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All About Clarkson’s Student-Run Business, College Cares

One of the most traditional methods for family members to maintain a connection with their college student while they’re away at college is to send a care package. Here at Clarkson, a pair of brothers has taken the concept of a care package and turned it into a flourishing business that makes the process easier …

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Five Reasons I Love Clarkson’s Math Department

Hello! My name is Kyle Monette ’21, and I am a junior mathematics major at Clarkson. 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 in! Here are …

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Celebrating Clarkson’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 and Olivia …

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Five Reasons I Love Chemistry and Biomolecular Science at Clarkson

Hi everyone! My name is Megan Carhart ’20, and I’m a senior undergraduate biomolecular science major here at Clarkson University. Today I’ll be sharing with you some of my favorite things about my academic experience.  Before I dive in, I’m sure many of you are wondering, “What exactly is biomolecular science?” Similar to biochemistry, biomolecular …

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Using Zoom for Clarkson University’s Undergraduate Admissions Virtual Events and Sessions

As more and more colleges and universities continue to utilize Zoom for virtual events, interviews, tours and more, the Undergraduate Admissions team and I here at Clarkson have put together some tips, explanations and best practices for you to think about as you register for and attend college virtual admissions events.  My name is Carrie …

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Birding Around Clarkson and the North Country

My name is Nick Kachala ’22, an aeronautical engineering major. I’m from south of Rochester, New York. I’ve been into birds seriously for eight years now and have considered myself an avid birder for the last seven of those. Besides birding, I’m a classical pianist and a hiking enthusiast. A birder is different from a …

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Finding my Passion with the Institute for a Sustainable Environment

Hi! I’m Toby Harmon ’22, an environmental science and policy major at Clarkson. I grew up on a farm in a small town in Central New York, where I graduated high school with a class of 24 other students. As a result, I knew I couldn’t possibly thrive at a massive university with 30,000+ undergraduates. …

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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 …

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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 …