With the last days of summer winding down, college students are busy packing up and moving back to campus apartments across the country. There they will encounter a series of “firsts” as they transition from angsty teenagers into eager young adults.

In homage to those distant “glory days” we asked the @Zillow community, “If you had to describe your first rental in one word, what would it be?” Here are just a few responses that had us reaching for No. 2 pencils:

























Want to reminisce, too? Continue the conversation here.

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