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December 8, 2017
Student Engagement Space helps students find opportunities
Penn State is a big school that offers countless opportunities to join clubs, study abroad, and complete internships. But with so many options, it can be hard to dig through and find the best programs for you. Enter the Student Engagement Center, which just opened its physical space (appropriately called the Student Engagement Space) right […]
October 12, 2017
A Slice of My Life | Moments to be treasured
Morning Today is Tuesday, my favorite date of the week. I normally have two classes today, both of them are my favorite. Supply Chain is my first class, and we learn how to calculate and manage the demand forecasting. It is such a fun class and the professor is very nice in person. He makes […]
September 21, 2017
AP credits and what they mean for your college plan
AP courses look great on your college applications. They prepare you for what university-level coursework is like while showing the folks in admissions looking over your transcript that you challenged yourself in high school. While many high schoolers take AP classes just to have the AP mark on their transcript, studying up and getting high […]

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College isn't all about what happens in the classroom and with 1,200+ clubs & orgs, Penn State's got a LOT to offer.

 

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September 29, 2017
Everything you wanted to know about THON
Uh, what’s THON again? Penn State Dance Marathon, known around here as THON, is a year-long fundraising effort culminating in a 46 hour no sitting, no sleeping dance marathon held every February in the Bryce Jordan Center. With over 15,000 volunteers, it’s the largest student-run philanthropy in the world! Wait, does everyone dance? While everyone […]
September 13, 2017
From a Mentor: Summer Session (and LEAP) is the right choice
If there’s two words in the English language that sound like they should never go together, it’s “summer” and “school.” So why do people at the Penn State Admissions Office keep talking about something called summer session? When I first heard about summer session, my first thought was “summer school? No thanks.” I was so […]
February 2, 2018
Accepted your Offer? Time to Pick Housing!
As an incoming student, one of the biggest concerns is housing. It is the first time many students will be living on their own in a new place. Luckily, Penn State has a ton of great housing options to make you feel right at home! East – This is a very popular option among first-year […]

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October 26, 2017
Those Other Classes
Penn State offers over 160 majors. How awesome is that? With this wide variety of choices, there certainly is a great fit for everyone. But what about those other classes students have to take that are not in their field or related to their major? What kind of options does Penn State have for these […]
October 17, 2017
New Allergen-Free and Pure Kosher Dining Facility
Started August 22, every Penn State student can enjoy allergen-free and Kosher food facility, provided by the independent kitchen in East Dining Hall. I recently caught up with Lisa Wandel, Director of Residential Dining, and Brooke Jodon, Assistant Director of East Food District. They told me that Penn State dining facility would always be dedicated […]
October 12, 2017
A Slice of My Life | Moments to be treasured
Morning Today is Tuesday, my favorite date of the week. I normally have two classes today, both of them are my favorite. Supply Chain is my first class, and we learn how to calculate and manage the demand forecasting. It is such a fun class and the professor is very nice in person. He makes […]