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How freshmen, parents can prepare for college move-in day

Move-in day is right around the corner for college students and for some it is one of the most hectic days of the semester, aside from midterms and final exams.

Move-in day is especially stressful for college freshmen and their parents. One thing freshmen and parents should know is that you are not alone and there are several ways you can make your upcoming moving day a breeze and it all starts weeks prior to move-in day.

The first thing you should do before move-in day is to make a list of all of the things you need. One pro tip to packing is to never pack more than what is needed and making a list helps avoid that problem.

Most colleges provide a move-in checklist for their freshmen during orientation, but if they don’t, here’s a checklist with the main things you may need for your dorm:

After deciding on what will be needed or won’t be needed, buy the important things that will be needed at least two to three weeks before you head to the dorms. Most will buy their s...

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