Amherst College is a private liberal arts college located in Amherst, Massachusetts. It’s an exclusively undergraduate school with about 1,800 students. There are three world-renowned museums on campus that bring in more than 70,000 visitors every year!
Famous "Mammoth" alumni include the late US President Calvin Coolidge, Drew Pinsky - celebrity doctor, Raymond Teller - magician, Jeffrey A. Hoffman - former NASA astronaut, Larry Miller - actor, Clarence Birdseye - inventor and entrepreneur, and Jeffrey Wright - Hunger Games actor.
Emilie is a member of the class of 2020. She is originally from New Jersey. One quirky fact about Emilie..."I love rainy Fridays!"
Fun fact about Amherst College: Amherst College has a statue dedicated to a moose who walked across campus.
Favorite Ice Cream Parlour and Flavor: Flayvors, Cow spots or Ginger.
Bakery and Favorite Sweet: Atkins Farm, apple cider doughnuts.
Burger Joint and Fries: The Lone Wolf.
Finger Licking Good BBQ Spot: The Hangar has the best wings in the area!
Vegetarian Hot Spot: Pulse Café.
Pizzeria: Antonios, known for $1 pizza after 12 on Saturdays.
Diner and Favorite Dish: Esselon Cafe; mozzarella, green tomato, honey, lavender, and butter lettuce salad.
Hottest Mexican Spot and Recommended Plate: Mission Cantina.
Breakfast Spot with a friend or date: Jakes in Northhampton.
Where you would love your parents to take you for Parents weekend: The Taste Thai.
Things to do:
Best Dive Bar: The Hangar.
Night Spot for Music: Northhampton.
Neighborhood Bookstore: Amherst Books.
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang: Beneski Natural History Museum.
Where do you want to go on spring break: Tahití.
Tell us more!: The Mead Museum of Art is a fantastic small Museum on campus with a fabulous collection of over 19,000 works.