Move-in day for college freshmen is never void of emotion. As NPR's Richard Gonzales drops his son off at Fordham from Oakland, CA, he discovers that Fordham's community does it's best to make the day a comfortable transition. Afterall, it wasn't long ago that upperclassmen were working through the transition themselves.
Check out the story, NPR's "When the Kid's Go Away to School," from All Things Considered.
(Listen closely for the Rose Hill Society tour guide program's own Rosanne Petagine comment on her experience as an orientation volunteer.)