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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Nailah from Upper Marlboro, MD
  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful

My classes are varied. And I learn everyday. I love EVERYTHING about my college!! I felt like I was suppose to come here.

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  • Christina from Severna Park, MD
  • Apr-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Academic wise, classes are challenging but you learn a lot. School life there are a lot of clubs and activities, but there is not much to do on the campus itself; the town it is located in is not that great. If you don't have a car, it can get very boring on campus and especially on the weekends since only 500 people live on campus.

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  • Kelsey from Jonestown, PA
  • Feb-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Diverse community. Practical experience. Near Baltimore and Philadelphia allowing fundamental opportunities to recognize and test the many different cultural lifestyles.

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  • Keisha from New Bloomfield, PA
  • Feb-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Penn State Harrisburg is honestly the best university. The professors are great and hands on. Your education will be a cut above the rest!

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  • Grace from Lancaster, PA
  • Jan-31-2014 I am a current student here

    It's a great school if you don't want to go bigger than what you had in high school, but if not then University Park is where you want to be! The university has so many opportunities for you to get involved in. It definitely opens up all your options for you.

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  • Jamie from Philadelphia, PA
  • Nov-27-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Penn state is an well organized and diverse university. The penn state community can help you prepare for your future. Going to penn state can help you with growth academically as well as socially

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  • Ihsan from Harrisburg, PA
  • Sep-10-2013 I am a current student here

    College is a new chapter in life. It's great for your future goals. Some people dream for this opportunity!

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  • Creisson from Mechanicsburg, PA
  • Jul-17-2013 I am a current student here

    It is a place of comfort for all. A place set up for success, no matter the amount of failing attempts. This is Penn State Harrisburg where an education finds you.

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  • Antwan from Washington, DC
  • Jun-26-2013 I am a current student here

    Penn State Harrisburg has teachers who really want you to learn. The classes are small and you can meet with your professor. This school is set up for you to succeed.

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  • Donald from Northampton, PA
  • May-14-2013 I am a current student here

    It is a smaller campus compared to other Penn State locations. The cafeteria food is actually quite good and they offer healthy choices. The classes can be difficult so study hard.

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  • Gabriel from Middletown, PA
  • Apr-18-2013 I am a current student here

    Penn State Harrisburg is a great place to attend. Although it is a fairly small and simple campus, there is many opportunities to have fun.

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