Tag: Prospective Students


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …

OSL Podcasts, Undergrad

Student Life Podcast: Episode 1 – Your Family’s Transition to College

The transition from high school to college can be difficult for both parents/families/supporters and their students. We sat down with Aleta Nims, the Director of Counseling here at Clarkson, to talk about that transition.


5 Reasons You Should Do the Adirondack Semester

The Adirondack Semester is a wonderful opportunity for students to broaden their horizons for a multitude of reasons. Hear from Maria Pelusi ’22 on why she thinks students should experience it.


Five Reasons I Love Engineering & Management at Clarkson

Hello readers! My name is Callie Lindsay and I am a senior Engineering & Management student 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! I can honestly say that choosing Clarkson …


Tips For Move-In Day

Move-In Day can be full of chaos, stress and emotions. Planning for this day with the appropriate tips can reduce the stress and amp up the excitement! Here is a list of what to do before and during Move-In Day! Before Move-In Day: Write a list of things you need to bring. Make sure to …


Clarkson Ignite: New Spaces, New Opportunities

What will you do in college to chase your passion and prepare yourself for a lifetime of success? What will it take?  In a world where nearly half of all U.S. jobs are at risk of automation (Frey & Osborne, 2013), universities must create innovative content, delivery methods and programming to continue fostering talent that …