Tag: Undergraduate Admissions

Undergrad

My Journey From Biomolecular Science Major to Practicing Dentist

Hello, readers. My name is Janel Smith, and I graduated from Clarkson University in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in biomolecular science. Today, I am a General Dentist with Sandstone Family Dentistry, in Clarkson’s hometown of Potsdam, New York. This is also where I met my husband Shawn, a SUNY Potsdam graduate, in my freshman …

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College Selection & Success Tips from a Biomolecular Science and MBA Clarkson Alumna

Hi readers! My name is Jennifer Karekos ’14, MBA ’15, and I attended Clarkson University for both my Bachelor’s degree in Biomolecular Science and the residential, one-year Masters in Business Administration (MBA). Currently, I am the Associate Director of Program Management at Akron Biotech in Boca Raton, Florida. I oversee project management of our custom …

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A West Coast Student’s Perspective on Attending Clarkson

My name is Jackie Otala, Engineering Science MS ‘22 and Engineering and Management BS ‘20, and I am from the San Francisco Bay Area in California. More specifically I was born and raised in Sunnyvale. I knew I wanted to be an engineer in high school because I had access to amazing engineering courses from …

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Why I Love The Flexibility in My Dual Major at Clarkson

Hi! I’m Megan Flory, a senior here at Clarkson with dual majors in psychology and political science, and minors in environmental science and environmental policy. I’m from Wareham, Massachusetts, an Atlantic coastal town about seven hours away from Clarkson. My majors are part of both the Department of Psychology, as well as the Department of …

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Why Clarkson’s Computer Science Program is for Me

Hi! My name is Peter-John King. I am currently a Clarkson  junior (class of 2022) double majoring in computer science and data science. I’m also in the Honors Program. I was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. Why Computer Science I had initially chosen to pursue computer science because I loved coding in high school. …

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Two Things I Learned About Myself at Clarkson

Hello! My name is Elyse Scott ‘22, and I am a junior biology major here at Clarkson. I am from a small town in New Hampshire and I originally came to Clarkson with the intention of pursuing an environmental engineering degree. However, I quickly learned a few things about myself and about my passions and …

Undergrad

Ten Reasons to Join The Clarkson School

Hey everybody! My name is Emily McGrail ’24, and I am a business major attending The Clarkson School (TCS) this year. I have not graduated high school yet, but I am so blessed to be able to experience an opportunity as amazing as this early-college program. When I first began to consider beginning college a …

Undergrad

My Clarkson School Experience and Advice for Schoolies to Come

My name is Alexis Johnson and I am in the Clarkson School, making me a “Schoolie,” (this is a traditional nickname for a student in the Clarkson School) but if I stayed in high school, I would have graduated in 2021.  I am from a small town about three hours from Clarkson – Holland Patent, …

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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 …

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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 …