Tag: Accepted Students – Undergraduate

Undergrad

Understanding Golden Knights: An Intro to Clarkson Lingo

When you arrive to 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– The …

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Top 6 Tips For Success In UNIV 190 At Clarkson University

The first semester of College Hi, readers! We recently chatted with some of our Humanities and Social Science professors who teach and create our UNIV 190 course, officially called the Clarkson Seminar. We wanted you to know and share with you why UNIV 190 is so important and what impact it has on our students …

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First-Year Students’ Roommate Survival Guide

  Hi, everyone! My name is Emma Blaiklock, and I’m the Assistant Director of Residence Life here at Clarkson University. My experience managing and mediating conflicts between roommates during while working in Res Life has taught me some of the best ways to prevent roommate conflicts in the first place and also gave me helpful …

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Some Tips from Clarkson’s Counseling Center

Here at Clarkson’s Counseling Center, we’re happy to help in any way we can with a variety of needs from the adjustment to college, to stress management during your most challenging times in school. We are an option for all students here on campus and each of us brings our own experiences and styles to …

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Eight Places to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth Near Clarkson

Hi Everybody! I’m Jacob McNamara, a Clarkson grad of ‘16. I’m from Madrid, NY which is just ten miles down the road from Clarkson. Since I grew up in the North Country-I’m going to share some of my favorite places to go, things to see and some ongoing tips for thriving up North. In this post …

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The Need for SPEED: 5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Join

Hello, my name is Robert Schneider; I am a sophomore Civil Engineering student from Niskayuna NY. I have a strong interest in the construction industry, have worked as a material testing technician and as a Co-Captain for our Concrete Canoe team. When asked the popular question: “Why did you decide to attend Clarkson University?” I …

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From Phoenix to Potsdam: Why I Left the Desert to join 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 …

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Celebrating Clarkson University’s First Generation Students

On November 8, the Council for Opportunity in Education and Center for First Generation Student Success celebrates the fourth annual First Generation Celebration Day. Here at Clarkson, we join other colleges and universities across the country in celebrating our students who are the first in their family to attend college and receive a higher education. Karla Norales ’22 …

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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 …