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In the Rear-View Mirror

Posted by summercollegeumass on Aug 22, 2014 12:51:12 PM

It has been over a week since students left the summer programs and the campus definitely feels different without them. Last week I reached out to a couple of students for some testimonials about the time they had.

I'm about to share what Juan David Figueroa (Bogota, Colombia), Erica Dirk (Tewksbury, MA), Ted Johnston (Amherst, MA) and Sarah Gold (Warwick, RI) had to say about their Summer College experience.

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Topics: Session B, Session C, Session A

Third and Ten

Posted by summercollegeumass on Jul 21, 2014 7:16:40 AM

Hello everyone! Sorry I haven't been here in a while but the past few days were abnormally busier than usual. Feeling are mixed here at Summer College; on the one hand we're thrilled to have received our Session C students yesterday, but on the other we were sorry to see the Session B students go on Saturday.

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Topics: Session B, Session C, Session A

Field Trip Weekend

Posted by summercollegeumass on Jul 14, 2014 7:08:57 AM

Hello! Hope everyone's weekend went well.

As promised, I'll tell you about the two field trips the students went on this weekend. Saturday consisted of an adrenaline-packed visit to Six Flags New England, located in Agawam. On Sunday the students toured Boston.

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Topics: Session B, Session A

Where Did The Week Go?

Posted by summercollegeumass on Jul 11, 2014 6:56:10 AM

Hello everyone!

I've mostly been in the office every day, trying to learn some basic code to optimize the website. Because of this I haven't been able to keep track of the student's daily activities but I see them at dinner sometimes and I've played soccer with them as well.

Last post, the Session B students (who have only been here a week) were just experiencing their first day, but at this point they're almost done with their first academic week! The session A students feel more than at home and I feel like I've known them forever.

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Topics: Session B, Session A

Second and Ten

Posted by summercollegeumass on Jul 7, 2014 12:33:49 PM

Hello everyone! It's been a while since I last wrote!

The Session A students have been here for a full week, while Session B students just arrived yesterday. Two things I really liked about yesterday: first, seeing how comfortable the Session A students feel here after only one week, and how both groups are already getting to know each other.

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Topics: Session B, Session A

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