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College Must Haves: 10 Great Gifts for High School Grads

May 10, 2011 By: Julie Manhan Category: Gifts for college students, What to bring 1 Comment →

Even though they’ve sent enrollment deposits to their college choice, the idea of heading off to college in a few months doesn’t quite seem real.  Oh sure, putting on that cap and gown  will help, but it’s those carefully chosen graduation gifts of college essentials that can actually make it real.  So, the pressure’s on.  What gift can you give that will practically scream, “You’re really going to college!”?

Photo by Calvert Cafe & Catering


A College Must Haves List

September 07, 2010 By: Category: Campus Life, What to bring 1 Comment →

Last week we covered what NOT to bring to college, so now it’s time to reveal our college must haves list.


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Top 10 Tips for Your College Move-in Day

August 25, 2009 By: Category: Campus Life, Housing, What to bring 5 Comments →

As the crisp, cool air overtakes the dog days heat of August and as the leaves start to show their fall hues,  the signs are imminet  The start of college is right around the corner.  For many students, this will be their first time away from home.  Living in a dormitory with new faces and new personalities can be overwhelming.  While that can be true, it’s also an exciting opportunity for you to meet other people and to expand your horizons. 


dormroom photo by borman818  


Things You’ll Forget to Buy for Your Dorm Room

August 01, 2008 By: Category: Campus Life, What to bring No Comments →

So you’re scrambling to get everything ready before you leave for college and you’re probably wondering what you are forgetting. Before you hyper-ventilate, remember there will actually be stores in your college town. However, don’t relax too much because the stores on campus will be packed with thousands of freshman just like you. Oh, and don’t forget. You can rest assured that the stores will hike their prices to give you unsuspecting freshman a nice, warm welcome. But wait, you’re not an unsuspecting freshman. Are you?

Read this post so you don’t fall victim to the freshman shopping mousetrap.


Photo by Dan Nicholas