We asked Pearce Center interns how they deal with the inevitable stress of transitioning back into the school year. They shared with us their best practices for ensuring a strong semester, starting with establishing healthy habits early on. … Continue readingThe Pearce Center’s Tips on Managing the Back-to-School Transition
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
Every student has heard the phrase “get involved” more times than they can count. But when you think about how much those two words mean, it truly shows how important it is to reach out and take advantage of the many opportunities it bestows. … Continue readingHow Much Is Too Much When It Comes to “Getting Involved”?