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Tips for navigating the Common App to apply as a freshman from Rebecca!

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Five Winter Activities Near Amherst

Snow covers the scenery on the University of Massachusetts campus

There is a chill in the air, there are mounds of snow on the ground, and the campus pond is frozen over — it’s officially winter at the University of Massachusetts Amherst! Winter can be a stressful time of the year, because it means finals are right around the corner. You may spend a lot of time studying for exams, or working on a big class project. However, don’t forget to take a break and have some fun! There are many things to do during the winter time around Amherst.