Review of Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar_gray By: Jennifer B., Alum Posted: September 08, 2010

My review

The Good:

The school spirit at Penn State is incomparable. The massive student body is brought together over their love of Penn State Football, JoePa, and the Nittany Lions in general.

The Bad:

It can be easy to get lost in the crowd because of the size of the school. However, it is what you make of it and it can easily become a smaller school setting if you join one of over 700 clubs or campus organizations that Penn State offers. It is all about taking initiative at PSU.

Would I do it again?

Yes, Penn State was easily the best time of my life. Never will I ever meet better people who are more like me. Never will I ever have more fun than I did when I was at PSU. There was honestly not one thing I disliked about my 4 years of undergrad and if I could do it again, I would do it exactly the same - except figure out a way not to graduate so I could stay there forever. I truly left my heart in Happy Valley.

About this school

Biggest influence when choosing this school Athletics

The financial aid process went smoothly and I received the financial aid I needed.

Professors are generally Accessible

The night life is Epic

Every student at this school needs The ability to be independent

Most students spend their Saturday nights Downtown somewhere - either at a frat party, bar, or apartment party. There is also Late Night Penn State for those not looking to drink

About the reviewer

Went to Newtown High School - Sandy Hook, CT

Favorite class is Educational Psychology

Favorite professor is Michel M. Haigh

Favorite activity is Football Games

Another awesome thing is Late Night Penn State

Study Hard? Pray? Donate Money? Get good grades in High School and excell on the SATs - they are by far the most imporant thing the school looks at.

I wish I knew The weather is beyond whacky. It could be raining one minute and beyond beautiful the next. However, everything else makes up for the not so hot weather.

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