For many people, a college dorm room will be their very first foray into tiny apartment living. Many students are excited to outfit their very own space with chic, multi-purpose furniture from stores like Ikea and Target in order to transform their dorm room into a personalized, welcoming space. The same rules that apply to decorating small spaces apply even in the university dorms. Why not make the dorms feel like a grown-up, proper apartment? We've compiled 11 tips and tricks that will make even the coziest of dorm rooms feel like a lovely space to spend a year.