I entered college in 1976. I took my sewing machine and a stereo. Once I met my roommate, she talked me into renting a small refrigerator together ($25 for the year). We had coffee available 24 hours a day in the lobby, and a small hot pot for tea in the room. By the standards of the day, we lived in luxury. We had no TV, phone, or microwave. We certainly had no computers!
Oh dear, please slap me. I'm falling into the curmudgeon hole.
Packing up a freshman for college is completely different now.... READ ON