This Genius Packing List Is Sure To Earn You Top Marks

You can’t take it all with you. Heartbreaking, though true, this should be your mantra as you slog through back-to-campus prep. Spin the hectic packing (then unpacking, repacking, and inevitably, overpacking) occasion into gold by editing your stuff down to only the essentials.
We’ve gathered a list of greats to help streamline the process as you sit on your suitcase and ommmmm. From staples like the everyday chambray shirt and slim-fit jeans to a cool new way to rock your LBD, these pieces will earn their place in your tiny closet and promise to make repeat appearances all year long. College packing: the first of many tests you will encounter this semester. We know you'll make us proud.

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