Tag: Accepted Students – Undergraduate

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 …

Undergrad

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 …

Undergrad

Top 5 Reasons Why I loved Being a University Studies/Undecided Major

Hello incoming Clarkson students! My name is Brandon Gohl ’23, and I’m a freshman University Studies major. I am currently working through my second semester at Clarkson, and I couldn’t be happier with my decision to not declare a major before going to college. Being a University Studies student has presented me with many opportunities …

Undergrad

College Financial Aid Packages: To Appeal or Not To Appeal

While we at Clarkson have pushed our deposit deadline for Fall 2020 to June 1, not every other college and university has done the same. So, for some high school seniors looking ahead to college this fall, the traditional May 1 deposit deadline is approaching fast and it’s time to make one the most important …

OSL Podcasts, Undergrad

Student Life Podcast: Episode 1 – Your Family’s Transition to College

The transition from high school to college can be difficult for both parents/families/supporters and their students. We sat down with Aleta Nims, the Director of Counseling here at Clarkson, to talk about that transition.

Undergrad

Doctors Without Borders: Student Chapter Clarkson University

Clarkson’s nationally recognized student chapter of Doctors Without Borders (DWB) provides a wealth of opportunities for students of all majors and concentrations. Students who join DWB can help both the community of Potsdam and surrounding areas, as well as travel abroad to volunteer in underserved countries. Real Life Member Experience   My name is Matthew Kane …

Undergrad

Greek Life at Clarkson

Hello, my name is Nicole, and I am a senior global supply chain management major with minors in project management and law studies. I currently work as a marketing intern and blogger here at Clarkson University. I am also a sister of Phi Sigma Sigma, a social sorority, so I wanted to write a post …

Undergrad

Photos Around Potsdam

Hello, my name is Nicole, and I am a senior global supply chain management major with minors in project management and law studies. I currently work as a Marketing Intern and Blogger here at Clarkson University. I sat down with a student photographer here at Clarkson who has done some amazing work around Downtown Potsdam …

Undergrad

Surviving a North Country Winter

As a Northern New York (NNY) native, I have faced firsthand the struggles of the North Country’s harsh winters. If this is the first you’re hearing of it, yes, we can get 7 feet of snow (and have! But not recently … ), and yes, the temperature can get well into the negatives. Don’t let …