Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Paul's Tip of the Week: Info Sessions

As the semester continues and your coursework begins to pick up, it's important to not only focus on your current courses but also start thinking about your future time at UMass. Thinking about a possible major? A possible double major? Want to go on Domestic Exchange? Worried about your future career? Now is your time to start attending information sessions and open houses to learn more about programs, services, and opportunities that you can take advantage of during your time at UMass. While your current coursework is your priority, it never hurts to take an hour study break and attend an information session that might seriously affect your future. Also, some info sessions and open houses have free food. It's a win-win situation, honestly.

Here a list of just some of the exciting and upcoming information sessions and open houses YOU can and should attend:

Domestic Exchange: Have you ever wanted to study at another college or university but wasn't sure you wanted to leave the United States? With over 180 participating schools to choose from, our domestic exchange program might just be the perfect fit for you! Come stop by an information session every Thursday and Friday at 2:30 P.M in 613 Goodell.

Study Abroad: Want to study abroad in a foreign country but not sure who talk to or how to get started? Come talk to an IPO peer advisor in the basement of the library at the Academic Advising Link Monday-Thursday from 4-8 PM.

Career Services:
 Interested in getting an internship? Want to get ahead start on your future career? Attend an internship information session offered every Monday at 12:30 and Wednesday at 4 in 508 Goodell. 

BDIC: Unsure about whether a traditional major is the right choice for you? Are you more of the type of learner who likes having more autonomy and focus in their studies? Attend an info session about BDIC, a program where students can design their own majors. Click on the link to find out on when they offer info sessions:
BDIC Info. Sessions

Isenberg: Interested in getting into Isenberg School of Management? Make sure to go to one of their info sessions before you apply. Some upcoming information sessions include Tuesday, October 8th at 4 PM for those interested in the BBA program and Tuesday, Oct. 8th at 4:30 PM for those interested in the Sports Management Program. These sessions will be held in Goodell in the Bernie Dallas Room.

Now these are just a couple of the upcoming information sessions for different programs, make sure to keep following our blog and to be on the eye out for other upcoming info sessions that may suit your passions!

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