Packing For School Is Hard

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G-Town's Comment
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Indeed. Good luck.

Farmerbob1's Comment
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So, I have a few hours to get my apartment settled before I head out tomorrow. School is not until the 21st but I am taking pets to my family and spending a few days studying and getting ready. The problem is that once I leave tomorrow, I am out of luck if I left anything important - I will be 700 miles away.

I've looked at the threads and I am trying to keep my packing light. I have a bag that is about 2 feet long (21 inches) and roughly a foot in width. It's small, but I have crammed it like a boss! My goal is to only take one bag and buy the sleeping bag/pillow once I get there. I have two of these bags but am trying to push it so that I only take the one. My main concern is that I don't want my trainer shaking his head if I show up with too much stuff.

I think the bag is pretty small and shouldn't be much of a problem as an extension of a pillow on my bunk. I have no concern of sleeping with it in the bunk.

So I guess my question is this - would you have taken both of the bags or would you try to do what I am doing and cram it all into one? I'm down to the wire on this and need to do something quickly so any help would be appreciated.

What you are describing is a large carry-on bag in the airline industry. Carrying two of them wouldn't be a problem in any scenario I can imagine. Remember that you are probably going to collect at least a few training materials or new shirts, gloves, whatever, in training and will need a way to get it home or to your next truck when you are done training. Take the second bag.

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