Tag: Accepted Students – Undergraduate

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Six Adventures for All Near Clarkson

Whether you consider yourself an outdoorsy person or have never stepped foot into the wilderness, you can find new adventures all around you at Clarkson. You don’t have to have any experience to explore these options below, and it’s never too late to get started. All you need is a positive attitude, maybe a couple …

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Clarkson Rod and Gun Club

My Experience Clarkson Rod and Gun Club is a young club filled with a collective of passionate outdoorsmen and women, all focused on educating and giving opportunities to all, no matter their experience or skill level.  My name is Ian Bennett, a junior here at Clarkson studying Psychology, and the sitting President of Clarkson Rod …

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Clarkson Ignite: New Opportunities from Our New Director

What will you do in college to chase your passion and prepare yourself for a lifetime of success? What will it take?  In a world where nearly half of all U.S. jobs are at risk of automation (Frey & Osborne, 2013), universities must create innovative content, delivery methods, and programming to continue fostering talent that …

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Decision Time: How to Pick the School That’s Right for You

You’ve gotten the acceptance letters. You’ve celebrated. And now, you’re trying to make that final decision. As time continues to fly by and May 1 gets closer and closer, many students feel the anxiety settle in around one single question: “Where will I go to college in the fall?” It’s a pretty big decision — …

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The Scoop on the Potsdam Food Scene

Note: This post has been updated on 2/22/2022 to reflect updated information on local dining. If you’re considering Clarkson but aren’t from the North Country, chances are you don’t know a whole lot about the area that surrounds the University. I come from a town that is known for its incredible restaurants, so I was …

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Personalized Visit vs. Accepted Students Day — Which One Should You Choose?

So you’re considering Clarkson. Great! If you’ve never been to campus, the question should not be, “Should I go to campus and check it out?” because the answer is always yes! (if you can). Instead, the question is, “How should I visit campus?” and further, “Should I go for Accepted Students Day and a more …

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Four Reasons You Should Get Involved at Clarkson

I have worked at Clarkson for 3 years, and I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to see a few classes of students join campus. One thing that has remained constant over those years is that, when asked about the best part of their Clarkson experience, almost all students tell me the same thing: their on-campus involvement …

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All About Undergraduate Advising at Clarkson

In college, every student benefits from having a support team. Whether it’s a student feeling overwhelmed or confused about their college and career path, or a student simply looking for the encouragement to carry forward on the path they’re comfortable on, having supportive people around to give input, advice, and guidance is important. At Clarkson, …

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A Starter on North Country Outdoor Adventures

Nestled just north of the Adirondack park is Clarkson’s Potsdam campus. Being so close to an open expanse of wilderness like the Adirondacks makes Clarkson a prime starting point for all sorts of outdoor activities. Whether it’s participating in one of the trips hosted by our very own Outing Club or striking out on your …

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Reflecting on my Orientation Experience

Hi All, My name is Megan Parkman, and I am a class of 2020 graduate. As I reflect back on my time at Clarkson, I am so grateful to have the friendships that I made my first year. When Clarkson says “Welcome to the Clarkson Family!” they really mean it. It actually has two meanings …