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Most Helpful Review for Penn State University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Eric from Winburne, PA
  • 66 out of 67 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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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • Kayla - Stewartstown, PA
  • Mar-14-2018 I am a current student here

    I came from a community college and Penn State definitely gave me the help I needed to acclimate to living the University life. I would recommend this school to anybody looking for a good college to get any degree, because the teachers and staff go the extra mile to make sure you are where you need to be.

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  • anonymous
  • Jan-24-2018 I am a current student here

    Penn State University is in short what you make it. If you are taking a more difficult major, chances are you won't have a lot of time to do what you want without taking a hit to your grades. There really are lots of great clubs, organizations, and opportunities to have here, and Penn State really promotes self-motivation, where its up to you to plan what classes you want when you want, but it comes down to focus and restraint if you want to succeed academically.

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  • From Pittsburgh, PA
  • Dec-14-2017 I am a current student here

    Penn State is a very welcoming campus to any student and you will find somewhere you fit in perfectly. The campus is beautiful and very safe, there are even buses to take you anywhere from campus to downtown. The faculty is wonderful, the professors I have had at least, and they truly show their passion and love for the content which is very inspiring.

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  • Victoria from Wexford, PA
  • Nov-27-2017 I am a current student here

    State College is a largely populated school with 46,000 people to instantly become friends with. There are thousands of clubs, jobs, and organizations to join. The Pennsylvania State University is also home to the largest run, student philanthropy event, called THON, in the country.

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  • Trae from Philadelphia, PA
  • Jul-14-2017 I am a current student here

    Pennsylvania State University is a tight-knit post-secondary institution that advocates receiving a degree and developing social responsibilities. Penn State offer students a variety opportunities to get involved by joining organizations and gaining work experience. There are many resources to help students with academic, financial and personal needs.

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  • Alvin
  • Jul-11-2017 I am a current student here

    Penn State is a large university with many extracurricular activities for all students. There is practically something for all students from all different types of demographics. Penn State is the ideal university that provides opportunity for all.

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  • Jessica from Pittsburgh, PA
  • Jun-05-2017 I am a current student here

    The Pennsylvania State University is a really great school for any Agricultural Science, Business, Undeclared or Engineering degree. It has a rigorous academic atmosphere if you choose to partake in it. It also has a rigorous partying atmosphere if you choose to partake in that (either is great)!

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  • S from NJ
  • Jan-13-2017 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Amazing education. Great school spirit. Dominant in sports.

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  • Kaitlyn from Lancaster, PA
  • Jan-11-2017 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    It looks like an amazing school. They have very intense school spirit and even better educational opportunities. The ice cream is the best around!

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