Epoch Clemson Blog

EPOCH Clemson Blog

How to Know You’re Ready for a Dog

 April 6, 2019  |  

How to Know You’re Ready for a Dog

Dogs are (wo)man’s best friend. Studies even show that they scientifically make us happier. Spending time with your dog causes a 300 percent increase in oxytocin (the ‘love’ hormone that reduces blood pressure and anxiety). However, owning a dog in college can be tricky because of your schedule, lack of income and other factors. So how do you know if you’re ready to adopt a new pup? Read the following guide to help you decide if you can make the leap into dog ownership.

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6 Tips to Get Fit for Spring Break (That You Won’t Ditch After)

 March 1, 2019  |  

6 Tips to Get Fit for Spring Break  (That You Won’t Ditch After)

Spring break is on the horizon! If you have a trip planned, you might be thinking that now is the time to put in the last-minute work to get your beach bod ready. But instead of restricting your diet and working out like crazy, opt for a more sustainable and realistic health plan, one that you’ll continue with even after you get back. Try the following tips to get fit for spring break and beyond!

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7 Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day That Won’t Break the Bank

 February 5, 2019  |  

7 Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day That Won’t Break the Bank

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. While social media and ad campaigns make you think it should be an occasion for flowers, gifts, fancy dinners and trips to cozy bed and breakfasts, for the modern college couple—on a budget—that’s not very realistic.

So we’ve compiled seven unique date ideas, that’ll still offer a fun way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your significant other, but won’t break the bank!

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Tips on Finding the Perfect Summer Internship or Job

 January 22, 2019  |  

Tips on Finding the Perfect Summer Internship or Job

While it’s still only January, you might be starting to think about plans for a summer internship or job. Formal internships can have applications deadlines in the early spring or limited spots available. Also, if you’re planning on relocating to a different city for an opportunity, you’ll need to secure temporary housing and make other plans.

Thinking about all the work and logistics can be overwhelming. Don’t get anxious, just use these tips to kickstart your summer employment search.

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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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