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Getting an Edge in the Teacher Education Market

Few careers are as rewarding or as challenging as those in school teaching. Every class presents an opportunity to make a difference: to encourage, inspire and shape a student’s future. Teaching has never been an easy profession and, in many ways, today it’s more demanding than ever. But for those who are called to teach, …

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Should I Contact a Ph.D. Supervisor?

The DOs and DON’Ts of Contacting a Ph.D. Supervisor. As an applicant, you may ask yourself: should I email professors I am interested in working with? Should I send them my research proposal? Should I attach my credentials? The answer to your questions is: it depends on the university you are applying to and the …

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The business school of the future is available at Clarkson today

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What will a business school of the future look like? Experiential, inclusive and multi-modal note experts in a recent video from AACSB, the premier accreditor that sanctions business programs offered through Clarkson University’s David D. Reh School of Business. To demonstrate, what we noticed is that AACSB’s vision closely resembles what our Reh School programs …

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More Than Just Student Teaching

Preparation for a career in education includes real-world practice. Aspiring teachers must complete a field experience to apply the pedagogy and classroom management styles learned in their graduate classes. Many traditional teacher education programs include only one semester of student teaching, with short periods of actually working in the classroom. However, Clarkson University’s Master of …

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New International Fieldwork Experience Opportunity for OT students!

At Clarkson University, we encourage students with vision to make them a reality. For Occupational Therapy (OT) student, Jenna White, class of ’22, the vision was to do a clinical rotation in Uganda. She volunteered  in Uganda as an undergraduate and fell in love with the country and its people.  For Jenna’s graduate capstone project …

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How to Write Your Graduate School Statement of Purpose

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Preparing a Personal Statement or Statement of Purpose for a grad school application can seem like a daunting task. It’s your opportunity to speak to the admissions committee and let them know who you are and how their program fits into your career goals. If you allow plenty of time to brainstorm and prepare, you …

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How Letters of Recommendation can Create A Holistic Image of Your Strengths

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Most graduate programs require two or three letters of recommendation. You see that in the instructions and freeze. Questions may overwhelm you. Who do I ask? How should I ask? How early should I get started? To answer these questions, here are six tips for securing strong recommendation letters for graduate school. Get the right …

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Faces of Bioethics: An Interview with Bioethics MS Alum Taimy Falcon-Rodriguez

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Bioethics is an increasingly complex discipline that plays an important role in several different industries and fields – from hospitals and nursing homes to clinical research labs and universities nationwide. But the number of people with a strong bioethics foundation to meet the growing needs of the world is small. Clarkson’s master’s degree program in …

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5 Questions to Ask About Your Employer’s Tuition Assistance Benefit

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More than half of U.S. employers offer tuition assistance/reimbursement as an employee benefit, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s 2019 Employee Benefits Survey. If your employer is in this group, this is a great way for you to advance your education and career, often at considerable savings. To find out if your employer …

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Michael Richards ’11, Physical Therapy Graduate

Are you considering a career in healthcare and thinking about getting your doctorate degree in Physical Therapy? Physical therapists are in high demand and the need for physical therapy professionals is set to grow in the foreseeable future, meaning high prospects for job placement after degree completion. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, …