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All About Clarkson Ignite

Hi All! My name is Erin Draper and I am the managing director of an exciting new initiative called Clarkson Ignite. I am also a double Clarkson alumna — I received my undergraduate degree in business administration and communications in 2003 and my Masters in Business Administration in 2014. Let me share some of the …

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Seven Restaurants Near Clarkson You Will Want to Visit

Hey everyone! Our names are Marly Quince and Aaron Thow, and we are working in the office of Marketing & External Relations for the summer. Part of our job was to travel to towns and attractions in the North Country and to show you all that this area has to offer. You may have seen …

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Deciding If Grad School Is Right For You

There are lots of reasons to consider getting a master’s degree, including the potential for higher earnings and long-term career growth. In fact, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, having a master’s degree could boost your earning power by hundreds of thousands of dollars over the course of your career. That doesn’t …

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My Summer Research at Clarkson

Hi! My name is Rachael Meacham, and I’m a rising sophomore, majoring in mechanical engineering. I am in the Honor’s Program and was enrolled in The Clarkson School this past year. I have spent the past nine weeks of my summer here at Clarkson doing summer research, with Professor of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Kevin …

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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 …