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3 College Freshman

Local Area: i've been here too long

3 College Freshman

Local Area: There is the holyoke mall but you need a car to drive as well as Northampton. The area on campus is quiet and good. People are friendly and respectable. You feel a homey feeling once you are there. Every weekend there is activities going on both the weekends and during the week. Sports games are fun and enthuisatic.

3 College Sophomore

Local Area: Springfield and chicopee always have something to do but not all areas of the cities are pretty and clean. It's up to you where you go but I'd pay attention to where you end up at night.

3 College Junior

Local Area: Elms College is located in Chicopee, Massachusetts, it is relatively quiet in the area. No attractions or shopping areas are within walking distance, all of which is mostly driving distance. Attractions that take place on campus is enjoyable, but crowded due to the limited space the college has to offer.

4 College Sophomore

Local Area: There is the Holyoke mall nearby a lot of stores and chicopee is overall a safe town.

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Student Polls

Rate the local atmosphere on the following topics    Based on 13 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Cost of living
  • Dining
  • Friendliness of locals toward students
  • Museums/cultural attractions
  • Nightlife
  • Parking
  • Parks and recreation
  • Professional sports
  • Safety
  • Scenery
  • Shopping
  • Transportation

What is the local atmosphere like at your school?    Based on 15 responses

  • 7% City living at its finest. There's always something fun and interesting going on.
  • 20% Vibrant college town. There's no big city, but there are plenty of things to do off campus.
  • 40% Small town with plenty of charm.
  • 27% In or near a big city, but there's not much to do off campus.
  • 7% Painfully remote.

What is the proximity to other universities? Is there much interaction?    Based on 14 responses

  • 36% There are nearby schools that students often interact with.
  • 36% There are nearby schools, but students do NOT interact much.
  • 29% There aren't any nearby schools.

Can you see yourself living here after graduation?    Based on 14 responses

  • 14% Totally.
  • 50% Maybe, if I could find a good job.
  • 36% No way.

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