There are many things I wish I could tell myself at the start of my journey here at UMass, so today I will be sharing my top five mistakes to avoid during your time at college to ensure you take the most out of your experience here at UMass.
Our various UMass Facebook Groups and UMass Reddit are both great platforms to stay up to date with what is going on here at UMass Amherst. From my experience, I believe that the Facebook groups are best for individual class needs, while our Reddit is best for an overall snapshot of life at the university.
Here at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Spire will be your hub over these next four years where you can register for classes, view and pay your bill, pick your housing assignment and much more, so it is really important that you have a solid grasp on the website, something that NSO advisors will run through with you.
I’ve been abroad for about a month now, and I have already had so many amazing experiences! In just four weeks, I have started at a new school, met people from all walks of life, and challenged myself in ways I never thought possible.With all this excitement, I have learned a lot, so I figured it was time for me attempt to answer my initial questions before making my decision to go abroad (If you don't know what questions I’m talking about, check out my blog post “My Top 5 Google Searches Before Going Abroad”)!