Making the Most of Your Clemson Education

I spent my freshman year getting through classes by cramming, procrastinating, and doing the bare minimum in order to achieve the grades that I wanted. This did work for me in that way; I reached the goals that I had set for myself. But looking back on it, I hardly learned anything at all. Today, I couldn’t tell you about the human skeleton and systems, or about all of the theories I memorized definitions for, or have a five-minute conversation with you in Spanish using the tenses that I learned. I crammed, memorized, aced it, and completely forgot it. I was missing the point. Here’s what I should’ve done differently: … Continue readingMaking the Most of Your Clemson Education

7 Tips on How to Become a Better Writer

Whether you’re in college, graduate school, or working in the professional force — the ability to write well is a highly sought after skill. In the world of professional communication, the best writers are the ones who can write both clearly and concisely. While becoming a strong writer takes practice, it is not as daunting of a task as it may initially seem. … Continue reading7 Tips on How to Become a Better Writer