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Share Your Best Tip That Helped You Get Ready For College

College grads, sophomores, juniors, seniors, grad students: This year's freshmen want to hear from you.

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Moving to college for the first time is equal parts exciting and scary AF.

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Ah, the family van, stuffed full of everything you need to survive in the dorms.

And since you've probably never been to college before (and your parents might not have been since the time of the Flintstones) it can be hard to know what to bring, and how to get it there.

Although of course there are a lot of stores eager to give you advice.
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Although of course there are a lot of stores eager to give you advice.

College newbies need to know: What do you actually need to do if you really want to be ready for college?

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Because moving all that crap in and out every single year needs to be WORTH IT.

What do you need to buy on your big Bed, Bath, and Beyond trip? (And what can you really skip?)

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Likewise for your Target, Container Store, and college bookstore trips. Link to your favorites!

Are there any ~hack-y~ things you should do to get your dorm together or manage your time well?

Like these pretty pencil holders made from salt containers? Upload a photo of your hack!
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Like these pretty pencil holders made from salt containers? Upload a photo of your hack!

Are there any particular things you should talk to your roommates about in advance?

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Like dishes, their cleanliness and organizing preferences, and who's bringing a TV?

Or something else? Tell us your best tips and ideas! Tell us about your tip and if you have one, upload a photo via the DropBox below, and you could be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post!

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