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WPSU’s ‘Higher Education in Focus’ to discuss Penn State admissions process

An inside look at Penn State’s admissions process is the subject of tonight’s episode of Penn State President Eric Barron’s “Higher Education in Focus” program being broadcast on  WPSU-TV and WPSU-FM. The episode titled “Taking the Mystery out of Admissions” will … Continue reading

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The World Language Requirement – what you need to know

As you are researching schools in preparation to apply this fall, you no doubt have spent a lot of time looking at each school’s admissions requirements. English, math, science … all the basics are covered, but are you a little … 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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Here are some SAT answers for you …

But probably not the kind for which you were hoping! We want to answer some of the questions you may have about taking the SAT as it relates to applying to Penn State. While you might be looking forward to … 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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We’re Back!

After 12 days off, Undergraduate Admissions staff are back and ready to hit the ground running in 2013. We’re ready to resume answering calls and email, processing mail, reviewing applications, and sending out admission decisions. If you sent transcripts or … Continue reading

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Chat with Us!

Are you thinking of applying to Penn State?  Or, have you already applied and now want to learn more about academics, our campuses, or student life?  Whether you’ve submitted an application or just want to know more about Penn State, … Continue reading

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Your High School GPA Decoded

Another week, another question. We know that many of you wonder about this one, especially since I answered it more than a few times during our Spend a Summer Day events on campus (and I am sure I wasn’t the … Continue reading

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Help with the Middle 50% Range for Penn State Admissions

You have worked hard for the last three years, studying to keep your grades up and taking the tough classes. And, your hard work has paid off! But, what happens if your tests scores are not as high as you… Continue reading

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Answers to Real Admissions Questions from Students

There are so many great things about Spend a Summer Day, but one of the best things is that interested students can get answers to questions they have about Penn State, our colleges and majors, the application process, and the… Continue reading

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