Tag: Graduate School

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Supply Chain Management for the Working Professional: An Interview with Michelle Schnurr ’23, Supply Chain M.S.

Michelle Schnurr

How can my business adapt to changing supply fluctuations, implement new quality standards, adjust forecasting to changing market conditions, and communicate our value-added chain to customers? These are questions career professionals and current students in Clarkson’s Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program are answering. Whether building off an existing background in supply chain …

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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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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

Taimy Falcon-Rodriguez

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, …

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Dustin Brown, Occupational Therapy Graduate

Are you considering a career in healthcare and thinking about getting your master’s degree in Occupational Therapy? Occupational therapists are and will continue to be in high demand, meaning high prospects for job placement after degree completion. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for occupational therapists will continue to grow by …

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Studying Physical Therapy At Clarkson And Starting My Own Practice

Hello readers! My name is Dr. Amber RZ Astafan, PT, Certified MDT, and I live in Carthage, NY. I graduated from Clarkson in 2008 with a BS Biology with concentration in Cognitive Neuroscience. I then completed my Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Clarkson in 2011.  I am the President and senior Physical Therapist for Journey …