Monthly Archives: September 2013

Helping your child with college applications (without doing them yourself!)

By Laurie Goodman Undergraduate Admissions parent blogger It’s only natural for parents to want to help with the overwhelming college application process. But, take care! There’s help and then there’s too much help! (Full disclosure: I’m speaking from experience here. … Continue reading

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The “Happiest 5k on the Planet” comes to Happy Valley!

Promoting health and having fun? It’s no surprise that Penn State’s Homecoming Committee is bringing America’s most popular 5K to Happy Valley this weekend! The Color Run™ 5K is the first paint race of its kind, and has grown to … Continue reading

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Future Nurses – our Nursing programs are changing!

Penn State wants to make sure that our nursing students receive a top-notch education that opens doors and takes them where they want to go. Demand for nurses is high – especially for nurses with a four-year degree. For this … Continue reading

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Campus Highlight: Penn State Brandywine

Our “Campus Highlight” series allows us to share posts about Penn State campuses, straight from the campuses themselves. In each post, staff and students from the campus answer a few provided questions, so you can learn about what makes each … Continue reading

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Fall sports

So, you may have heard that Penn State has a football team. What many students are less aware of are the other amazing athletic teams excelling at Penn State. With fall sports seasons ramping up and teams headed into their … Continue reading

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We hope to see you this fall at a visit to campus!

Fall is a great time to visit Penn State — the leaves are changing, the weather is cooler, and activities are in full swing. We asked Lynn Koehler from the campus visit team here at University Park, to give us … Continue reading

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Penn State in Puerto Rico

Representatives from several Penn State campuses visited Puerto Rico in August to meet with prospective students and the Puerto Rico chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association. Justin Vorbach, an admissions counselor at Penn State Beaver, shares his experiences from … Continue reading

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Parents and Families Weekend

We recognize it can be scary to have your student go off to college and, although you may have visited the campus and helped with moving in, you may still be wondering what his or her new life is really … Continue reading

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Penn State Visits You!

The school year has started and we’re all starting to feel busier each week. With so much to do, visiting your favorite schools to begin preparing for college can seem almost impossible to fit in! And although we do stress … Continue reading

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Tests, tests, and more tests …

The Penn State application for the summer and fall of 2014 is finally available! But as you know, completing the application is only part of the admissions process. In addition to the online submission of your application and your high … Continue reading

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