Undergrad

Decorating Your Dorm: The Quad Basics

Congratulations! You are in, and just received your roommate and dorm room assignment. Living in the quad at Clarkson University is a great place to meet other first-year students new to the campus and college living just like you! The Quad is comprised of four residence hall buildings that are all connected. Whether you are …

Grad

Should I Contact a Ph.D. Supervisor?

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The DOs and DON’Ts of Contacting a Ph.D Supervisor. As an applicant, you may ask yourself: should I email professors I am interested in working with? Should I send them my research proposal? Should I attach my credentials? The answer to your questions is: it depends on the university you are applying to and the …

Grad

How to Write Your Graduate School Statement of Purpose

Preparing a Personal Statement or Statement of Purpose for a grad school application can seem like a daunting task. It’s your opportunity to speak to the admissions committee and let them know who you are and how their program fits into your career goals. If you allow plenty of time to brainstorm and prepare, you …

Undergrad

Dorm Hacks

Hello Clarkson students! Welcome to your first year as a Golden Knight! The Residence Life Office is excited to share with you some tips, tricks and hacks that we have learned from our students to make your on-campus living experience more personal. Living on campus has many benefits, including easy access to resources and events. …

Grad

Faces of Bioethics: An Interview with Bioethics MS Alum Taimy Falcon-Rodriguez

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Bioethics is an increasingly complex discipline that plays an important role in several different industries and fields – from hospitals and nursing homes to clinical research labs and universities nationwide. But the number of people with a strong bioethics foundation to meet the growing needs of the world is small. Clarkson’s master’s degree program in …

Grad

5 Questions to Ask About Your Employer’s Tuition Assistance Benefit

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More than half of U.S. employers offer tuition assistance/reimbursement as an employee benefit, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s 2019 Employee Benefits Survey. If your employer is in this group, this is a great way for you to advance your education and career, often at considerable savings. To find out if your employer …