To the recommender:
The student named in this form has applied for admission to The Clarkson School, a special division of Clarkson University. The Clarkson School is an early entrance program that allows talented high school students, who have demonstrated strong academic preparation for college, the opportunity to enter college at the end of their junior year in high school.
Clarkson School students are considered fully matriculated first-year students and take challenging college courses with regular University students. They live in a separate residence hall with House Advisors. The living-learning atmosphere requires academic diligence, personal responsibility, and maturity in striving to make a smooth transition toward college life. After the Clarkson School year, some students have the option to remain at Clarkson University for their sophomore year, or to move on to other colleges and universities with the assistance of their Clarkson School academic advisor.
Your full and candid appraisal of this student is an important part of the admission process. Since this is an early college entrance program, it is essential that each candidate be evaluated most carefully. Consistent with provisions of the Educational Amendments of 1974, confidential materials used in admission are not subject to disclosure.