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What's the vibe at HBCU events in big cities like Atlanta?

Hey everyone, I'm really considering attending an HBCU and I heard there are some major events in cities like Atlanta, where prospective students like us can get a feel for the culture. Does anyone know what these events are like? Are they super formal or more chill where you can just float around and talk to reps and current students? Also, would it be cool for a junior to attend, or are they aimed at seniors?

7 months ago

Hey there! The events in big cities like Atlanta tend to have a really vibrant, welcoming atmosphere. They’re often a mix of formal and informal activities. You'll typically find that there are structured components like presentations or panel discussions, but there's also plenty of time set aside for networking and casual conversations with reps and current students.

It's a great opportunity to ask questions and get a real sense of the community. And yes, juniors are absolutely welcome. In fact, it’s encouraged to start getting a feel for colleges early on so you can make an informed decision when the time comes. The key is just to be yourself and engage openly—people are very willing to share their experiences and advice.

Don't hesitate to take lots of notes and collect contact info so you can follow up later with any further questions. Enjoy the events, they're a wonderful opportunity to dive into the HBCU culture!

7 months ago

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