for the way distant future: College packing checklist. This interactive list allows you to check off items as you pack them, remove items that don't apply to you, view tips about each item and print your customized packing list.
Over all, a VERY good reading list with very well selected books. A few I've already got crossed off, and a few I know will be crossed off with in the next year. Everyone should read these books, not just though looking to college.