Back-to-school season is always an exciting time of year with new clothes and new notebooks, but heading off to college is the ultimate back to school. Starting college and moving into a dorm requires a big back-to-school shopping list. It’s not just school supplies, but you also need everything to live away from home for the first time. From cleaning supplies to tablet computers and textbooks, we’ve got you covered for back-to-school shopping. And we even have a little bit of advice for nervous parents from someone who’s done it all before.
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