My freshman year of college was more about learning what not to do than what to do. Hopefully this list can help any student going into their first year who is a little uncertain on what to do/bring.
- Pack light. I know it seems like you'll need that 20 degree sleeping bag for that winter camping trip you think MIGHT happen, but in reality you don't. Besides there's always Thanksgiving to bring back forgotten items.
CORRECTION: an earlier version of this blog said that Amazon Student was free for six months. It's simply free.