Tag: Student Life

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Navigating the Transition: A Guide to Thriving in The Clarkson School

Carly LaBow sitting on the brick wall in her TCS graduation gown with her diploma

Embarking on the journey from high school to college can be both exhilarating and nerve-wracking. For those who are taking the step into the realm of higher education through The Clarkson School, the transition can be quite earlier than expected. However, this exhilarating adventure is filled with opportunities for personal and academic growth. Speaking from …

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My Future Plans as a Psychology Major Who Attended The Clarkson School 

Two women sitting on the steps in the Student Center Forum holding a book

Hi, my name is Jordan Summerfield ’25, I’m 18 years old, and I’m from Framingham, Massachusetts. I am a current Psychology major with a double minor in Human Resource Management and Business Administration at Clarkson University, and I attended The Clarkson School (TCS) last year. The Clarkson School is a hands-on early college program, for …

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Cracking the Code: What to Expect When Attending The Clarkson School

My name is Sarah Jane. I attended The Clarkson School (TCS) in 2020 and have since continued my studies here at Clarkson University. I have a double major in Psychology and Mathematical Economics with a minor in project management. As I’m in my last semester at Clarkson and approach graduation, I’ve been reflecting back on …

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Making the Most of your Second-Year Experience

My name is Kali Soltano and I am a sophomore majoring in Civil Engineering with a construction engineering management concentration here at Clarkson! I love spending time outdoors with my friends and meeting new people. I keep myself busy by involving myself in a multitude of activities and organizations around campus during the school year. …

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Clarkson University Students Participate in The Moles Annual Students Day at  MassDOT Project

Clarkson University juniors majoring in Civil Engineering traveled to Westborough Massachusetts for an unforgettable experience of professional development and networking opportunities through The Moles “Annual Students Day.” As a part of Clarkson University’s Construction Engineering Management program’s commitment to hands-on learning, the program took advantage of an invitation from The Moles to have the unique …

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Clarkson University Students Explore Sustainable Building Practices in and around the Nation’s Capital

Clarkson University students in high-visibility coats and hard hats look up to inspect a construction site

Clarkson University students, including Environmental Policy and Construction Engineering Management (CEM) students, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. where they delved into the world of sustainable building practices and developed vital connections within the industry. The trip, organized by Clarkson University’s Construction Engineering Management Program, showcased the interdisciplinary nature of sustainability, emphasizing the synergy between environmental …

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You Dropped Them Off in August, Now What?  – Communication Perspective from a Mom

Written by M.A. Ricci, Parent and Family Association Member, 2023 As a parent/guardian you are always your child’s first and greatest teacher.  When they are little, you are teaching them everything.  As they get older, they have other teachers and you aren’t needed as much. They’re now in college at Clarkson, and life for both …

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Summer Programs to Support Your Student’s Start at Clarkson

Written by Mary Somma, Parent and Family Association Member, 2023 Congratulations to our class of 2027!  As a family you’ve seen your student work diligently on their college prep courses while scoring well on their college admission tests.  In parallel the hunt for the “right” university was ongoing.  Your student has now been accepted at …

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Building your Network Early

Written by David Bartell, Parent and Family Association Member, 2023 Start today. Since my daughter made the decision to attend Clarkson – all I have heard about is the fantastic network that Clarkson provides. It’s true – giants in industry, thought leaders and emerging young professionals wearing Clarkson green and gold are everywhere. I work …

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What to Expect: Orientation and Convocation for First-Year Students

The Golden Knight with a thumbs up standing on cheel lawn with the student center in the background

Orientation for students who are new to the Clarkson Family is a new and exciting experience. There are a lot of opportunities to meet new people, explore a new campus and local community, and so much to learn about Clarkson as well as your area of study. Orientation for new students is designed to be …