Clarkson University Top Questions

What kind of person should not attend this school?


Anyone who is not able to dedicate a tremendous amount of time and effort to their studies should not attend this school. A student who is unable to commit 100{4a082faed443b016e84c6ea63012b481c58f64867aa2dc62fff66e22ad7dff6c} of themselves to their studies is not going to be successful there. The course load is rigorous and demanding. The university expects excellence for each student. For anyone who has poor time management skills, they will find it hard to succeed at Clarkson. Also, you need to be able to work well with others in a group setting to succeed here.


The type of person that shouldn't attend Clarkson would be someone who cannot take it upon themselves to get outside and do things to help deal with the typical winter depression that most students deal with during the long cold winter of upstate New York. Also if you aren't sure about going into engineering, there are not many other subjects for you to study that are nearly as invovled as Clarkson's engineering program. You should not attend if you need big shopping malls and city-life nearby.


Atendees to this school should have passions in math and science as well as passion-led motivation to become an engineer.


A person who does not know how to work. You have to stay focused on your work if the path your on is the one you want. Also people who don't like the cold should not come here. It gets very cold up here.


Someone who isn't into academics and doesn't want to work hard.


Intelligent, leader, driven, people who know how to have a good time and balance work


someone who isnt a self learner or motivated


Liberal Arts Students


Artistic, liberal arts focused students.


materialistic, wealthy snobs and someone looking for just a party.


Art majors, people who are not geeky at all, people who hate the cold, people who are not self motivated.


clarkson university is a small school in a small town. people who like big cities and a lot of people probably would not like this area. it's basically in the middle of nowhere. so if you don't like to see people you know all the time, this is not the school for you.