In high school, chemistry was the bane of my very existence. I would sit there as my teacher mindlessly droned on and on. Each word he spoke went in one ear and out the other. My focus was always on the clock, never on the material.
Are you more of an “early bird gets the worm” or a “worm that sleeps in doesn't get eaten” kind of person? If you’re the former, you should definitely consider taking some 8 a.m. classes during your college career. If you’re on the fence, here are some pros and cons:
As a first-semester freshman at UMass, chances are high that you will be enrolled in multiple gen-ed classes. Gen-ed's are introductory courses that introduce you to the range of subjects UMass has to offer!
If you ask people around campus where they live, a majority of them will probably tell you Southwest. Being the home of several 20+ floor towers, along with low rise halls, it makes sense that a majority of people would reside there.
The Bachelor’s Degree with Individual Concentration Program (BDIC) at UMass is an interdisciplinary program that allows students the opportunity to pursue their interests to a fuller extent than traditional majors offer.