Tag: Undergraduate Admissions

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All About Clarkson’s Health Coaches Program

Hi! My name is Faith Hutton, I am from Gouverneur, NY and will be graduating from Clarkson in December of 2021 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.  My time at Clarkson has been largely spent focusing on healthcare and medicine related classes since I am a pre-med student. I know what you’re thinking, “why …

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What it’s like to be a Global Supply Chain Major at Clarkson University

Hi, I am Julia Lavarnway, and I’m a rising junior here at Clarkson University. I am a global supply chain major with a project management minor and I am from Watertown NY. At Clarkson, there are several business majors to choose from, but everyone starts out as business studies. So I was able to choose …

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What is First Year Seminar?

Each fall, first year students come to Clarkson and begin their transition from high school student to college student. And each fall, every first year student is enrolled in a class called First Year Seminar. My name is Olivia Netter, and I’m Clarkson Class of ’21. In my time at Clarkson I was a peer …

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Class of 2021 Shares their Hindsight with Underclassmen and Incoming Students

When I received my official diploma in the mail last week I immediately felt proud, excited, and completely ready to jump into my future. Mixed in with my feelings of excitement and anticipation, there was a strong presence of nostalgia. I can’t help but look back on the past four years at Clarkson University and …

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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 college at the 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 …

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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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Political Science and Psychology: 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 Biology Department

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 …