Before I graduate in May, I decided I would make a bucket list of all the things I should have done since I have been here, but haven’t gotten around to yet. Having it all down for others to read will inspire me to check off items on this list.
A new year has arrived, and with it a new semester. Vacation is fun and all, but I, for one, am excited to be back at UMass and resuming academics and extracurriculars. Right now is the calm before the storm.
If you are low on cash or need a source of income throughout the school year, getting an on-campus job is definitely on your to-do list. Whether you have a work study or not, getting an on-campus job is possible, and positions can be found throughout the entire campus.
New England is prone to snow during the winter, and sometimes those wicked storms and nor'easters leave our campus with a beautiful blanket of snow. We wake up to the email and text message from our chancellor, telling us that class is cancelled.
The title of this blog post was the exact thought I had after my first full day here. I was exhausted, underfed, and overwhelmed. And I was entering a state of panic realizing that this was my life for the next four months.
As I begin my fourth semester at UMass, I’ve finally come to terms with the scary truth. College really does go by SO quickly. It’s something your parents will tell you time and time again as you begin your collegiate career.