Back-to-school offerings

Among the online offerings by retailers is Target Corp.'s uStyler tool, which helps students curate personalized looks and design virtual rooms that they can share on social media. Above, prospective students tour Georgetown University in July. College students and their parents will pay out $836.83 for back-to-school supplies on average -- a 7.8% slide from 2012.
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