Tag: Prospective Undergraduate Students

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10 Pieces of Advice for a First-Year Student

Going into your first year of college is a big step, and may seem daunting, but everyone who is here had to take that first step into their first year just like you! My name is Cassidy Marshall and I am a Communication, and Media Design major with a New Product Development and Marketing minor. …

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Tips For Move-In Day

New Clarkson students move their personal items in to their residence halls during move in weekend

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: Making Move-In Day a Breeze:

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Pep Band: Loud, Proud, and Full of Spirit

Introduction to Me! When I committed to Clarkson I was unsure how I would adjust to campus and college life, so naturally, I began to research different ways I could get on campus early. I began my first semester at Clarkson by attending the pep band pre-orientation. Pre Orientation is a way for incoming freshmen to …

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Six Adventures for All Near Clarkson

Whether you consider yourself an outdoorsy person or have never stepped foot into the wilderness, you can find new adventures all around you at Clarkson. You don’t have to have any experience to explore these options below, and it’s never too late to get started. All you need is a positive attitude, maybe a couple …

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Clarkson Rod and Gun Club

The Clay Shooting Team at the national shooting complex

My Experience Clarkson Rod and Gun Club is a young club filled with a collective of passionate outdoorsmen and women, all focused on educating and giving opportunities to all, no matter their experience or skill level.  My name is Ian Bennett, a junior here at Clarkson studying Psychology, and the sitting President of Clarkson Rod …

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Clarkson Ignite: New Opportunities from Our New Director

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 …

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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

The Places a Global Supply Chain Major Can Go!

Mary Kates headshot with the Gap logo behind her

Hi All, my name is Mary Kate Wainwright and I am a proud alum of the Clarkson class of 2019. I was a Global Supply Chain major during my time at Clarkson, and I now work at GAP Inc. Distribution Center, as an Operations Supervisor. I specifically work for the Old Navy Online distribution.  It …

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Microcredentials 101: What, How and Why You Should Earn Badges & Microcredentials

Clarkson University technical sales microcredential badge

Hi, my name is Jackie Otala and I am the Badges Fellow at Clarkson University, within the Ignite department. In my role, I have had the pleasure of helping develop the Badges and Microcredentials program at Clarkson. I am also a graduate student at Clarkson, finishing up my Master’s in Engineering Science (really fun interdisciplinary …