SBS Pathways Center

The SBS Pathways Center is here to guide you to success throughout your time at UMass and beyond. Our advisors and programs are crafted to help you explore your academic interests, create a curriculum that works for you, articulate and achieve your goals, become an engaged member of your community, and prepare for life after graduation.

OPINION – RANKING STUDY SPOTS ON CAMPUS – Peer Intern Aidan Hallerman Shares his Thoughts

Midterms are here, which means study space is at a premium.  Peer Advising Intern Aidan Hallerman shares his opinion of the best and worst study spots on campus.

As someone who detests doing work in his own room, I have …

By Aidan Hallerman
Aidan Hallerman
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Metacognition: The Key to Academic Excellence

Here are some important take aways from our time with Dr. Saundra Yancy McGuire, author of Teach Students How to Learn.

Metacognition is the process of thinking about your own thinking and being consciously aware of yourself as a problem solver. …

By Koni Denham
Koni Denham Director of Student Success - SBS
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Things I Wish I’d Known: advice from SBS juniors, seniors, and new grads

Figuring out college and life can be challenging!  But some things can be made a little easier, and here, some of our favorite students offer words of wisdom.

“Don’t worry about having it all figured out right away. It can …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
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SBS Peer Advising Interns

SBS Pathways Center Peer Advising Interns are SBS students who can provide useful insight into how to plan your SBS Pathways, which include planning for your academic, experiential, and career and professional development opportunities. Our Peer Advisors come from all different places and backgrounds, have various SBS majors, and are sophomores, juniors and seniors. Read their bios below!

Peer Advising drop-in hours are M-W 10-4, and Th/F 10-2 in The SBS Pathways Center in 128 Thompson. You can also submit a question to the peers via the button below.

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SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns
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Contact & Location

(413) 577-1057

128 Thompson Hall
200 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003

SBS Pathways Center Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm