100 Days to Graduation is a series of programs for seniors, led by young alumni. There will be events on Finances, Life Skills, Life Choices and Communication. Both seniors and young alumni are invited to attend.
There will be four events throughout the 100 days, geared towards seniors – an event on or close to the 100th day to graduation (February 14), the 75th day to graduation (March 11), the 50th day to graduation (April 5) and the 25th day to graduation (April 30). The events will be held in the senior dorms, and we encourage the young alumni who attend to stay and chat with the seniors after the official talk is over.
The topics include:
February 17 – Managing your Finances Workshop (managing within a budget, saving vs. investing, etc…)
The week of March 10th – Life Skills: Short talks on different topics for a few nights (work/life balance, finding your first apartment, personal branding, nutrition, elevator speech, etc. ...)
April 5 – Life Choices (changing careers, volunteering, entrepreneurship, dual careers, etc. ...)
April 30 – Communication technology and staying connected to Amherst.
The first event will be Managing Your Finances on Monday, February 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Hitchcock House. Jarrett Solomon ’03, a certified financial planner with Connecticut Wealth Management in Farmington, CT, will discuss managing your income and expenses, 401Ks, health insurance and more. The event will be about an hour long with time for questions and answers.
This program is being sponsored by Alumni and Parent Programs and we are working closely with the Career Center and the Dean of Students Office.
If you have any questions, please contact Kristen Ford at firstname.lastname@example.org.