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A little bit of tech & a whole lot of food will help your new college student feel right at home

Sending your kid off to college is no easy feat, but making sure they have what they need makes it a little easier.

Send them some love from home (along with all their favorite treats) so they know you're thinking of them — and you know they're not starving. Throw in some tech stuff you know they'll use too, because what college kid wouldn't love that? For bonus points, send bulk-size packages so they have enough to share. Who says you can't still help them make friends? Here's what we packed in ours:

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