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For most pre-collegiettes, choosing the perfect college is no walk in the park. There are tons of factors that go into the decision process, including the school’s location, size, and ever-daunting cost of attendance. But one important aspect that shouldn’t be overlooked is the cultural makeup of the institution. Historically black colleges and universities, or HBCUs, are a source of deep pride for the black community. An HBCU might be the ideal choice for a prospective collegiette, but how do you know if it’s the right place for you? By definition, an HBCU is “any historically black college...
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Whether it’s crushes, classes or coed bathrooms on your mind, chances are you’ve already started stressing about your freshman year of college. But don’t worry! This collegiette has been there and done that, and she’s passing along her hard-earned wisdom to you lucky pre-collegiettes. Whether you’re daunted by your packing list (you do not need a label maker, promise), college-level classes (Wikipedia is your new best friend), making friends (easier than it sounds) or running into a one-night stand (honestly, just run the other way), Sophie’s likely encountered it all. Just sit back, relax...
With college just around the corner, you’re definitely going to need some spirited clothing to rock once you get to campus!  With so many stores to choose from, we chose the five cutest college apparel shops and highlighted our favorite items from each.  Get shopping, collegiettes! 1. Fanatics Fanatics provides clothing for almost any college you can imagine, and they add their own flair to their spirit gear.  College T-shirts are essential to your wardrobe, so why not spice it up with a cute halter top ($33.95)?  You definitely won’t see this in the college bookstore, and it will keep you...