Tag Archives: Undergraduate Admissions

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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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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Spend a Summer Day Update

After a few weeks of hot, humid weather, things have cooled off here in Happy Valley just in time for Spend a Summer Day! Over the next two weeks, we will welcome thousands of prospective students and their families to … 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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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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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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Happy Halloween from Undergraduate Admissions!

Happy Halloween! Not only do we use Halloween as a way to raise money for United Way by wearing costumes, but we parade around the office to show off our creativity – and collect candy, of course! This year, our … Continue reading

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Under Construction for the Pegula Ice Arena!

Anyone who takes a road trip over the summer knows that summer vacation is synonymous with construction season – work is being done everywhere, and that includes here at Penn State! And while some parts of campus are blissfully untouched… Continue reading

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