Tag: Accepted Students – Undergraduate

Undergrad

Clarkson Ignite: New Opportunities from Our New Director

What will you do in college to chase your passion and prepare yourself for a lifetime of success? What will it take?  In a world where nearly half of all U.S. jobs are at risk of automation (Frey & Osborne, 2013), universities must create innovative content, delivery methods, and programming to continue fostering talent that …

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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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The Scoop on the Potsdam Food Scene

Note: This post has been updated on 2/22/2022 to reflect updated information on local dining. If you’re considering Clarkson but aren’t from the North Country, chances are you don’t know a whole lot about the area that surrounds the University. I come from a town that is known for its incredible restaurants, so I was …

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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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A Starter on North Country Outdoor Adventures

Nestled just north of the Adirondack park is Clarkson’s Potsdam campus. Being so close to an open expanse of wilderness like the Adirondacks makes Clarkson a prime starting point for all sorts of outdoor activities. Whether it’s participating in one of the trips hosted by our very own Outing Club or striking out on your …

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Reflecting on my Orientation Experience

Hi All, My name is Megan Parkman, and I am a class of 2020 graduate. As I reflect back on my time at Clarkson, I am so grateful to have the friendships that I made my first year. When Clarkson says “Welcome to the Clarkson Family!” they really mean it. It actually has two meanings …

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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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This is how the Office of Accessibility Services Supports Clarkson Students

Here to Help you succeed … They do more than you think. Clarkson’s Office of Accessibility Services – aka OAS. Our office of Accessibility Services is located on the first floor of Price Hall, in the same suite as the Dean of Students and Residence Life offices. Our goal is to provide every student who …

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Understanding Golden Knights: An Intro to Clarkson Lingo

When you arrive to Clarkson there are a surprising amount of new names, places and acronyms to learn for successfully navigating around campus. From Area Coordinators to Woodstock Village here is a list to get you started! AC – Area Coordinator, The Area Coordinators oversee the Resident Advisors and other Residence Life staff. ADK– The …