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Participating in HBCU Classics as a HS student

I’ve heard about the St. Louis HBCU Classic and similar events. Should I try to participate or attend these if I’m interested in applying to an HBCU? What insights could I gain as a high school junior from these experiences?

7 months ago

Absolutely! Attending the St. Louis HBCU Classic is a fantastic way to immerse yourself in the culture and spirit of HBCUs. As a high school junior, you'll get a first-hand look at the community interactions, and you can also take the opportunity to network with representatives from various HBCUs who might be present. These events often include college fairs or opportunities to speak with admissions staff. You could gain valuable insights into what each campus offers academically and socially, which can help you make informed decisions when you apply. It's also an excellent chance to see how alumni engage with their alma mater—this can give you a glimpse into the long-term value of attending an HBCU. So yes, if you have the chance, go for it!

7 months ago

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