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Current Students

Why Penn State?

  • How did you learn about Penn State?
  • Why did you come to Penn State?
  • What do you most enjoy about Penn State?
  • What unique experiences have you had while at Penn State?
  • Why did you choose your major?
  • What is unique about your program?
  • Do you feel well-prepared for a career?
  • What kind of leadership opportunities have you had?
  • What kind of travel opportunities have you had?
  • Have you been involved with the Study Abroad program? If so, what led you to make this decision?

Specific Information Questions

  • Who is my advisor?
  • How often should I meet with my adviser?
  • What can my advisor help me achieve?
  • When do final exams begin?
  • What is a degree audit?
  • How can I be admitted into a specific major?
  • How do I transfer to the University Park campus from a branch campus?
  • How do I transfer my credits from another institution?
  • Can I use my AP classes for credit?
  • What can I do if I'm having trouble in classes?
  • Are there tutoring resources available?
  • When do I register for classes?
  • What classes are available this semester?
  • How do I drop a class?
  • What is the drop/add deadline?
  • How do I calculate my GPA?
  • What kind of career counseling/training/preparation do you provide?
  • What kind of advice do you offer students looking for internships?
  • What internships are offered in my field?
  • How do I apply for an internship?
  • What kinds of study abroad opportunities can I participate in?
  • What part-time jobs are available in the college?
  • What is the deadline for completing the 2010 scholarship application?
  • What can I do to facilitate an undergraduate research project?
  • I am interested in the Shreyer Honors College. Who can I contact to learn more about becoming a scholar?
  • Where can I get an official transcript?