Tag: Prospective Undergraduate Students

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Psychology at Clarkson: Why I Chose to Stay After The Clarkson School

Just one semester into my college career, I was sitting at a coffee shop in my hometown while on winter break. Clad in my Clarkson sweatshirt, a man approached me and asked if I attended Clarkson. It turned out that he had graduated from Clarkson a few years prior, and he asked about my field …

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Understanding Golden Knights: An Intro to Clarkson Lingo

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When you arrive at Clarkson there are a surprising amount of new names, places, and acronyms to learn for successfully navigating around campus. From Area Coordinators to Woodstock Village here is a list to get you started! AC – Area Coordinator, the Area Coordinators oversee the Resident Advisors and other Residence Life staff. ADK – …

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Top Questions by Prospective & Incoming Clarkson Parents: Residence Life & Dining Edition

Every spring, Clarkson University hosts Parent-to-Parent panels during accepted students events so that the parents of prospective and incoming Clarkson students can ask questions of current Clarkson parents. The following is a combination of the questions that were asked and answered during these events in Spring 2023. Along with a panel of several current Clarkson …

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Top Questions by Prospective & Incoming Clarkson Parents: Transitioning to College & Campus Life Edition

Two Clarkson undergraduate students bump fists with the Golden Knight mascot on the Quad on a summer day.

Every spring, Clarkson University hosts Parent-to-Parent panels during accepted students events so that the parents of prospective and incoming Clarkson students can ask questions of current Clarkson parents. The following is a combination of the questions that were asked and answered during these events in Spring 2023. Along with a panel of several current Clarkson …

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Dear Future Golden Knights…

Deciding where to go to college is hard enough! Whether you have already submitted your deposit or still applying, sit back, relax, and take some advice and thoughts from some current Golden Knights of Clarkson University to help you make your decision! Why did you decide to Become a Golden Knight? “Clarkson is a great …

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15 Questions I had before coming to Clarkson

After getting acceptance letters to all the colleges I applied to, I thought the hard part was over. However, it had just begun. It was a good problem to have – receiving acceptance letters from over ten colleges. But I was struggling with how to find which one was the right fit for me and …

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Clarkson University Men’s Rugby Team

Clarkson University’s Men’s Rugby Team is a long-standing group of gentlemen that have come together for the past 40 years to play the lesser-known sport of rugby.  The Clarkson University Men’s Rugby Team is a unique experience for all individuals of any experience level. 

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8 Things To Do While Waiting for College Admissions Decisions

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If you’re looking to attend college next fall, then chances are you’ve done your part by applying to colleges. The question you might be asking yourself is, so now what? How do you spend your time while you wait for decisions to roll in? We’ve got some ideas for you! 1. Stay Positive & Confident …

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An Environmental Engineer Abroad

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Going abroad for a semester is a huge part of Clarkson’s international culture. Many students choose to study in another country and experience a different lifestyle. While Business majors and Engineering & Management majors are required to have an international experience, studying abroad is available to all students. Mackenzie Peters, a Senior Environmental Engineering Major …