Monthly Archives: July 2013

Spend a Summer Day – THE way to visit Penn State!

Just ask the thousands of visitors that descended upon Happy Valley for the first two Spend a Summer Day events – not only did they have beautiful days to visit, but they learned about all things Penn State and really … Continue reading

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Spend a Summer Day Update

After a few weeks of hot, humid weather, things have cooled off here in Happy Valley just in time for Spend a Summer Day! Over the next two weeks, we will welcome thousands of prospective students and their families to … Continue reading

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The Nittany Lion Shrine

If you visit a Penn State campus this summer, one of the must-do items to check off your list is take a picture with the Nittany Lion Shrine. The Nittany Lion Shrine celebrated the 70th anniversary of its dedication last … Continue reading

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Tools to help you choose a major

A couple of weeks ago, we talked about how to choose a major. Our recommendation is to choose a major based on your interests. In this post, we hope to give you the tools to narrow down your choices based … Continue reading

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Parent Post: On Helicopter Parents

In her latest post, parent blogger Tracy Riegel offers her thoughts on helicopter parents and how parents of incoming Penn Staters can help their children thrive on their own in college. In a few short months, your son or daughter … Continue reading

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Admissions FAQ: How do I choose my major?

One of the most common questions we receive in the admissions office is which major to choose. Penn State offers more than 160 majors, so it can be overwhelming to pick just one. In an effort to narrow them down, … Continue reading

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Spend a Summer Day – the ultimate Penn State visit!

What have you been up to so far this summer? We have already been busy welcoming visitors to our campuses across Pennsylvania for Spend a Summer Day events – the perfect way to learn more about Penn State! And, we … Continue reading

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