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Back to School Furniture Guide: High School & College

Back to School Furniture Guide: High School & College

Congratulations to recent middle and high school graduates who finished up major exams and achieved significant milestones; particularly as many journeyed unchartered territories by finishing school at home. Now it's time to gear up for the next chapter in life, which is exciting but also a little scary. We remember all of the nervous energy involved with high school and college preparation.

Want to simplify the furniture search for home, dorm and apartment life? Consult our guide below or shop our High School & College Furniture Collection with our best selling and most popular loft beds, bunk beds, desks and study beds for the emerging high school and college student. Whether their going away or e-learning at home, set them up for success with solid wood furniture for teen rooms, virtual school learning and dorm living. 

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Loft Beds with Desks for Bedrooms, Dorms and Apartments

High lofts are preferred by high school and college students as they sit high enough off the ground, which is great for two reasons. One, students feel like their sleeping quarters in a shared room is more private with the bed elevated, and, two, there is a lot of space underneath the bed for studying and storing personal items.

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Queen High Loft Bed Loft Beds Straight Ladder End Natural Slat

Queen High Loft Bed

$1,429.00
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Queen High Loft Bed with Straight Ladder + Desk Loft Beds White Slat Desk + Dresser + Dresser

Queen High Loft Bed with Straight Ladder + Desk

$1,649.00
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Our high loft and ultra high loft study beds are very popular for this reason. The bed sizes range from Twin and Full to Twin XL, Full XL and Queen. Add a long desk underneath for the best study/sleep combination or use the space for standalone bookcases, dressers, nightstands or smaller desks. 

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And, keep in mind that all lofts easily customize to the room dimensions, so the ladder entry can reverse and change sides (even sit off the footboard) when needed for the same price.

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Queen High Loft Bed Loft Beds Straight Ladder End Natural Slat

Queen High Loft Bed

$1,429.00
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Bunk Beds & Corner Beds for Shared Spaces

Trying to fit multiple teens in one space? You can't go wrong with bunk beds - especially larger sizes now available in XL & Queen for longer legs and arms. The Maxtrix Queen size Bunk Beds are perfect for teenagers; and, this configuration is a Best Seller:

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Queen High Bunk Bed Bunk Beds Chestnut Slat Straight Ladder Front

Queen High Bunk Bed

$1,749.00
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Need two different sizes? Try a Twin XL over Queen Bunk Bed, which is popular with tweens, teens and even adults! 

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 twin over queen bunk bed

High Twin XL Over Queen Bunk Bed with Ladder Staggered Bunk Beds White Slat Straight Ladder End

High Twin XL Over Queen Bunk Bed with Ladder

$1,639.00
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And, don't forget about another shared bedroom option. Corner bunk beds provide sleeping quarters for more than one child AND you have dedicated space for study or relaxation.

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Twin High Corner Loft Bed Loft Beds Chestnut Slat

Twin High Corner Loft Bed

$1,699.00
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Queen Beds for High School Bedrooms, College & Dorm

Lucky enough to get a private dorm room or off-campus apartment? Still at home for high school? Many are in 2020, and parents are creating safe quarters for teens and college students to thrive with virtual learning. If sharing a space and privacy aren't concerns, we recommend a Queen bed with low panel footboards. Try a few different headboard styles out - curved, panel or slat - in your favorite finish - white, chestnut or natural - and create the perfect single bed look!

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Queen Traditional Bed Kids Beds Chestnut Slat

Queen Traditional Bed

$699.00
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College Furniture for Students

Maximize any Maxtrix configuration by adding under-bed storage or pullout trundle beds for friends.

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2 Drawer Under Bed Dresser Unit Furniture White

2 Drawer Under Bed Dresser

$399.00
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Trundle Bed Kids Beds White

Trundle Bed

$275.00
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And, stand alone desks are always nice! We have the perfect selection for older high school and college students with deep drawers that will hold the massive text books!

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2 Drawer Student Desk Furniture Natural

2 Drawer Student Desk

$449.00
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Study Tips for Teens

Create a quiet space free from distraction- A dedicated work space helps keep students focused and centered. Quiet doesn't have to mean silent. Some children work better with music playing while they study and do homework. Especially if they are in a particularly loud setting from other siblings or outside noises. Creating a space just for your child to focus on their work promotes consistency and builds good habits.

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Twin High Loft Bed with Stairs + Desk Loft Beds White Slat Desk

Twin High Loft Bed with Stairs + Desk

$2,079.00
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Organization- As children grow so does their workload in school. Give them the space to store all the supplies they need to be successful. Adding a hutch to a desk or a bookcase can help keep all your study materials within reach. Or, a long desk that has extra storage space for notepads, books and drawing utensils.

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Large Desk with Tilt incl. 4 Legs Furniture Chestnut

Large Desk with Tilt incl. 4 Legs

$299.00
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Keep it personal and unique- Accessorize! Decorate and encourage your child to personalize their space. Creating a positive study environment is just as important as keeping it clean and organized. Hang good grades on the wall as reminders of how awesome your child did on that math test. Inspirational quotes are fun, and easy to find and print from Pinterest.


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Products in High School & College collection
Twin Ultra High Loft Bed Loft Beds Natural Slat Straight Ladder Front

Twin Ultra High Loft Bed

$799.00
Twin High Loft Bed Loft Beds White Slat Angled Ladder Front

Twin High Loft Bed

$999.00
2 Drawer Student Desk Furniture Natural

2 Drawer Student Desk

$449.00
High Twin XL Over Queen Bunk Bed with Ladder Staggered Bunk Beds White Slat Straight Ladder End

High Twin XL Over Queen Bunk Bed with Ladder

$1,639.00
Full High Loft Bed Loft Beds Natural Slat Straight Ladder Front

Full High Loft Bed

$1,199.00
Queen High Bunk Bed Bunk Beds Chestnut Slat Straight Ladder Front

Queen High Bunk Bed

$1,749.00

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