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Piper Perabo Tells Her College Self It's OK To Like Thrift Clothes

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Welcome to Party Bites, a new Racked series where fancy people at glamourous parties answer our probing questions.

Earlier this week we joined Glamour at Barnard College to honor the winners of the magazine's 2013 Top 10 College Women competition. The event celebrated 10 students from around the country for their work involving campus leadership, scholastic achievement, and community involvement. Between meeting those impressive ladies here) and sipping mocktails, we asked guests—including actress Piper Perabo and Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams—what advice they would give to their freshman selves. Click through the gallery above to live and learn.—India Kushner
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