Monthly Archives: November 2012

Fall sports roundup

The approach of winter break doesn’t just signal the end of the academic semester, it also means the end of the season for fall sports teams and, if we’re lucky, some post-season action. This year Penn State has had a number … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Break

After a few busy season of traveling and reviewing applications, Undergraduate Admissions staff are taking a break for a few days to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday. Admissions offices at all Penn State campuses will be closed on Thursday, November 22 … Continue reading

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Don’t Delay – Complete that Application Today!

While most of our current Penn State students have left town for Thanksgiving week, the Undergraduate Admissions staff is busy working and thinking about the newest class of students that will be starting on campus next fall. And chances are, … Continue reading

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MyPennState – After You Apply

You created your MyPennState profile. You thoughtfully went through each step of the application, making sure it was completed appropriately. You paid your fee and *finally* submitted your application to Penn State. So, you might be wondering if you’re done … Continue reading

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International Education Week

International Education Week is November 12-16.  According to the U.S. Department of State’s website, it’s “an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.” Growing up, my mom told me stories about the time she spent studying … Continue reading

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A Fall Full of Travel

Hello everyone, I’m Ryan Service, a new admissions counselor at University Park. I spent the last two years in the Admissions Office at Penn State Berks in Reading, PA. Before going to Berks, I earned my Master’s in Higher Education … Continue reading

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Promoting Penn State Diversity with Somos Familia and Spend a Fall Day

Hi – I am Jason Ramesar, Sr. Coordinator of Marketing/Recruitment & Multicultural Affairs here at Penn State. As the fall comes to a close, we begin to wrap up our admissions work in diversity programming. Penn State is dedicated to … Continue reading

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International Students: Penn State Cost and Value

The Value of a Penn State Education Students starting at Penn State in 2012 come from 74 different countries.  The entire student body includes students from 131 countries. Our international student profile comprises an array of statistics and information about … Continue reading

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November is here – time to finish those applications!

Happy November! As you consider how to portion out your Halloween candy, I’m sure your thoughts are turning to Thanksgiving break and, of course, college application deadlines. As you may already know, Penn State’s priority application date for summer and … Continue reading

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