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Life After The Clarkson School

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Where do you go after your year at The Clarkson School? Pretty much anywhere you want.

Many students choose to stay at Clarkson as sophomores. We don’t blame them, but you don’t have to. Clarkson School students also migrate to some of the best colleges and universities in the country, including Ivy League schools, major research universities, and other highly selective liberal arts schools. In almost every case, they enter with advanced standing. Wherever you go, you will typically take sophomore-level courses the next year.

 While more than half of Clarkson School alumni stay at Clarkson, many go on to complete their education at other colleges and universities, including:

  • Baylor University
  • Boston College
  • Brown University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Colgate University
  • Cornell University
  • Dartmouth College
  • Georgetown University
  • Middlebury College
  • Michigan State University
  • Princeton University
  • Stanford University
  • United States Military Academy at West Point
  • University of California at Berkeley
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Michigan
  • Villanova University 

Read Clarkson School Academics FAQs or apply now to The Clarkson School.


John Lindsay, TCS '13, is currently a senior at George Washington University, majoring in International Affairs with concentrations in International Development Studies and African Studies.  When not in class, John works as a lobbyist on Capitol Hill for the Cancer Support Community, a nonprofit that provides free psychosocial therapy for cancer patients and their family members across the country.  John also serves as the Chief of Staff to the GWU Student Association.