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Moving (and tweeting) into college

Jenna Johnson

It's dorm move-in week at many colleges across the country -- that means traffic jams, huge piles of cardboard boxes, first-weekend-back parties and, of course, tweeted thoughts. Here are a few that caught my eye this week ...

(Oh, and do you follow me on Twitter? You should. My handle is @wpjenna.)

@taylorswift13 Had international interviews all day. Now I'm sitting on a rocking chair on my balcony watching Vanderbilt college kids move into dorms. Aug 24

@alealealea Things to do today: 1) move into my college dorm 2) throw up everywhere Aug 25

@mandyjeanc It's definitely 'move back for college' season. I've seen at least 5 trucks hauling TVs, furniture, and mini fridges this morning. Aug 24

@williamhstrafe Today is Move-In Day at @SyracuseU. Imagine if us old folk had Twitter the first day we got to college. #lurky

@tonybones24 going away to college by blink-182 has been on repeat on my itunes all week. fridays the move in day. whats goooooooood Aug 25

@CarlyWefing I move in to college tomorrow and the doctor told me i have mono. typical. Aug 26

@fleetbg When a young college girl uses fabric softener to wash her clothes instead of liquid soap, she needs to move back n with parents.LMAO Aug 25

@TheBradMitchell i'm pretty sure if neverland was a real place i'd quit college, move there, and just be a lost boy forever. Aug 25

@omgmom Trying not 2 be sad about how fast my son has grown up,college move in day tomorrow!#collegefreshman #sadmom Aug 25

@Kdalsanto Road trip to move my sister into college tomorrow at 4am, this is gonna suck so much Aug 25

@_d0ddi3yurcOcky i wonder how to it feels to move down the street from your parents when you "leave" to college.. Aug 26

@emilyexton Watching all these college kids move in makes me feel old/jealous/nostalgic/embarrassed all at once Aug 26

@jleckstrom @Rays_Blog Hope your daughter's move in went well. I remember saying gdbye 2 my parents when they left me at college and think I always will Aug 24

@porchdragon Taking my daughter to college move-in day. The first to leave the nest. Things are going to be strange... Aug 25

@Jameson7514 Move college kids get out da way get out da way! Aug 24

@PrettyMuchElise Met a boy that goes to my new college, he is cute so I am gonna let him help me move. I feel like sucha user. SCORE! Aug 26

@TempleUniv New owls share what they've brought for their new nests on KYW 1060: http://t.co/1GiHVns Aug 24

@CaseySheaPens Seeing freshmen move into college makes me feel old Aug 24

@WannaMikeFanta i think i need to move outta more dorm...not feeling my roommate...oh #college Aug 26

@sportybwaygirl Dear sept 6th.. come faster so i can move back to college already!!! Aug 25

@janelleleora Even though I move in to college tomorrow all my parents can talk about is...you guessed it...college. so tired of this conversation. Aug 26

@christinii_ I hate my college. I want to move. Aug 24

@nevaehcanwait Its like they move 30 mins away to go to college and think they can be whatever they want BC people don't know them. Aug 24

@Nicole_Yim I am no where near ready to move into college. There is way too much stuff i need to do still. Aug 24

@Alex_NIN i wanna start college, i want a job, i wanna move out! whos with me! ;D Aug 24

@TravelinJournal On average, graduates move 6 times after college, & the typical distance between friends is 895 miles. Do you have a long distance friend? Aug 26

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By Jenna Johnson  |  August 27, 2010; 4:26 PM ET
Categories:  Networking  | Tags: Twitter  
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