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Chez Mes Parents

Parents in Paris

Last week, my parents and I shared a week full of relaxing walks, home-cooked food, and lots of Netflix. I know you probably can’t tell from that description, but we spent this last week in Antibes! Indeed, my parents finally came to visit me.

In-State in Case of Emergency

Students spelling out UMass on the football field

One of the things I love most about UMass is the location in terms of proximity to my hometown of Framingham, which is about an hour and forty-five minutes away from campus on average. Being in-state offers the security of knowing I am not a multi-hour plane ride away and am always close enough to go home if there is any kind of emergency regarding myself or a family member.

UMass Students should use Upwork

Screenshot of the Upwork website

Let’s face it, going through college without any source of income isn’t fun. Sure, you can get an on-campus job or find a job off campus, but both require you to have free time in your schedule on a consistent basis and sometimes that isn’t feasible, especially if you are overwhelmed with academics. I was in a similar situation but began to use Upwork, which is a freelancing website that I recommend to any student looking to earn money on their own time. Here are some of the reasons why you should be using Upwork!