Keeping Valuables Safe in a Dorm Room


I'm about to move into a dorm for the first time, and I'm concerned about how to lock up my valuables. Should I just take my laptop and phone to the bathroom with me every time I go? Or is there a better way to keep these items secure?

Dorm-room thefts occur less often than you might expect ... and a Snickers bar is probably more likely to vanish than a laptop. Nonetheless, it's wise to be cautious, and — for a small investment — students can purchase some peace of mind, even if it turns out to be unnecessary.

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