When Students Head Off to School

<p>Parents of boarding students should read this article:</p>

<p>Last-Minute</a> College Survival Guide - WSJ.com</p>

<p>Some items won't apply yet, but I thought this was very sensible:</p>

• Create a personal file.While getting their belongings together, students should set up a file of key personal information, including a copy of their driver's license, insurance cards, Social Security card, debit and credit cards and immunization records. A passport or a copy of one also is useful, both for travel and to confirm citizenship if you apply for a job.</p>

<p>Copies of prescriptions also can be helpful, though many national chains can refill prescriptions in any city.