New Student Site Makes Packing for College Simple

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Freshman Checklist is brought to college students by the people who created The Daily Jolt. Offers student created content and list of all the things that any student going away to college for the first time (or their parents) needs to get ready for school. Also provided are links to options for buying these products along with special deals.

The Daily Jolt, the only student run network of campus-specific information sites, today announced the availability of the Freshman Checklist ( A free and student driven resource, Freshman Checklist, is full of advice from college students on necessary supplies for that first year of college.

Let’s face it, there is so much to do and so little time. If you’re like most college freshman, the summer was spent having fun, not getting serious. Now you’ve said good bye to your high-school friends and classes start soon, but you haven’t a clue as to what you need. Freshman Checklist was pulled together to solve this very problem. Full of real suggestions on what gear to bring and where to get it, Freshman Checklist is a must see resource for every college freshman.

“Freshman Checklist was a lifesaver for me,” said Julia Breen from Bates College. “I freaked out when the end of August came around. I hadn’t done any research and had no idea what to bring. Packing just seemed so overwhelming. Freshman Checklist saved me. I just went online, printed it out and got recommendations for what I needed. With Freshman Checklist I was prepared for my first day.”

Freshman Checklist is easy to use. Students simply visit, create a packing list which can be printed out or emailed to mom and dad and even find links for great deals on must-have products. Student Pics offer specific product recommendations and it’s all free.

“Can’t figure out what sheets to buy? Do you really need that surge protector? What about bathroom supplies? The Freshman Checklist is the go to resource for freshman students,” said Mark Miller, head honcho at The Daily Jolt. “What’s so great about this site is that it’s full of advice from college students across the country that have been through freshman year and know what works, what doesn’t and where to get what you need.” is brought to college freshman nationwide by The Daily Jolt, a network of 95 college specific sites that are run by students at each campus location. A free resource, each Daily Jolt site serves as an information resource and portal for daily life that is fed by user generated contributions - from the Jolt editorial team and members of the campus community. It also offers an online forum for buying, selling and trading goods, a discussion forum, local events calendar and a whole host of entertainment features including professor quotes, online polls and community reaction to posted videos and other content.

About The Daily Jolt

The Daily Jolt is an Internet media company that owns and operates a network of campus specific, student-run web sites with 500,000 users on 95 college campuses across the country. A fresh, authentic, source of news and entertainment and community for college students, each Daily Jolt campus site is run by students, for students, using an open platform for their community that serves as an information resource and portal for daily college life. For more information visit

Contact: Mark Miller, President of The Daily Jolt, 617 823 9303


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