“Penn State es tu Familia”…Penn State is your Family. Here at Penn State you have a team of people who are dedicated and passionate to help students. Take a look at this video to see the students, faculty, and staff who are ready and excited for you to join us at Penn State!
We are located in the heart of Happy Valley and how can you be “happy” without a good laugh. So, if you are in need of a smile, please feel free to check out some of our Multicultural Organizational Leaders in a more relaxed environment.
Online learning can be a huge transition for students, and you might think you cannot complete your best work online. Since Penn State has moved to online learning, it is important to find how online learning works best for you. As a senior, I had to make the switch during my spring semester. I am […]
Hi! My name is Marissa Sprankle and I am a senior majoring in Rehabilitation and Human Services. Currently, to finish my major, I am completing my internship at the Penn State Undergraduate Admissions Office. During my time at Penn State I have gained new relationships through my major as well as experience for […]
Hi, I’m Grace and this is my Penn State story (so far). I’m an advertising major in the Bellisario College of Communications, and I plan to minor in graphic design and digital media trends & analytics. The main reason that I chose Penn State was because of its stellar communications program. I wanted to attend […]
Hi! My Name is Rachel Zdebski and I am a Senior majoring in Human Development and Family Studies with a minor in History. Currently, for my major, I am interning at Penn State’s Undergraduate Admissions Office. I am also Vice President of a dance team called Whiplash and recently danced in THON 2020! I love Penn State and […]
With the Early Action deadline quickly approaching, students are feeling increasing pressure to get their applications submitted and completed. However, Early Action isn’t always the best choice for a student. I’m here to give you a brief rundown on Early Action vs. our Priority Filing Date, also known as Regular Decision. The main incentive for […]
Congratulations! Penn State has accepted you, and you have accepted us! You’ve received your New Student Orientation date, and you may be nervous and not know what to expect. Well, good thing you came to this blog post! During new student orientation you will get to stay overnight in one of our residence halls and […]
When you get to college, it’s a good habit to start staying up-to-date with current events (if you don’t already). National news is important, but so are the issues and events impacting your local community. At Penn State, there is no shortage of ways to get your daily news. Check out a few! Student-run outlets: […]
If you’ve already begun your college search, chances are you’ve heard of the dreaded “freshman 15,” or the 15 pounds that first year students allegedly end up gaining as a result of adjusting to college life (and all you can eat dining halls). The good news is that the freshman “15” is actually a myth–according […]