Posts by: Tracy Ring

7 Realistic New Year’s Resolutions for College Students

 January 11, 2019 

7 Realistic New Year’s Resolutions for College Students

New Year’s Resolutions, we start the year off with the best intentions to live life to the fullest and be our best selves. Yet, come spring, resolutions are mostly forgotten, and we’re back to our same old habits and behavior. College students might have it even harder when it comes to sticking with resolutions, with a continually changing environment, the stress of classes, social life, part-time jobs, etc.  

This year, instead of grand goals or cliché resolutions, try small everyday changes and shifts to make for a healthier, happier (and saner) you in 2019. Try these seven realistic resolutions for college students.

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How to Focus on Purpose During the Holiday Season

 December 3, 2018 

How to Focus on Purpose During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is a perfect time to give back to others in meaningful, sustainable and impactful ways. While we might be preoccupied with finals, travel plans, and holiday shopping, try to take time to focus on purpose. Even college students with limited time and resources can help others and make a difference.

If you aren’t sure how to get involved, the following charities and organizations are within the Clemson community. You can choose to either volunteer or donate to their causes.

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4 Tips for Holiday Shopping on a College Budget

 December 1, 2018 

4 Tips for Holiday Shopping on a College Budget

The holiday season is known for cheerful festivities, memorable traditions, and warm togetherness. But it doesn’t come without stress—a familiar friend to college students who are already balancing hectic demands. One tricky part about this time of year is finances, particularly holiday shopping. You want to surprise your family and friends with gifts they’ll adore, but students are on a tight budget.

Between part-time jobs, food, textbooks, and other expenses, it can be difficult to set aside money for gifts. Don’t worry if you can’t afford lavish name-brand items, you can still find meaningful presents. The following tips can seriously decrease the cost of your gift list this holiday season!

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Representing the Valeo Mantra at Clemson

 November 21, 2018 

Representing the Valeo Mantra at Clemson

At EPOCH Clemson we are proud to be a part of The Valeo Groupe organization, a niche housing development company. Valeo Student focuses on creating cohesive student communities that offer more than just a place to live, but also a space for residents to grow, be active, find purpose and learn. Our Valeo mantra is Work Hard. Have Fun. Help Others. It’s something that every tribe member in our organization embodies. Which is why we were so excited and honored to take part in a Clemson tradition, the Habitat for Humanity Homecoming Build.

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5 Unmissable Clemson Football Traditions

 October 19, 2018 

5 Unmissable Clemson Football Traditions

It’s that time of year again! Our Tigers are mid-way through yet another fantastic football season. Nearly 122 years after Clemson’s first football game, thousands of people gather every Saturday to cheer on the Tigers and take in the action. Because Clemson football is nothing short of a legacy, there are plenty of game day traditions you really shouldn’t miss. We’ve broken down five unmissable Clemson football moments.

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Advice from a Clemson Alum: 20 Things All Clemson Students Should Know

 August 31, 2018 

Advice from a Clemson Alum: 20 Things All Clemson Students Should Know

Whether you are an incoming freshmen or a returning student, you may have an idea of what makes up the Clemson student experience. As a recent Clemson grad, I have been reflecting on what I learned over the past four years and what specifically makes the Clemson experience so unique. Here’s my list of top 20 things all Clemson students should know:

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