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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.

Finals Week: Spring Semester

UMass Campus

Spring semester finals week is approaching and in my opinion it is one of the most stressful and antsy times of the year. One one hand you are so close to summer and total academic freedom, but on the other there are tons of exams and assignments you need to complete. In a situation like this, it can be easy to stress out and befuddle oneself. But this definitely can be avoided so long as you prepare and take care of yourself. Here are somethings I have learned about spring semester finals week from my three years here at UMass.

Isenberg is Interactive!

Students in a class at the University of Massachusetts face lecturers in a modern brightly-lit space

When you picture what business school classes might be like on a college campus, you might picture a large lecture hall with a professor at the front droning on about corporate finance and maybe scribbling a few numbers on the board. What I love about UMass, and specifically the Isenberg School of Management, is that is certainly not the case! To help show you what I mean, here are some examples of some interactive and interesting assignments that I've had this semester:

Antibes Post: Sushi Shop

sushi roll

When I started blogging from abroad, my intention was to keep my posts general enough that all future-abroaders could find them somewhat useful. I’ve realized, though, that many of my posts are specific to Antibes, so ... if you’re planning on studying in the French Riviera through CEA, enjoy!

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