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Everything in Two Bags

A University of Massachusetts student on move-in day, holding a UMass athletics logo

Tips from Xenia, an international student at UMass.

Packing for college is a funny thing. Some people move out of their homes for good, some leave it only during the academic year. Either way, most people want to make sure they take what they can in order to make their new dorms and apartments feel like home. There are a million articles out there telling you how to decorate and transform the space, but what about choosing what to take with you? It’s not that easy, and for me, it was a process limited by more than simple choice. 

Looking for a New Study Spot?

UMass Engineering Hub

Are you the kind of person who does most of their schoolwork in the library, ISB or anywhere else on campus? Regardless of where you choose to work, one thing is for certain — you are tired of going to the same exact study spot day after day! As for most students, and especially with finals coming up, everyone is dreading studying. Although I can’t help you with studying for finals, I can surely help you with one thing… Finding a new study spot!

Cheap Ways to Golf in Western Mass

Golf in Belchertown, Massachusetts

As we all know, golfing can be extremely expensive, with most courses charging more than $25 to walk nine holes. However, if you enjoy golfing like I do, and can’t see yourself walking for nine or eighteen holes, a cart and some cheap rates could make your weekends a little more fun. Here are some tips and tricks on how to golf with a cart for around $20.

Summer Housing

A rainy day at UMass

Sometimes students decide to stay at UMass in the summer, whether it is to take summer classes or maybe they got a job or internship in the area. I have numerous friends that have done this in the past and one of the most difficult things is deciding where to live and finding summer housing. Here are some ways to find summer housing, depending on your preferences.

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