Tag: Accepted Students – Undergraduate

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Making the Most of your Second-Year Experience

My name is Kali Soltano and I am a sophomore majoring in Civil Engineering with a construction engineering management concentration here at Clarkson! I love spending time outdoors with my friends and meeting new people. I keep myself busy by involving myself in a multitude of activities and organizations around campus during the school year. …

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Summer Programs to Support Your Student’s Start at Clarkson

Written by Mary Somma, Parent and Family Association Member, 2023 Congratulations to our class of 2027!  As a family you’ve seen your student work diligently on their college prep courses while scoring well on their college admission tests.  In parallel the hunt for the “right” university was ongoing.  Your student has now been accepted at …

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What to Expect: Orientation and Convocation for First-Year Students

The Golden Knight with a thumbs up standing on cheel lawn with the student center in the background

Orientation for students who are new to the Clarkson Family is a new and exciting experience. There are a lot of opportunities to meet new people, explore a new campus and local community, and so much to learn about Clarkson as well as your area of study. Orientation for new students is designed to be …

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How to Reach Out to Your Roommate

Got your housing and roommate assignment? Now is the time to get in touch with your roommate and get to know them before moving into your residence hall in August. If you’re hung up on how to start that initial convo, we got you!  Here are some tips on how to reach out to your …

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Clarkson University Dining Basics

Clarkson University strives to offer a variety of food to fit the needs and desires of all students. Our goal is to ignite a passion for food with an emphasis on providing innovative dining solutions that positively impact student success, health and fitness, and community engagement. Here is your guide to the Clarkson dining basics, …

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An Introduction to the Career Center

You may have seen our faces already in admissions communications or your mailbox, or maybe you already know about co-ops and Career Fairs and factored them into your decision to come to Clarkson. We do help with what you might expect when you hear “Career Center,” like resumes, cover letters, and job searching, but we …

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Understanding Golden Knights: An Intro to Clarkson Lingo

Aerial View of Cheel Arena during the day

When you arrive at Clarkson there are a surprising amount of new names, places, and acronyms to learn for successfully navigating around campus. From Area Coordinators to Woodstock Village here is a list to get you started! AC – Area Coordinator, the Area Coordinators oversee the Resident Advisors and other Residence Life staff. ADK – …

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Top Questions by Prospective & Incoming Clarkson Parents: Residence Life & Dining Edition

Every spring, Clarkson University hosts Parent-to-Parent panels during accepted students events so that the parents of prospective and incoming Clarkson students can ask questions of current Clarkson parents. The following is a combination of the questions that were asked and answered during these events in Spring 2023. Along with a panel of several current Clarkson …

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Top Questions by Prospective & Incoming Clarkson Parents: Transitioning to College & Campus Life Edition

Two Clarkson undergraduate students bump fists with the Golden Knight mascot on the Quad on a summer day.

Every spring, Clarkson University hosts Parent-to-Parent panels during accepted students events so that the parents of prospective and incoming Clarkson students can ask questions of current Clarkson parents. The following is a combination of the questions that were asked and answered during these events in Spring 2023. Along with a panel of several current Clarkson …

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Dear Future Golden Knights…

Deciding where to go to college is hard enough! Whether you have already submitted your deposit or still applying, sit back, relax, and take some advice and thoughts from some current Golden Knights of Clarkson University to help you make your decision! Why did you decide to Become a Golden Knight? “Clarkson is a great …