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20 things new students should bring to college

August 05, 2013

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Packing for college and wondering how to fit everything in two suitcases? This video suggests the 20 items Lewis & Clark students say they can’t live without.

Other packing tips include:
1) Make a list of things you cannot live without and then try to get by for a week with just the items on your list. This method will help you separate your necessities from things you can leave behind.
2) Send packages to yourself before you get here! You can mail your stuff to Lewis & Clark anytime after August 19.
3) Purchase items when you get here. Oregon has no sales tax so you might save yourself a decent chunk of change. We will arrange a group trip to the local grocery and hardware store where you can pick up a lot of the essentials at discounted student prices.

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