Tag: Clarkson Admissions

Undergrad

8 Things To Do While Waiting for College Admissions Decisions

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If you’re looking to attend college next fall, then chances are you’ve done your part by applying to colleges. The question you might be asking yourself is, so now what? How do you spend your time while you wait for decisions to roll in? We’ve got some ideas for you! 1. Stay Positive & Confident …

Undergrad

An Environmental Engineer Abroad

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Going abroad for a semester is a huge part of Clarkson’s international culture. Many students choose to study in another country and experience a different lifestyle. While Business majors and Engineering & Management majors are required to have an international experience, studying abroad is available to all students. Mackenzie Peters, a Senior Environmental Engineering Major …

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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 sixth 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. Mahammadou Tunkara ’24, …

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My Research Trip to Germany

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Gracie DeLaBruere is a senior psychology major at Clarkson University with a concentration in health psychology, and is on a pre-physical therapy track. She is also part of the Honors Program. This past summer, she traveled to Germany with several other students and her professor to continue their research work in partnership with the Max …

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Why Choose Psychology at Clarkson University

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Hello everyone! My name is Robert Viera ’23 and I’m from Ware, Massachusetts. I’m an undergraduate psychology major here at Clarkson University. If you are a prospective student considering Clarkson or a current Clarkson student thinking about changing your major, I hope this blog can be of use to you! Today I’ll be sharing with …

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Five Reasons I Love Clarkson University’s Math Department

Hello! My name is Kyle Monette ’22, and I recently graduated from Clarkson with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. Being in a pretty small department, I wanted to share with you some reasons why I love the math department here and why I chose to study math in the first place. So let’s dive right …

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

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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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Top 5 Reasons Why I Loved Being A University Studies/Undecided Major

Hello incoming Clarkson students! My name is Brandon Gohl ’23, and I’ started at Clarkson as a University Studies major. 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 that I wouldn’t have had access to if …

Grad

How to Write Your Graduate School Statement of Purpose

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Preparing a Personal Statement or Statement of Purpose for a grad school application can seem like a daunting task. It’s your opportunity to speak to the admissions committee and let them know who you are and how their program fits into your career goals. If you allow plenty of time to brainstorm and prepare, you …