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Congratulations Penn State Class of 2019!

Ace high school finals, check. Last day of high school – EVER, check. Cap and gown, check. Friends and family cheering when crossing the graduation stage, check. High school diploma, check. Get pumped for Penn State, double triple check. YOU … Continue reading

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Penn State Class of 2019 – You have big shoes to fill

Penn State is buzzing with soon-to-be graduates that are soaking up their last few moments of college life while looking ahead to careers, research opportunities, or graduate school. Much like you Penn State Class of 2019, our Penn State seniors … 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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The Details on Deferring Admission

We know that April is a tough month for many of you, as you try to narrow down your college choices and select the perfect school for you. Even if you only have a few on the list, it can … Continue reading

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Parent Post: On Helicopter Parents

In her latest post, parent blogger Tracy Riegel offers her thoughts on helicopter parents and how parents of incoming Penn Staters can help their children thrive on their own in college. In a few short months, your son or daughter … 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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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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New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is in full swing as members of the Class of 2017 complete placement tests and prepare for visits to their campuses this summer. We asked Helen Xu, an intern in the orientation office and former Undergraduate Admissions student … Continue reading

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Make Penn State a Good Fit with FTCAP! (Part 2)

Last month, I filled you in on our FTCAP program. All incoming first year students should have completed their placement tests by now, which is the first step in preparing you for this important day in your Penn State career…. Continue reading

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