Spring Essentials for Campus Tours, Tests, and Media Spotlight

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March into spring prepared for anything. Here's a look at three situations you'll encounter this season, complemented by some essential gear to keep you ready.

Campus Tours The weather can be chilly during spring, so sport some stylish threads while staying warm and dry. Be sure to take pics of everything you see—impressive athletic facilities or shoebox-size dorm rooms. Every factor plays a role when picking your school. And, for all the walking you'll be doing, make sure you've got a comfortable pair of kicks.

Jordan Elephant Sanded Jacket, $100, jumpman23.com; Canon PowerShot SD790 IS Digital ELPH camera, $200, canon.com; PONY Feed the Cat Low, $50, pony.com; Southpole jeans, $55, southpole.com; Converse Messenger Bag, $30, converse.com

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March into spring prepared for anything. Here's a look at three situations you'll encounter this season, complemented by some essential gear to keep you ready.

Campus Tours
The weather can be chilly during spring, so sport some stylish threads while staying
warm and dry. Be sure to take pics of everything you see—impressive athletic facilities
or shoebox-size dorm rooms. Every factor plays a role when picking your school. And,
for all the walking you'll be doing, make sure you've got a comfortable pair of kicks.

Jordan Elephant Sanded Jacket, $100, jumpman23.com; Canon PowerShot SD790 IS Digital ELPH camera, $200, canon.com; PONY Feed the Cat Low, $50, pony.com; Southpole jeans, $55, southpole.com; Converse Messenger Bag, $30, converse.com

Test-taking
Comfortable apparel is a must when cramming for important exams. And when tuning into a test-prep audio book, go easy on your ears with a sound pair of headphones.

Track jacket, $58, company81.com; Fleece gym shorts, $38, company81.com; Beating the SAT 2009, $12.95, iTunes; Apple In-Ear Headphones, $79, apple.com

Media Spotlight/Awards Banquet
Your athletic success has scored you some attention, so make your wardrobe look as good as your game. A clean and simple look does the trick.

American Living tie, $38, jcp.com; Aldo Docc shoes, $90, aldo.com; Gap pants, $54.50, gap.com; Nautica dress shirt, $45, nautica.com


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