Tag Archives: packing for college

Move-in Day Etiquette and Tips

Politeness + planning = a positive experience for all. By Anne Vaccaro Brady The day you bring your freshman to college is an emotional one. There’s no hiding from that fact. Some parents will say it’s tumultuous and stressful, too. … Continue reading

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Tips on Transporting Your Freshman to College

This is a trip like no other. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Whether traveling by road or air, you need a plan for how to transfer the important pieces of your teen’s life from home to college. Because a bunch of … Continue reading

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With a College Selected, Summer Planning Begins for Graduating Seniors

A guide to help you make the most of the summer before freshman year.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady Now that your teenager has settled on where they’re going to college this fall, your family has taken a collective sigh of … Continue reading

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A Guide to the Summer Before Freshman Year

Guides to packing, preparing, orientation and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady I’ve written several posts about what to do the summer before your teen begins their freshman year of college. To help you find the answers you’re looking for, I’ve … Continue reading

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Another Look at Packing for Freshman Year

All the items you’ll need to help your freshman get started on a successful first year. By Anne Vaccaro Brady   I’ve written about how to help your new college student pack for their first year on campus. Because of the … Continue reading

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Putting Together a College Wardrobe

The basics for freshman year. I asked my daughter, a rising college senior (no, I can’t believe it), what clothes first-year students need to bring to campus in the fall. Read on for her suggestions.  By T.K. Brady Adjusting to … Continue reading

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A Roundup of College Admissions News

Here are some posts and articles on college admissions you might find helpful.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady  Expert advice for incoming freshmen In a post on the New York Times’ “The Choice” blog, Professors Lynn Jacobs and Jeremy Hyman, authors of “The … Continue reading

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