Tag: Clarkson University

Undergrad

Decision Time: How to Pick the School That’s Right for You

You’ve gotten the acceptance letters. You’ve celebrated. And now, you’re trying to make that final decision. As time continues to fly by and May 1 gets closer and closer, many students feel the anxiety settle in around one single question: “Where will I go to college in the fall?” It’s a pretty big decision — …

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The Scoop on the Potsdam Food Scene

Note: This post has been updated on 2/22/2022 to reflect updated information on local dining. If you’re considering Clarkson but aren’t from the North Country, chances are you don’t know a whole lot about the area that surrounds the University. I come from a town that is known for its incredible restaurants, so I was …

Undergrad

Personalized Visit vs. Accepted Students Day — Which One Should You Choose?

So you’re considering Clarkson. Great! If you’ve never been to campus, the question should not be, “Should I go to campus and check it out?” because the answer is always yes! (if you can). Instead, the question is, “How should I visit campus?” and further, “Should I go for Accepted Students Day and a more …

Grad

Graduate Student Spotlight: Dustin Brown, Occupational Therapy Graduate

Are you considering a career in healthcare and thinking about getting your master’s degree in Occupational Therapy? Occupational therapists are and will continue to be in high demand, meaning high prospects for job placement after degree completion. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for occupational therapists will continue to grow by …

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Caleb Hughes, MAT student

Are you considering a career in teaching and thinking about getting your Masters of Arts in Teaching? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of teachers is projected to grow as the population of school-aged children continues to increase. Having strong enrollment in teacher preparation programs, like Clarkson’s Master of Arts in …

Undergrad

Getting Acclimated as a Transfer Student

Hi everyone! I’m Gianna Citriniti and I transferred to Clarkson in the spring of 2021. This blog is a continuation from my other recent post. You can read my Guide to Transferring to Clarkson here! Now that you have been accepted and made the decision to start your new adventure at Clarkson, how do you …

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A Guide to Transferring to Clarkson

Transferring can be a complicated process, but thanks to my advisor Abul Khondker and Jon Moser who is Associate Dean of the Transfer Department, transferring in was relatively easy.  My name is Gianna and I’m currently in Clarkson’s 3-2 engineering program in collaboration with SUNY Potsdam. This program allows students to easily transfer credits between …

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The Unique Experience of being both a Biology and Communication Major

Hello, Everyone! My name is Rhiannon Clements and I am a Potsdam native. Next spring (Spring 2022), I will graduate from Clarkson University with two bachelor’s degrees; one in Biology and the other in Communication.  Although these two fields may seem completely unrelated, the past year-and-a-half has demonstrated the need for clear, effective, and accessible …

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Insights from a Dual Environmental and Civil Engineering Major

Civil and environmental engineering is one of Clarkson University’s biggest and most popular academic departments, offering undergraduate bachelor’s degrees, as well as graduate MS and PhD degrees. Students interested in construction engineering management, water resources engineering, architectural and facilities engineering, and more flock to these programs year after year. Why? We sat down with Reagan …

Undergrad

All About Clarkson’s Health Coaches Program

Hi! My name is Faith Hutton, I am from Gouverneur, NY and will be graduating from Clarkson in December of 2021 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.  My time at Clarkson has been largely spent focusing on healthcare and medicine related classes since I am a pre-med student. I know what you’re thinking, “why …