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Starting College: Paperwork, Orientation and the Big Move
Off to College

Students settle in at McGill University

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If you're like most parents of graduating high school seniors, you've spent the last year proofreading college applications, fretting over SAT scores and repeating the anti-senioritis mantra, "Go to class! Go to class!"

Now, the end is in sight. You've celebrated the college acceptance letter and ordered the cap and gown, and all that remains is ... voluminous paperwork, check-writing and the rounding up of necessary supplies to transform junior into a college freshman.

So, here's a step-by-step guide to take you from high school graduation to dorm move-in day, from transcripts and AP scores to extra-long sheets.

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