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Pack Patch When You Head to College

From Facebook to apps, Garden City Patch helps you keep in touch with your hometown when you go back to school.

It always feels good to bring along a little piece of home when you head back to school.

Whether you’re just beginning the college experience as a freshman or you're returning to student life by attending grad school, let Garden City Patch help you stay in touch with your hometown while you’re away on campus. Here are a few ways you can continue to be plugged in on what's going on in Long Beach.

  • Like us on Facebook: Let your newsfeed do the work as Long Beach Patch posts information, photos and updates throughout the day.
  • Download the Patch app: Whether you own an iPhone or an Android, Patch has you covered. The iPhone app highlights the top five most relevant stories and blog posts of the moment. Patch Places for Android will help you get to know the cheapest restaurants and the best places for a night out in your new college town.
  • Sign up for our newsletter: Whether you’re interested in the police-fire news or the latest school news from Garden City, the top headlines—including breaking news—will come straight to your inbox with our daily newsletter.
  • Blog for Patch: It’s not all about us. We want to hear from you, too. Start a Patch blog to chronicle your adventures and keep in touch with your family, teachers and friends back home.
  • Post an announcement: Make the dean’s list? Win a fancy scholarship? Then shout it from the rooftops by sharing it on Patch.

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