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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

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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Notable Alumna Women: Kristen Larsen

Clarkson is made up of notable and impactful women who defy convention and challenge the status quo. We are grateful for this unique community of alumnae, staff, faculty, and students who leave their mark on our campus and our world. Check out our series of blog posts highlighting just a few remarkable alumni women! Meet …

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Should I Contact a Ph.D. Supervisor?

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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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How to Write Your Graduate School Statement of Purpose

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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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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Six Adventures for All Near Clarkson

Whether you consider yourself an outdoorsy person or have never stepped foot into the wilderness, you can find new adventures all around you at Clarkson. You don’t have to have any experience to explore these options below, and it’s never too late to get started. All you need is a positive attitude, maybe a couple …

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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, …

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An Interview with Boris Jukic, director of Clarkson’s Applied Data Science master’s degree program

Big data. Artificial Intelligence. Machine learning. Forecasting. Phrases related to data science continue to permeate nearly all sectors of industry and business, and the field of data science is still growing. Clarkson University offers a master’s degree in Applied Data Science to meet the increasing need of companies to hire skilled and highly trained data …