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We know that a lot of you are still waiting on decisions, and as many times as we say it, we really, really, really do appreciate your patience. As most of you know, we were closed from Dec. 24 to… Continue reading

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It’s like unwrapping a gift you didn’t even know you were getting…

It’s like unwrapping a gift you didn’t even know you were getting… It’s our holiday gift to you… What is it?…. The new MyPennState! It’s a whole lot more colorful, more interactive and frankly (we think) a ton of more… Continue reading

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A blue-and-white holiday

With finals week nearly half over, most students are readying themselves to head home for the long holiday break. While many will return for classes around January 11, I wanted to extend my congratulations to the more than 4,500 students… Continue reading

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Thinking “outside the barn”

Thinking about a college of agriculture may conjure up images of tractors, your favorite dairy product or grazing cows (which is not a bad thing, by my standards). But I bet you didn’t know that there’s a whole lot more… Continue reading

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Turkey Week Top 10

Typically, you hear Top 10 lists and countdowns just before we ring in the New Year. But being that admissions season is now in full swing, I thought there was no better way to celebrate this joyous time of year… Continue reading

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A farewell from China…

And now for a quick farewell from Sarah, who is returning home to Pennsylvania after a two-week recruitment trip in China… For my last blog entry, I wanted to share how Chinese people’s awareness of Pittsburgh and Penn State has… Continue reading

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Manicures, massages…and 13-hour days!

Another update from my colleague Sarah, who is keeping very busy on her recruitment trip in China… For me, recruiting students for Penn State abroad is full-on: ten days, starting at 7am daily and finishing by 8pm nightly. Plus, the… Continue reading

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We are… (crazy about) Penn State in Ningbo

An now the latest update from our admissions counselor, Sarah, who is on a recruitment trip in China…. After a 15-minute presentation halted by a power outage, some Q&A took place at LiHuiLi High School in Ningbo, China. First question:… Continue reading

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A morning in China

A very exciting treat for our readers this week! My colleague, Sarah (left), is on a recruitment trip in China and graciously volunteered to share her experiences on this blog. Thanks, Sarah! And now for our first update…… It’s full… Continue reading

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We are…on Facebook!!

As recently promised, Penn State Undergraduate Admissions finally has a home on Facebook. Please check us out. We want to be really really cool and have tons of fans. : )Lots of perks to adding us as a fan. Add… Continue reading

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