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The time to apply to Penn State is NOW!

The Penn State fall/summer 2016 application is now available on our website. If you have not created a MyPennState profile yet, you will need to do so before you can log in and start the application. Here are some helpful … Continue reading

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#ReachHigher #PSU2019 – Friday is National College Signing Day!

  #psu2019 #ReachHigher #PennState As part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher campaign, an educational initiative working to inspire every student in America to pursue education after high school, we want you to show the WORLD that you’re joining … Continue reading

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DEADLINE: May 1 is National College Decision Day

We’re only a few short days away from May 1, the national deadline for you to let us know where you’ll be attending college next year. Fingers crossed you pick Penn State! Choosing a college is a HUGE decision, and … Continue reading

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For those applicants awaiting admissions decisions …

The time is upon us! The majority of students who applied prior to the November 30 priority filing date are still awaiting decisions … and you will be hearing your decisions over the next two weeks! As I am sure … 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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You have three months … save a day to visit Penn State!

You will be glad you did! Sure, visiting colleges may not be high on your list of summer activities, but taking a few road trips this summer to visit the colleges in which you are interested is an important part … Continue reading

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What to expect at New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is underway! In this post, orientation leader and Penn State student Megan Murray fills us in on some of the the activities that take place during NSO. For more information, visit the NSO website or check out … Continue reading

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Admissions Office Availability Updates

Hi all – we can’t believe it is the end of May already! May is a busy month in admissions, with first-year students finalizing their college decisions and starting orientation, transfer students applying and starting to work on their fall … Continue reading

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How do I defer admission?

As the May 1 decision day approaches, some of you may be making plans to take a year off before college to work, study abroad, or pursue other opportunities during a gap year. In most cases, your acceptance to Penn … Continue reading

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