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Future Students

Marketing questions to inspire content development and informational questions that students may seek answers.

General Program/Marketing Questions

  • What is the unique strength of your program?
  • Have any of your programs/research been featured in national news?
  • Are you involved in international research?
  • How does your research make an impact in the world?
  • Does your program conduct research that is highly specialized and unique?
  • What is the intrinsic value of degree/program as it relates to the world?
  • What kinds of exciting activities have your students been involved in?
  • What are the career options that are highly attractive to students?
  • Any special professional, leadership, and personal growth opportunities in the way of travel, research, knowledge?
  • Do you offer research opportunities to undergrad students?
  • Do you connect your students with exceptional internship opportunities?
  • What do your students say about your program, your faculty and staff, their opportunities?
  • What prompted them to choose your program?
  • Do your students enjoy a close relationship with the faculty?
  • Do you offer exceptional support to your students?
  • Do you offer mentoring programs?
  • Do you have special student success stories?
  • Do you encourage your students to tap into complimentary curriculums that enhance their experiences?
  • Do you offer your students curriculum guidance?
  • Do you help your students strive for excellence?

 

    Specific Informational Questions

    • Where can I find a listing of the undergraduate degrees?
    • What career opportunities are available with a degree in (Agroecology)?
    • What kinds of work will I do?
    • What are the course requirements for a degree in (Horticulture)?
    • What are the steps for applying to Penn State?
    • When is the application deadline?
    • What kinds of financial aid are available?
    • What is the deadline for scholarship applications?
    • How do I arrange a campus visit?
    • How can I check the status of my application?
    • What is the current tuition schedule for undergraduates?
    • How much is room and board?
    • Where can I find employment opportunities?
    • What happens after I'm accepted into a program?
    • Will I have an adviser?
    • What kind of study abroad opportunities will I have?
    • How do I apply for financial aid?
    • Is there financial aid available for travel expenses?
    • What are the minimum high school science and math requirements for admission to a baccalaureate degree program?
    • Are there any clubs that revolve around horses?
    • Will I be able to attend Penn State football games?
    • Can I own a car?
    • Must I have my own computer?
    • What can I do when I'm not in class?
    • What do I do if I get sick?
    • Do you offer tutoring programs?
    • What kinds of activities can I be involved in?
    • What kinds of research opportunities can I be involved in?
    • What kinds of labs and facilities do you have?
    • What are the admission requirements for transferring from DUS into a chosen major?
    • Who can I talk to for getting more information about a particular major?
    • What minors are available?