Category: The Clarkson School

The Clarkson School stands as a distinctive and prestigious program at Clarkson University, offering motivated high school juniors and seniors a unique opportunity to accelerate their academic and personal growth through college-level coursework and experiences. Established in 1978, The Clarkson School provides a challenging and enriching environment where exceptional students can immerse themselves in a college setting, earning college credits and gaining valuable insights into college life before their peers.

One of its defining features is a focus on academic rigor and exploration. Students enroll in a full-time college curriculum alongside Clarkson undergraduates, engaging in coursework that spans a variety of disciplines, including STEM, business, humanities, and social sciences. This immersive academic experience challenges students to think critically, solve complex problems, and develop the skills necessary for success in higher education and beyond.

Moreover, The Clarkson School offers a range of enrichment opportunities beyond the classroom. Students have access to Clarkson’s state-of-the-art facilities, research opportunities, and extracurricular activities, allowing them to explore their interests, pursue their passions, and engage with the broader university community. Additionally, students receive comprehensive support services, including academic advising, mentorship, and college readiness workshops, to ensure they have the guidance and resources they need to thrive in their academic pursuits.

Through its rigorous curriculum, enriching experiences, and supportive community, The Clarkson School empowers students to reach their full potential and prepare for success in college and beyond. By participating in this transformative program, students not only earn college credits but also develop the skills, confidence, and resilience needed to excel in their academic and personal endeavors.

Academics + Admission, Global and Immersion Experiences, The Clarkson School, Undergraduate Programs

A Journey of Discovery: My Global Experience Trip with The Clarkson School

Hi, my name is Carly LaBow ’25 and I am from LaFargeville, New York. I am a current Business Administration major with a double minor in Human Resource Management and Communications. I attended The Clarkson School (TCS) last year as the Class of 2023.  Around this time last year, I found myself learning the basics …

Academics + Admission, Campus + Student Life, Living on Campus, Living-Learning Communities, Potsdam Community, The Clarkson School, Undergraduate Programs

Cracking the Code: What to Expect When Attending The Clarkson School

My name is Sarah Jane. I attended The Clarkson School (TCS) in 2020 and have since continued my studies here at Clarkson University. I have a double major in Psychology and Mathematical Economics with a minor in project management. As I’m in my last semester at Clarkson and approach graduation, I’ve been reflecting back on …