By Lee Shulman Bierer Even though their first footstep into a college classroom is more than a month away, rising college freshmen, and many mothers, are already obsessing about what to pack. For most families this is the first tangible step of the “letting go” process....

By Lee Shulman Bierer Perhaps you’re not one of those super-organized, type-A people who firmed up their summer plans last January. And, right about now you’re finding yourself with more than a little free time this summer. Don’t worry, you’re not alone and the best news...

By LEE SHULMAN BIERER Summer provides the best opportunity for future college applicants to separate themselves from the pack. As the number of students applying to colleges continues its upward trajectory, so too does the need for students to make an effort to distinguish themselves. So how...

From plates to photos, students need lots of items to feel at home Packing for college has become big business. Home furnishings and department stores have handy college packing lists, and some even partner with colleges to create display dorm rooms stocked with their merchandise and...

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