Category: Undergrad

Undergrad

The Need for SPEED: 5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Join

Hello, my name is Robert Schneider; I am a sophomore Civil Engineering student from Niskayuna NY. I have a strong interest in the construction industry, have worked as a material testing technician and as a Co-Captain for our Concrete Canoe team. When asked the popular question: “Why did you decide to attend Clarkson University?” I …

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College Selection & Success Tips from a Biomolecular Science and MBA Clarkson Alumna

Hi readers! My name is Jennifer Karekos ’14, MBA ’15, and I attended Clarkson University for both my Bachelor’s degree in Biomolecular Science and the residential, one-year Masters in Business Administration (MBA). Currently, I am the Associate Director of Program Management at Akron Biotech in Boca Raton, Florida. I oversee project management of our custom …

Undergrad

From Phoenix to Potsdam: Why I Left the Desert for my Double Major at Clarkson

My name is Mikaela Morris ’23 and I am a sophomore, double majoring in physics and mechanical engineering at Clarkson.  I am from Cave Creek, a small suburb of Arizona’s very-arid desert capital, Phoenix.   Why Clarkson The question I get most often is “How on earth did you end up in Potsdam?” So, I guess …

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A West Coast Student’s Perspective on Attending Clarkson

My name is Jackie Otala, Engineering Science MS ‘22 and Engineering and Management BS ‘20, and I am from the San Francisco Bay Area in California. More specifically I was born and raised in Sunnyvale. I knew I wanted to be an engineer in high school because I had access to amazing engineering courses from …

Undergrad

Why I Love The Flexibility in My Dual Major at Clarkson

Hi! I’m Megan Flory, a senior here at Clarkson with dual majors in psychology and political science, and minors in environmental science and environmental policy. I’m from Wareham, Massachusetts, an Atlantic coastal town about seven hours away from Clarkson. My majors are part of both the Department of Psychology, as well as the Department of …

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Why Clarkson’s Computer Science Program is for Me

Hi! My name is Peter-John King. I am currently a Clarkson  junior (class of 2022) double majoring in computer science and data science. I’m also in the Honors Program. I was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. Why Computer Science I had initially chosen to pursue computer science because I loved coding in high school. …

Undergrad

All About Pre-Health Sciences at Clarkson

Pre-Health Science tracks at Clarkson are the perfect way to prepare yourself for the next stage of your education or career while working through your major, whether your goal is to become a medical practitioner/professional, or work in the healthcare industry in a myriad of careers. Healthcare careers are often ranked among the best jobs …

Undergrad

Why Choose Psychology at Clarkson University

Hello everyone! My name is Robert Viera ’23 and I’m from Ware, Massachusetts. I’m a sophomore undergraduate psychology major here at Clarkson University. If you are a prospective student considering Clarkson or a current Clarkson student thinking about changing your major, I hope this blog can be of use to you! Today I’ll be sharing …

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Why I Love Communication at Clarkson

Hello! My name is Abby Bashaw ’21, and I am a senior communication major with a minor in new product development & marketing here at Clarkson University. I am from Cape Vincent, New York, a little less than two hours from campus, in New York state’s Thousand Islands region, and I am so glad that …

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Two Things I Learned About Myself at Clarkson

Hello! My name is Elyse Scott ‘22, and I am a junior biology major here at Clarkson. I am from a small town in New Hampshire and I originally came to Clarkson with the intention of pursuing an environmental engineering degree. However, I quickly learned a few things about myself and about my passions and …