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From the Publisher"Whether you're already in college, about to start, or have a loved one making the journey, this book is for you (or a great gift idea for them)! " - The Fashionable Gal
" U Chic makes a great summer read for young ladies soon to get their college career on. " - Clutch Magazine
Since my 26 year old daughter is a part time college student I gave this book to her and then asked her about a few days later. She told me that the book has some great insight to college life, especially from a woman's point of view. She said that she is learning a lot from reading this book and that it's an easy read and she would recommend this book to other women who are attending college. She gives it a huge 2 thumbs up and told me that when she is done with it, her one college friend wants to read it next.
The advice provided in this book is helpful to young women as it provides an accurate description of what it is like as a female college student today's society. Garton does a great job at categorizing topics and providing tips along the way, making this book an easy and fun read. This book is certainly worth reading in its entirety, and is also a great resource to have as situations or questions arise based on individual experiences.
Reading through this book, it feels like the advice and anecdotes could be coming from a big sister, an older cousin, an RA, or a friend who has been there and done that, not too long before you, because that is who the contributors are! So even if a young woman doesn't have a big sister or insightful RA to provide the answers, she has a start with UChic.
From health and finals to romance and sororities, this detailed guide of indispensable advice is from responsible, savvy college women.
From finding love on your campus to the dangers of over-partying, U Chic is your all-access pass to everything a pre-collegiette should know before heading off to school.
The "Everything" in this title embraces choosing a major and deciding upon grad school, but the decided emphasis is on all things social, including Facebook etiquette, online dating, partying, hooking-up, sororities, keeping fit, and staying safe. This friendly, big-sister-toned advice is packaged with a bright pink cover.
U Chic: The College Girl's Guide to Everything should be the gift of choice for any girl heading to college...Any women new to the college environment will find this a lively, involving discussion.
Garton's style is conversational, as are most of the snippets from current college students...high school girls looking for general college advice will appreciate this book.