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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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November 30: One month left!

Happy November! As you might have seen yesterday, the Undergraduate Admissions Office had some fun celebrating Halloween. But, now it’s time for us to get back to work processing transcripts and working with high school students around the country to … Continue reading

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We want to get to know YOU: Essays on the application

As the open date for our Fall 2014 application approaches (September 1!), many of our interested applicants are starting to think about preparing for the online application. One of the questions we get most often is “What are your essay … 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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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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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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Never underestimate the power of your alma mater

How and where do you want to spend the next four years of your life? This will be one of the most important questions you will face as a prospective student. But let me also suggest that the university you… Continue reading

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