152 153 M ost young people who leave their parents’ homes to attend college have to make many adjustments to their new way of life. And while they are no longer bound to the rules and rituals of family life, they are also no longer surrounded and supported by its many comforts and amenities. “A lot of students move out of their parents’ house and get shell-shocked,” says Heath Phillips, founder of The Barracks Townhomes, an off-campus student-housing community near Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas which is home to over 62,000 students. “In student-housing, it’s all apartments; people live above and below you; you don’t have private parking; you THE BARRACKS TOWNHOMES SERVING STUDENTS Townhomes