Tag: Clarkson Admissions

Undergrad

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 …

Grad, Undergrad

Studying Physical Therapy At Clarkson And Starting My Own Practice

Hello readers! My name is Dr. Amber RZ Astafan, PT, Certified MDT, and I live in Carthage, NY. I graduated from Clarkson in 2008 with a BS Biology with concentration in Cognitive Neuroscience. I then completed my Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Clarkson in 2011.  I am the President and senior Physical Therapist for Journey …

Undergrad

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 …

Undergrad

Mountain Biking at Clarkson, and How I Prepared for my Big Race

Hello, my name is Shawn Alexander I am currently a freshman here at Clarkson University. I am on track for a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. I am on the mountain biking and road bike club teams and have been able to meet many friends through it, this year we were not able to go …

Undergrad

My Journey From Biomolecular Science Major to Practicing Dentist

Hello, readers. My name is Janel Smith, and I graduated from Clarkson University in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in biomolecular science. Today, I am a General Dentist with Sandstone Family Dentistry, in Clarkson’s hometown of Potsdam, New York. This is also where I met my husband Shawn, a SUNY Potsdam graduate, in my freshman …

Grad

Capturing the Starry Skies Around Clarkson

Hello, my name is Hyunjun Lim, and I am an occupational therapy student at Clarkson University. I came to the North Country from New York City and while the change of scenery is drastic, it has allowed me to become more active with one of my passions: night sky photography. Since coming to Potsdam, I …

Undergrad

Starting my Art Business at Clarkson

Hi! My name is Brynn Hempstead ‘24, and I am from Binghamton, NY. I am in Clarkson’s business program, and I am majoring in Supply Chain Management. If you join the business program, you will have many great opportunities, one of which is in a class called Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation I (SB113). Under the guidance …

Undergrad

How I Chose to Be a Chemical Engineering Major at Clarkson

My name is Michael Sehn ‘22, and I am a chemical engineering major from Chenango Forks, New York with minors in mathematics and chemistry. I wish to share with you some insights as to why I chose chemical engineering as my major, why Clarkson University was the right place to pursue this major, and some …

Undergrad

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 …

Undergrad

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 …