Starting college is one of the most exciting times of your life. Between new friends, a new campus, and adjusting to your new social life, there’s plenty of things to sink your teeth into. However, you might be nervous and ready for a few tips for freshmen year.
Clemson has one of the most unique campuses in South Carolina. With mountains, the lakes, and down-home southern culture right on your doorstep, it’s full of new experiences.
So, where should you get started? From hiking trips and hangouts to Zoom office hours and part-time jobs, we’ve got you covered when it comes to TigerTown. Take a look at our best tips for freshmen below.… Continue reading
College football in the south is kind of a big deal. From a three-time, national title-winning team to all-day tailgates, Saturdays in Clemson are hard to beat. While football games and tailgating can be loads of fun, a little planning is necessary to ensure your day is a success. We’ve chatted with upperclassmen and Tiger Alumni to get the best insider Clemson Tailgating Tips.… Continue reading
Besides earning extra cash, a part-time job or side hustle provides opportunities to develop work-related skills for your future. A working student also learns to manage their time effectively and gains knowledge to guide career choices. Part-time jobs for college students are available in a variety of areas to accommodate both your schedule and interests. Search for a setting that best fits your academic schedule and provides valuable work skills. Consider working in the following six areas for your part-time job or side hustle.… Continue reading
Is it just us, or is summer is flying by? Take a moment to pause and reflect on how your college summer break has gone so far. Did you imagine you would be more productive, or alternatively, get more time to relax? If you had different expectations, or just feel like time is getting away from you, try out these ten tips to make the most of your summer vacay.… Continue reading
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Clemson University is well-known for its National Championship football team (Go Tigers!), world-class educational programs—but also it’s beauty. Our campus is nestled between two lakes, with plenty of southern charm, as well as unique buildings, architecture, and tradition.
In the age where people do “everything for the ‘gram,” we set out to find some of the most “instagrammable” spots in and around Tiger Town. Check them out if you’re looking for great backgrounds for pics or if you just want to put down your phone and enjoy the view.
Whether you chose to stay in Tiger Town to take a summer course or for a job/internship, you’ve probably noticed that campus tends to clear out once classes end. Well, don’t worry, there are still plenty of things to keep you occupied over the summer months! We’ve compiled a list of some of the best things to do this summer at Clemson.… Continue reading
With exam week fast approaching, Clemson, and most other college students turn into stressed-out academics. Regular routines are lost, anxiety reigns supreme, and coffee consumption spikes. This semester, don’t stress out! Follow our study tips for finals week and you’ll feel calm and prepared for your exams.… Continue reading
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.… Continue reading
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.
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.