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6 Ways to Position Yourself for a Promotion

No matter how much you like your job, chances are a time will come when you want more. Adding responsibilities, challenges, and the accompanying income and stature is the natural next step in your career. But how do you make it happen? Here are six tips to position yourself for a promotion. Be a team …

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Requesting Letters of Recommendation for Grad School

If you’re applying to graduate school, you’ll most likely need to include a few letters of recommendation in your application. Gathering these letters can be a source of anxiety for applicants who are unsure whom exactly they should ask to write them and how to go about asking for them. Here are some tips on …

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Navigating Your Career Path

Whether you’re in business or engineering, healthcare or education, or virtually any other field, the landscape is constantly changing. The good news is that change can be exciting. In fact, it often brings the types of opportunities that Clarkson graduates have a reputation for seizing and solving. Change also often prompts some self-reflection about your …

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Tips for Getting the Most Out of a Career and Graduate School Fair

At some point in your academic career, you will most likely have the opportunity to attend a career and graduate school fair. And even though that may seem a bit overwhelming or intimidating, remember that it is just that — a great opportunity for you to network and learn about companies, positions and programs you …

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Ten Tips for Writing Your Personal Statement

Preparing your statement of purpose for your grad school application can seem like a daunting task. It’s your chance to tell the admissions committee who you are and how their program fits into your career plans. But as long as you give yourself plenty of time to brainstorm and prepare, you will be able to …

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Making the Most of Your Grad School Experience

If you’ve been accepted into grad school, congratulations! You’ve earned the right to celebrate and relax—but not for too long. Instead, before you start class, spend some time preparing. If you anticipate the academic and personal challenges of grad school, you’ll be in a better position to make the most of the experience and enjoy …

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Grad Programs that Match Your Goals and Schedule

Clarkson’s grad programs are designed specifically for today’s students. You can earn a master’s degree in a high-demand field—business, engineering, data analytics, healthcare administration and more—on a schedule that works for you. Depending on the program, options include full and part time study and on campus, online and hybrid (a combination of on campus and …

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Deciding When to Go to Grad School

Even if you’re pretty sure about attending grad school, you might be uncertain about the best time to begin. Should you start right after you earn your undergraduate degree? Or should you wait until you have some full-time work experience? As is often the case, there’s no right (or wrong) answer. Instead, your decision will …

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Discover Why Clarkson Is the Smart Choice. Again.

If you’re looking into grad schools, you’ve got lots of good options. One of the best, especially for Clarkson students, is the university that you’re attending right now. The strengths that made Clarkson stand out among undergraduate institutions—rigor, innovation and results—set its graduate programs apart, too. Following are just some of the reasons Clarkson is …

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Choosing a Grad School Program: It’s All About the Fit

If you’re looking at grad school programs, that means you’ve already done the hard work of thinking about your long-term career goals and deciding which degree to pursue. Now, the task at hand is to research degree programs and find some favorites. A good place to start is with a checklist or spreadsheet of what …