Tag: Graduate Admissions

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Making the Most of Your Grad School Experience

If you’ve been accepted into grad school, congratulations! You’ve earned the right to celebrate and relax—but not for too long. Instead, before you start class, spend some time preparing. If you anticipate the academic and personal challenges of grad school, you’ll be in a better position to make the most of the experience and enjoy …

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Grad Programs that Match Your Goals and Schedule

Clarkson’s graduate programs are designed specifically for today’s students. You can earn a master’s degree in a high-demand field—business, engineering, data analytics, healthcare administration and more—on a schedule that works for you. Depending on the program, options include full and part time study and on campus, online and hybrid (a combination of on campus and …

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Deciding When to Go to Grad School

Even if you’re pretty sure about attending grad school, you might be uncertain about the best time to begin. Should you start right after you earn your undergraduate degree? Or should you wait until you have some full-time work experience? As is often the case, there’s no right (or wrong) answer. Instead, your decision will …

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Discover Why Clarkson Is the Smart Choice. Again.

If you’re looking into grad schools, you’ve got lots of good options. One of the best, especially for Clarkson students, is the university that you’re attending right now. The strengths that made Clarkson stand out among undergraduate institutions—rigor, innovation and results—set its graduate programs apart, too. Following are just some of the reasons Clarkson is …

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Why I Chose to Live in a Nursing Home During Grad School & How I Did It

It has been six months since I have begun graduate school, pursuing my master’s in occupational therapy. It has been six months since I packed up my belongings and left my hometown of Kingwood, New Jersey. It has been six months since I moved into a nursing home, sharing my new home with over one …

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Choosing a Grad School Program: It’s All About the Fit

If you’re looking at grad school programs, that means you’ve already done the hard work of thinking about your long-term career goals and deciding which degree to pursue. Now, the task at hand is to research degree programs and find some favorites. A good place to start is with a checklist or spreadsheet of what …

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Clarkson Graduate School Overview and Application Process

Dan Capogna, our director of graduate admissions & recruitment, provides an overview of what is offered at our various campuses and online, and how to apply to a graduate program at Clarkson.

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Making the Most of the Grad School Application Process

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Your grad school application is an opportunity to showcase your successes—and why you’re a good fit for the program and school to which you’re applying. How can you make the most of that opportunity? In general, by doing many of the same things and taking the same approach that has brought you this far. Start …

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What Else to Consider in Your Graduate Program Search

By Fiona Laramay​Ph.D. student in Environmental Science & Engineering When I was looking at grad schools, other than admissions and faculty research areas, I really didn’t know how else to compare them. Now that I’m in my third year at Clarkson, I’ve realized there are some important characteristics that have made my experience incredibly positive …

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How a Supportive Staff Impacted My MBA Experience

By Isaac BecksteadStudent in residential MBA program Since I have started Clarkson University’s MBA program, I have found that the staff is what truly makes the program great. There is no doubt: The one-year MBA is tough. Graduate school is a huge step in your life. It gets very stressful and puts students to the …