College is back in session and for students living in the dorms, so is the cold and flu season.

In my first year in the dorms I had three or four colds. It’s easy to understand when hundreds of students are packing into one building. Each floor becomes a breeding ground for germs. A cold or two becomes almost inevitable.

I found out the hard way how important it was to stay healthy. Here’s a few tips to help you stay healthy in a college dorm.