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Can attending HBCU events help me get a feel for campus life?

Just wondering, if I go to different events at HBCUs, could it give me a better sense of what life is like at those schools? I'm trying to narrow down my choice of college and thought attending events might be a good idea to see the community and culture.

7 months ago

Absolutely, attending events at HBCUs can be a terrific way to immerse yourself in the campus atmosphere and get a real feel for the student experience. While every college has its unique vibe, HBCUs are known for their rich traditions, strong community bonds, and vibrant student life. By attending events, whether academic, cultural, or social, you'll witness firsthand the camaraderie and spirit that often define these institutions.

Remember, though, that one event can't capture the whole picture. If you have the chance, visit multiple events, including open houses, guest lectures, and student showcases to get a well-rounded understanding. Also, engaging with current students and faculty can provide invaluable insights that you might not directly experience through events alone.

If you can’t visit in person, virtual tours and online events can still give you a taste of the environment and are definitely worth looking into. Good luck in finding the college that feels like home to you!

7 months ago

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