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HBCUs with the best spirit and community?

Hey friends, I've been super interested in the community aspect of college and HBCUs seem to have that tight-knit vibe. Anybody have recommendations for HBCUs that have a really strong sense of spirit and tradition? I’m looking for a school with vibrant student life, but also somewhere I can focus on my academics. Thanks in advance!

7 months ago

Hey there! It's exciting to hear about your interest in HBCUs—they definitely have a unique and enriching culture.

From what I've heard, Howard University is known for its vibrant community and deep sense of pride among students and alumni. The Yard, which is the central area of campus, often becomes a hub for various student activities and discussions. Homecoming at Howard is also legendary and reflects their strong community spirit.

Spelman and Morehouse Colleges, both part of the Atlanta University Center Consortium, also have a reputation for pairing a strong academic focus with a supportive network and rich traditions. These campuses are alive with celebrations, mentorship programs, and Greek life, which all contribute to the community feel.

As you look for the right HBCU for you, consider visiting the campuses if you can, to truly get a sense of the community. Good luck with your search!

7 months ago

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