Tag: Undergraduate Admissions

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

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 …

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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

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: Write a list of things you need to bring. Make sure to …

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Clarkson University Libraries

As you all are getting ready to land into your residence halls, find your way around campus and start making friends and meeting fellow classmates- you’ll eventually begin your academic year. One of the most important and helpful resources for your learning needs is the Clarkson University Libraries! We’re going to dive into what services …

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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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Personalized Visit vs. Accepted Students Day — Which One Should You Choose?

So you’re considering Clarkson. Great! If you’ve never been to campus, the question should not be, “Should I go to campus and check it out?” because the answer is always yes! (if you can). Instead, the question is, “How should I visit campus?” and further, “Should I go for Accepted Students Day and a more …

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Getting Acclimated as a Transfer Student

Hi everyone! I’m Gianna Citriniti and I transferred to Clarkson in the spring of 2021. This blog is a continuation from my other recent post. You can read my Guide to Transferring to Clarkson here! Now that you have been accepted and made the decision to start your new adventure at Clarkson, how do you …

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A Guide to Transferring to Clarkson

Transferring can be a complicated process, but thanks to my advisor Abul Khondker and Jon Moser who is Associate Dean of the Transfer Department, transferring in was relatively easy.  My name is Gianna and I’m currently in Clarkson’s 3-2 engineering program in collaboration with SUNY Potsdam. This program allows students to easily transfer credits between …

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The Unique Experience of being both a Biology and Communication Major

Hello, Everyone! My name is Rhiannon Clements and I am a Potsdam native. Next spring (Spring 2022), I will graduate from Clarkson University with two bachelor’s degrees; one in Biology and the other in Communication.  Although these two fields may seem completely unrelated, the past year-and-a-half has demonstrated the need for clear, effective, and accessible …

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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 …