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Five Places You Need To Visit When You Get To Clarkson

Here at Clarkson, we are all about unique and enriching experiences, and that theme carries beyond the classroom. You may be thinking that Clarkson is located in the middle of nowhere, but, actually, the campus is surrounded by many places to visit and explore! As you may know, Clarkson is close to the Adirondack Park …

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Opening Doors With Grad School

More U.S. students are going on to grad school than ever before. In 2016, 9.2 percent of those ages 25 to 29 had a master’s degree or higher. That’s more than double the 4.5 percent in 1996, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Why the increase? It’s all about opportunity. An advanced degree …

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Studying Abroad With Clarkson University

You may be thinking that once you go to college, your summers will be all fun and play — and they will be! Clarkson students are given amazing opportunities for their summers. These opportunities are some that you’ll want to capitalize on for your future. At Clarkson, most majors require completing an internship or co-op. …

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Graduate Admissions: At Your Service

Graduate School Capital Region Campus

As an upperclassman, you may be looking beyond your undergraduate degree and thinking about what’s next. Will you be applying for jobs, to grad school or both? If you’re at all interested in graduate school—either part time or full time—our Graduate Admissions team stands ready to provide one-on-one advice and support. We welcome your questions …

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A Visitor’s Guide to Canada

Canada — our neighbor here in the North Country! Canada has a lot to offer, and I highly recommend you visit. Clarkson may be in a rural location, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have quick access to some amazing cities. Clarkson requires business students to bring either a passport or an enhanced license. This …

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First-Year Students’ Roommate Survival Guide

Hi, everyone! My name is Tamera Rizk and I am the Assistant Dean of Students at Clarkson! I have worked here for 10 years, and, for three of those years, I worked in Residence Life. I oversaw all of the apartments on campus (Woodstock — where I lived for two years, Riverside and the Townhouses …

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Dorm Hacks

Hello Clarkson students! Welcome to your first year as a Golden Knight! We are Area Coordinators Emma Blaiklock and Kristina Fletcher, and we are writing this blog with our new intern for the Office of Student Life (OSL), Michelle Eccher. We are excited to share with you some tips, tricks and hacks that we have …

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The Great Indoors

There is a wide range of diverse people here at Clarkson. There are those who love the outdoors, some who love video games or anime and people interested in the theater! There are many clubs and activities at Clarkson that make it unique and loved by many. It may seem hard to find your place …

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10 Things You [Probably] Didn’t Know About Clarkson

Hey everyone! My name is Joe Bushey and I’m a student here at Clarkson. Through my time here at the University, I’ve seen a lot of neat things. Whether it’s a creepy ghost story, an interesting fact about a former professor or student or some history about Clarkson, each of the things I have listed …

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How to See the Great Outdoors at Clarkson

College outing clubs are often a new and amazing way to experience the outdoors; you are surrounded by other young, adventurous students who all share a love of nature. There are so many new experiences that lend themselves to college outing clubs, such as night hikes, weekend backpacking and skiing trips, group volunteering and trail …