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Should You Work While in College?

July 5th, 2017 by University Cottages

For many students, working in college is necessary. For others, a job is simply to pay for some added luxuries during college life. And then, there are the go-getters that are trying to build up an impressive resume before they graduate. According to the U.S. Department of Education, over 78% of undergraduate students work. No […]


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Summer Travel Tips

June 5th, 2017 by University Cottages

Your college years are one of the only times in your life where you are encouraged to study, meet people, and expand your cultural horizons. You are only a few years away from giving up your summer breaks and minimal responsibilities. Traveling abroad is just one of those ways that you not only learn about […]


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Loving Summertime in Clemson

April 24th, 2017 by University Cottages

While graduation may be around the corner for some, many will choose to stay in Clemson for the summer. Just because the campus isn’t packed with undergraduates, and most university activities are on hiatus, doesn’t mean there isn’t a lot to do. From exploring the town to spending time outdoors, the area offers many ways […]


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On and Off-Campus Safety Tips

March 13th, 2017 by University Cottages

Being on your own at college is exciting. But, with more freedom comes more responsibility, and part of that responsibility is staying safe. Even on the most secure college campus, some form of crime does occur. While many colleges and off-campus student apartments make safety for their students a priority, there are several ways students […]


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What You Should Look for When Choosing Student Housing

February 14th, 2017 by University Cottages

Finding the right place to call home during your college years is tricky. This is probably the first time you have lived away from your parents, and while may think you know what you want, it can get a lot harder when you are trying to balance school, life, and even the expectations of your […]


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Doors Open August 2017!

December 6th, 2016 by University Cottages

Innovation and value characterize the more than 5,500 homes built in the past two decades by Michael Nieri, owner and president of Great Southern Homes. So it’s no surprise that University Cottages, his most recent undertaking, brings a fresh approach to affordable student housing at Clemson University, Nieri’s beloved alma mater. Explains project manager Brad […]


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