from all guys, you’re gonna need to cut it down with some odor eliminator. There’s obviously some that are specified for cigar smokers but you could always use a little Re-Fresh.
If you cant tell me that you’re going to survive the next four years of college without a laptop, I’ll call you a liar right here and now. Not only is a laptop going to be the #1 tool for your classes, but this essential product is going to be a total pleasure, from Netflix to all of your social media needs. I repeat, you WILL NOT survive school without a laptop, so don’t risk it!
For all of those going away to schools, you’re going to want to explore and discover new smoking places. If that’s the case you’re going to hands down need a cigar tube to make sure that you’re transporting those cigars safely. My suggestion would be to get a single telescoping cigar tube. Effective and cost efficient.
In today’s society, living without a TV is basically like not living at all. Make sure you have that TV at hand so you have zero concerns when football season starts. You don’t have to get all fancy with it either. All you really need as a college student is a screen that works and connects to the wall.
Music is essential for everything from getting ready for class to hanging with everyone at the community lounge. That’s why you always want to have a pair of portable speakers around. Everyone likes the guy that’s on his A game and has those portable speakers ready to go.
I know you didn’t honestly think we’d forget about cigars! Half these products on the list would be ineffective without the actual cigar at hand. Whether you’re more of a Churchill guy or would prefer a Don Rafael, everyone should have a nice stash on hand for all those celebratory moments.
College is not only something new but can also be a lot of fun it you let it be. With the sweetest set up in your dorm room and all these conversation starters, it’ll be a miracle if your dorm room’s not the place to be this semester. If you want some advice, I’d make sure to click here to get our Back to School Sampler! Did we miss anything on our list? Let us know with a comment below!8 Back-to-School Items for Cigar-Smoking Students by Ted Esposito