FlipBoard [inline: College Chick Breakdowns is a weekly piece that sets out to explore all different types of chicks that one might encounter at a certain institution of higher learning. Without your help these pieces are not possible. My goal is to eventually do every school in the country I like to set lofty goals but that will, of course, take some time. So please remember that good things come to those who wait. For example, I made a wish about 15 years ago for Michael Jackson to die, and blamo, my patience finally paid off.
The other good news is that your next assignment is much shorter — only pages this time. The authors, Elizabeth A. Armstrong and Laura T. Hamilton, and a team of researchers embedded themselves in a freshman dormitory at an unnamed high-profile Midwestern state school and then kept up with a group of female students through college and into graduate or professional life.