What to Wear on Your First Day at a US College

by Jessica Stahl - Posts (449). Posted Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 9:35 am

Students wearing Columbia University sweatshirts. Creative Commons photo by Flickr user airsoenxen
Students wearing Columbia University sweatshirts (Photo: Flickr user airsoexen)

Starting your first year at a U.S. school and wondering what to wear to fit in with your classmates? Just curious about the fashion at U.S. universities? Thanks to the voyeuristic power of social media, we get to take a look at the first day outfits of students from all across the country. Check out the rest of the post for a look at fashion choices ranging from athletic shorts to sundresses for girls, and jean shorts to bow ties for the boys!

If you’re starting school in the U.S. this year, we want to see what you wore on your first day! Send your photo to jstahl@voanews.com or post it on our Facebook page. We’ll post the best in an album on Facebook, and maybe even do a follow up post on the blog!

2 responses to “What to Wear on Your First Day at a US College”

  1. michael sandy says:

    I like to join this website. that’s good to share our knowledge

  2. suraj says:

    Ohhh it means casual clothes…..in my country we are expected to wear formals and semi formals in collages…

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