Category Archives: International Students

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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Update for International Applicants

We couldn’t be prouder that Penn State’s academic reputation is well-known not only in the U.S., but around the globe. The number of international student applications that we have received this year proves it! First, we want to thank our … Continue reading

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Deadline for international applicants: February 1

While our office is busy releasing decisions and talking to domestic students who applied by November 30 – please be patient with us if you call or email, as we are dealing with a lot of inquiries – we are … Continue reading

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International Students show their Nittany Lion Pride

Our latest post comes to you from Rachel Guldin, our newest admissions counselor at University Park. Welcome, Rachel! With a flash and a smile, Penn State once again shows its pride as an international university.  An undergraduate photojournalism class at … Continue reading

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Chat with us!

Fall semester is well underway! This means we’re seeing a lot of prospective students on campus, as well as lots of students on the road at college fairs all across the globe. But, if you’re not able to manage meeting with … Continue reading

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Recruiting in Latin America

Lead Admissions Counselor JoAnn Shore spent the past few weeks visiting high schools throughout Latin America. Here’s a recap of her trip and some of the people she met along the way: Our first stop was in Rio de Janeiro, … Continue reading

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Penn State in the Middle East

Salaam! I just returned from a recruitment trip to the Middle East.  While I was there, I visited Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar and Jordan.  It was a great trip and there were lots of students … Continue reading

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International Student Orientation

Congratulations on your acceptance to Penn State!  Your next four years as a Nittany Lion are bound to be challenging yet rewarding, and above all, unforgettable.  But before you embark on your collegiate journey at Penn State, you’ll need to … Continue reading

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Next Steps for International Accepted Students

Penn State’s Office of Global Programs is the center for all things international at Penn State. The office provides services for international students coming to Penn State and Penn State students studying.  Global Programs provided the following information to help … Continue reading

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Getting Involved: Penn State Dance Marathon

Studying in a foreign country, away from home, definitely has its challenges. And that’s why the best advice we give to our international students is to get involved on campus to help ease their transition.  With over 1,200 clubs and … Continue reading

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