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It takes months of preparing, testing, applications to get into college. Now acceptances have gone out, how can you choose which college is the best for you? It turns out women might want to ask some different questions.

This fall, an estimated 12 million women will enroll in college. The number of women students surpassed men in 1980, and the gap has been widening ever since. Since 2011, more working women have held college degrees than working men. Of the 80 highest ranked schools in the country, here is a roundup of some of the best colleges for women.

From white women being worn as scarves to discovering how big your clitoris really is, it was certainly an action-packed year. Here are our top stories from 2013 based on your readership and interaction. Thanks for making it a great year!

"[T]he Obama administration announced late Friday that most colleges’ student health plans will have to include contraceptive coverage at no cost," Inside Higher Ed's Libby A. Nelson reports. "The rules will apply to religious and secular colleges alike, although religious institutions have an additional year to comply with the new regulations. The administration’s final rule on student health plans, which will be published this week in the Federal Register, left one loophole: colleges that offer self-insured student health plans, rather than purchasing plans from an insurer to offer to students, will not be required to cover contraception."