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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for Penn State University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Eric from Winburne, PA
  • 57 out of 58 people found this review helpful

Penn State is a first class University. Professors are both well informed and intriguing. Even the biggest lecture classes can seem like an engaging one on one meeting. The class listings also are very various and allow for much customization in the college experience. Ine general professors and advisers seem to genuinely care about my progress. The only con I find is that since the school is so large many of the courses fill up quickly so stay on your toes.

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  • Hannah from Danville, PA
  • Oct-09-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I checked out the campus a year or two ago and was very impressed. The campus is absolutely beautiful and noting is too far away if you're walking or on a bike. Not to mention the library which is the coolest and practically has books on every topic!

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  • Lindsay from NY
  • Oct-09-2014 I am a current student here

    I am a freshman at PSU, and even though I have only been here for a few months I can easily say that it is an amazing school. It has a huge, diverse population and offers more opportunities to get involved than you can imagine. Easily one of the best colleges in the United States.

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  • Shawn from Jacksonville, NC
  • Sep-27-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    I plan to go to this school but I don't know if the area around is a good environment can someone tell me if it is please?

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  • Megan from Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Sep-15-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    I'm really hoping to get into this school. I have heard nothing but good comments about it. I plan on being in the architectural field and hear that the classes here are great.

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  • Jennifer
  • Aug-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Penn State is a very diverse and great school to be at! School spirit here is alive especially at sport events and there is always something for everyone here. The faculty members are extremely helpful and friendly with a welcoming environment.

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  • Dannuel from Norfolk, VA
  • Jul-09-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Penn is a great school for people who like to get out and meet tons of college students from all over the country.

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  • Mirna from Peoria, AZ
  • Jun-29-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Great Astrophysics program, good academic standing, and great pride. A perfect school!

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  • Jada
  • Jun-12-2014 I am a current student here

    Penn State is the best school ever! Everyone is one big happy family. With a great education program and amazing experience, Penn State cannot be beat!

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  • Abigail from Thornton, PA
  • May-29-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Absolutely beautiful, great academics, and a great social scene. People are kind and there's something for everyone. I'm looking forward to (hopefully) attending!!

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