Learn the Secrets
About Life In College

from 53 girls
who’ve been there

We are Supporting 1,000 Dreams:

Every copy of UChic sold helps
fund scholarships for real high school-
and college-aged women with big dreams.

Uchic: The Book

From the day you set foot on campus until the day you wear a cap and gown, get advice from a source you can trust: real young women just like you. This fully updated college resource has everything you need to know for your first year and beyond, including:

  • Campus Living

    Roommate Relationships And Settling Into Your New Life

  • Academics

    Schedules, Majors And Strategies For Success

  • Social Life

    Making Friends, Getting Involved, And Finding Love

  • Health & Safety

    Sex Ed 101 And How To Party Smart

  • College Perks

    Internships, Study Abroad, Spring Break And More!

Christie Garton

Social Entreprenuer Founder Of Uchic

Christie Garton is the leading expert on the college experience for women. She is an award-winning social entrepreneur and creator of UChic (www.UChic.com), an online magazine and merchandise brand for high school and college-aged women nationwide. UChic is a mission-driven lifestyle brand whose product sales empower its female consumers through its “1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund” program, which provides funding for critical out-of-classroom experiences and educational expenses.

Christie has also penned a daily online column on philanthropy for USA TODAY and served as a judge for the annual USA TODAY Academic All-Star competition, an award she won while in college, helping select the twenty “best and brightest” college students each year. As a writer and college life expert, Christie has contributed to the Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, USA TODAY College, U.S.News & World Report, and Seventeen, among others. To learn more about UChic and its foundation, visit UChic.com.

Praise for UChic College Girls’ Real
Advice for your First Year and Beyond

  • This UChic guide is hands down the best resource available for girls heading off to college or already settling in to their college lives. It helps make what can be an overwhelming experience more manageable, so you can create the college life you really want.

    -Kimberly Palmer, senior editor at U.S.News & World Report and
    author of The Economy of You
  • This is the book that every college-aged girl needs on her
    bookshelf, nightstand, or desk.

    -Eleanor Smart, sophomore and student-athlete, UC–Berkeley
  • UChic is an essential resource for anyone who is invested in preparing and supporting young women to succeed on campus. It provides current, relevant information in a no-nonsense, easy-to-use format.

    -Kathy Rose-Mockry, director, Emily Taylor Center for
    Women & Gender Equity, University of Kansas
  • “Get ready to be empowered. This isn't just a manual to
    college but to life!”

    -Stephanie Elizondo Griest, author of 100 Places Every Woman Should Go
  • "From the sisterhood of girlfriends who've been there, UChic answers everything a college girl really wants to know."

    -Tracey Wong Briggs, former coordinator
    of USA TODAY's All-USA Academic and Teacher Teams

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