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Shipping May Be a Good Idea for Students Trying to Get Their Stuff Back to School

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IF YOU'RE A STUDENT HEADING BACK TO SCHOOL, AND TRYING TO FIGURE OUT BOTH HOW TO GET ALL YOUR STUFF THERE--AND HOW TO MAKE IT FIT INTO YOUR DORM-ROOM--DON'T PANIC.  FEDEX HAS THESE HANDY TIPS TO HELP SAVVY STUDENTS SAVE TIME AND MONEY:  IF YOU'RE HEADING BACK TO SCHOOL BY BUS, TRAIN, OR PLANE, IT CAN SEEM LIKE AN OVERWHELMING HASSLE, TO GET EVERYTHING THERE; SHIPPING MAY BE THE ANSWER.  JUST MAKE SURE TO CONTACT YOUR SCHOOL, TO FIND OUT THE CORRECT DELIVERY ADDRESSES AND THE EARLIEST TIME YOUR PACKAGES CAN BE RECEIVED.  NEXT, IDENTIFY THE THINGS YOU'LL NEED IMMEDIATELY--AND THOSE YOU CAN LIVE WITHOUT FOR A WEEK.  REMEMBER THAT "FEDEX GROUND" CAN SAVE YOU MONEY--AND CAN GET YOUR THINGS THERE, IN ONE TO FIVE BUSINESS DAYS.  IN ADDITION, PACK YOUR THINGS WITH A TWO-INCH CUSHION OF PADDING, AROUND THE ENTIRE INSIDE OF THE BOX.  AND, SEAL YOUR BOXES WITH PRESSURE-SENSITIVE, PLASTIC TAPE THAT'S AT LEAST TWO INCHES WIDE.  FINALLY, DON'T BE AFRAID TO ASK FOR HELP:  YOU CAN VISIT ONE OF THE THOUSANDS OF FEDEX SHIP-CENTERS, AROUND THE COUNTRY; THEY MAKE PACKING AND SHIPPING YOUR WAY BACK TO SCHOOL EASIER THAN MAKING IT TO THAT EIGHT-A-M CLASS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT "FEDEX"-DOT-COM.


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