In a country where almost 51 percent of the population is female, positions of leadership in politics, education and business remain largely dominated by men. More than ever, young women need the tools, guidance and insights on how to put a plan in place today that will allow them to break through the glass ceiling.

Leading college and millennials expert, Christie Garton offers that source of inspiration and know-how these young women need. Author and creator of the best-selling guidebook to college for girls, UChic, Christie and her company have helped thousands of high school and college-aged women find their voice and the funding they need to follow their dreams.

Meet Christie and learn more about her
company and its 1,000 Dreams mission:


The College Girl’s Guide to Everything (from freshman year through graduation!)

Get Real World Ready While in College

Managing Student Debt on a Student’s Budget

How to Change the World on a Student’s Budget

schedules, majors and strategies for success

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  • 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