10 Reasons Why You Should Consider Attending an HBCU

The experience is undeniable, education incomparable.

School's in Session - It?s mid-August, which means summer is almost over. For some of you, this means heading back to high school, undergrad or graduate school. But are you ready? Here are some crucial tips to get your mind, body and crib ready to get back into the groove of school. Bty Kellee Terrell  (Photo: Kevin Dodge/Masterfile/Corbis)

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School's in Session - It?s mid-August, which means summer is almost over. For some of you, this means heading back to high school, undergrad or graduate school. But are you ready? Here are some crucial tips to get your mind, body and crib ready to get back into the groove of school. Bty Kellee Terrell (Photo: Kevin Dodge/Masterfile/Corbis)

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The Deciding Factor

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Top-Notch Education

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Girls for Life

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Sense of Community

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Family Affair

Cater to You - The smaller class size caters to your individualized needs, provides more intimate interaction and the comfort level to become more involved.  (Photo: Tami Chappell/Reuters)

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Cater to You

Once in a Lifetime  - From homecoming and Greek step shows to convocations and stimulating panel discussions, there?s no denying that the social scene is truly an unmatched experience like none other.  (Photo: Michael Williamson/The Washington Post/Getty Images)

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Once in a Lifetime

Become a Better You - Rich in history and full of culture, it?s safe to say you?ll graduate with more than a degree, but a wealth of knowledge and the ability to gravitate in various settings. Most important, you?ll leave with a better understanding and appreciativeness of those who came before and paved the way.  (Photo: Facebook/ Howard university)

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Become a Better You

Pay It Forward - Your time will be well spent in the company of both men and women alike, who will inspire you to reach greater heights and encourage you to serve as a role model or mentor throughout your collegiate career. (Photo: Chris Schmidt/Getty Images)

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Pay It Forward

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Sense of Pride