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10 Ways for Students to Maximize Their College Summer Break

 June 15, 2019 

10 Ways for Students to Maximize Their College Summer Break

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. 

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Instagrammable Spots in Clemson

 May 29, 2019 

Instagrammable Spots in Clemson

Image Credit: Ken Scar

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.

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Things to do This Summer at Clemson

 May 20, 2019 

Things to do This Summer at Clemson

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.

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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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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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EPOCH Clemson Sea-Doo Giveaway

 November 19, 2018 

EPOCH Clemson Sea-Doo Giveaway

How would you like to be the winner of a 2019 Sea-Doo Spark? EPOCH Clemson is giving away to one lucky winner the option of a 2019 Sea-Doo or $4,000 cash prize.

The winner of the giveaway will be given the opportunity to either take the 2019 Sea-Doo or take the cash prize in order to assist with education expenses, housing, or anything that they deem to help them in their journey.

Giveaway Options

Option 1: 2019 Sea-Doo Spark w/ Rotax 900 ACE
Option 2: $4,000 Cash

Who can enter?

Must be 18 years old
Actively enrolled at Clemson University or Tri-County Tech
Must have a valid Student ID

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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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