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Class of 2017, Are You Ready?

Well, we are ready for you! Tomorrow, September 1, the application for fall 2013 (and summer 2013) is available. This date marks the first milestone of many on your way to becoming a Penn State student next year. While we … Continue reading

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What’s so special about Nov. 30, anyway?

As most of you know, Penn State does not have an application deadline, per se, but we do have what we call a recommended filing date, which is November 30. I’m here to demistify some of the myths surrounding this… Continue reading

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Blue-and-white pride permeates Big Ten country

I just returned from a recruitment trip to Chicago, and let me tell you, the interest in Penn State was overwhelming. I spent the week meeting with students in high schools and at evening prospective student programs, and I shared… Continue reading

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We are…all over the world!

At Penn State, we do a fair bit of traveling all over the country and the world to meet with prospective students who are interested in applying to Penn State. And all that hard work pays off. Last year, we… Continue reading

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Exploring your Penn State options: Beaver and New Kensington

Just returned from a visit to Penn State Beaver and New Kensington and our Pittsburgh Community Recruitment Center. What fun! Although I’ve visited many of our campuses, this was the first time I’d been to ones in the Pittsburgh area…. Continue reading

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Got app questions? We’ve got answers.

Nearly 8 days has already passed from when we launched our online application for the summer and fall semesters, and we’ve already received 1,200 applications! Kudos! As a reminder, if you’re a high school student applying for the summer or… Continue reading

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A big SASD thank you!

Believe it or not, we had roughly 10,000 visitors at our University Park campus during this year’s Spend a Summer Day visit event. Thanks to everyone who helped make it a huge success! On Tuesday, July 27 and Wednesday, July… Continue reading

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Field Trip!

Every now and again, the Undergraduate Admissions staff takes a field trip. No, we didn’t go to the local zoo or museum, but we did get to visit Penn State Career Services and learn about the services they offer.As it… Continue reading

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Gearing up for Spend a Summer Day

For those of you who’ve already attended Spend a Summer Day at one of our campuses, we hope you had a great time and would love to hear about your visit experience. For those of you who are planning to… Continue reading

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Learning the Ropes

I’m nearing the end of my first month in the Undergraduate Admission Office. I’ve learned a lot in the past few weeks, but I know that there’s still much more to go before I fully understand how the admissions process… Continue reading

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