Author Archives: Jennie Daley

About Jennie Daley

Admissions counselor at Penn State University.

Few application changes

So, the application is live, but are there any updates you need to know about before you start working on it? The short answer is: no, not really. By and large the application for 2015 closely mirrors the one for … Continue reading

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Happy graduation!

We spend a lot of time talking to high school seniors and their families, which means we’re very aware that the season for high school graduations is upon us. Congratulations, #classof2014. Around the country many of you are celebrating the … Continue reading

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Counting down

You know it’s close. May 1. The deadline for you to let us know where you’ll be next year. (Penn State, of course). There’s no doubt it’s a big decision. And yet, no matter what you decide, it’s easy to … Continue reading

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#psu2018

There are only 17 days until May 1. May 1. When all colleges across the country ask students to commit to a school for next year. Only 17 days to decide the rest of your life. No pressure, right? We … Continue reading

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Student aid awards

One question we’ve been hearing a lot lately is “When will financial aid information be sent out?” Well, the good news is that your wait is almost over. Our colleagues in the Office of Student Aid hope to send the … Continue reading

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Music at Penn State

It’s no secret that State College is not exactly a bustling metropolis. Being nestled in farm country can be a shock for students used to having something like the King of Prussia mall down the street. But what this area … Continue reading

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Holly, jolly holiday

With students wrapped up in finals, tours done for 2013, and Christmas and New Year’s right around the corner, the holiday bug has bit us hard here in Undergraduate Admissions. Each year we celebrate the season with office festivities which … Continue reading

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Spend A Fall Day 2013

This post comes to you from Jason Ramesar, Sr. Coordinator of Marketing/Recruitment & Multicultural Affairs here at Penn State. Spend A Fall Day 2013 was an exciting and fun experience for the prospective high school students who attended the event … Continue reading

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“I keep checking MyPennState…”

We hear this a lot from students (and parents). They tell us they keep checking MyPennState but it has had the same message for weeks. Or, they’ll tell us they sent their transcripts at the beginning of the week but … Continue reading

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Halloween

Boo! Can you guess who we are? The folks here in Undergraduate Admissions took a break this morning from opening mail, sorting transcripts, and helping students with their applications to get in the Halloween spirit. This year a group in … Continue reading

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