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Degree: Photography
Graduation Year: 2020

This is an amazing school with some great teachers. They really care about there students and want them to succeed. They are very helpful in finding internships. They will also help you when looking for a job after graduation, they will help you with everything from how to dress for an interview to filling out your resume.

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Degree: Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Graduation Year: 2009

Penn State is an amazing school. Although University Park may seem like a very large school to most, it becomes small when you become apart of the family there. You will bleed blue and white. The Kinesiology program and it's department are one of a kind. Many of the professors there are doing top-level research and highly regarded in the health and fitness community. If you are choosing this as your major you are certainly going to be among some of the brightest minds in the field.

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Degree: Journalism
Graduation Year: 2014

I had a great experience in this program at Penn State. The department of communications treats its students really well and respectfully. Whenever I had a questions via e-mail, I was always answered in a timely fashion with answers and options. I LOVED my teachers, who always took time to help me and help me better my skills. I am still friends with a few to this day.

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Degree: English
Graduation Year: 2017

Both the English Department in the College of Liberal Arts and the Journalism Department in the College of Communications are well-rounded and student-focused departments. I thoroughly enjoyed my time at the university and learning within each of these departments. Both of my degrees opened several doors for me and helped me to hone in on my passions and what I wanted to pursue as a career. The professors and faculty are all intelligent and accomplished people and worked with me to be the best student I could be.

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Degree: Food Science
Graduation Year: 2018

My experience at college was tumultuous to say the least. It began with me starting out as a veterinary science major. I quickly realized that committing to eight years of school before I even began my education was not what I wanted. See, but that's the great thing about Penn State. Due to the vast size of the school, there are numerous departments and majors to choose from. I ended up staying in the college of agricultural sciences and pursing a degree in food science. This program has been difficult, but definitely rewarding. I have learned a lot and been on the receiving end of cutting-edge research. I have also had opportunities to obtain scholarships, study abroad, and make valuable connections with staff and students. I have enjoyed my time at Penn State and look forward to the future that it has created for me.

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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2018

The Psychology program at Penn State is an exceptional one. The best part about this program is the array of different psychology classes you can take, including classes about clinical, counseling, abnormal, social, developmental, perceptual, and organizational psychology (plus many more). I would highly recommend Penn State if you wish to major in Psychology.

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Degree: Broadcast Journalism
Graduation Year: 2011

The Pennsylvania State University: University Park truly epitomizes its secondary name: Happy Valley. Happy Valley is truly the place to be! Penn State's campus is absolutely captivating, and there are so many student organizations for folks to be a part of, depending on their interests. More importantly, the classes that I took, specifically within my major, really prepared me for the career that I was striving to be in at the end of my time at State, and even opened doors for other opportunities outside of my field.

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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2003

The student experience at Penn State is unmatched. The football, Greek life, and student activities are second to none. The academics are good. Students are very capable and the curriculum was challenging. I felt that too many classes were taught by graduate students or professors who were more committed to their research. I had opportunities to participate in research settings, which was enriching and resume building. I would rate the school higher across the board, but they always seemed more interested in my tuition dollars than they were in my academics. Still the Penn State brand is strong and an excellent career starter. Being an alumni has gotten me many interviews and several jobs.

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Degree: Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other
Graduation Year: 2024

Penn State provides great foundational skills in many areas. The experiences I had helped me to develop social relationships and networking capabilities I believe my time at Penn State has made me a well rounded and successful individual that positively contributes to todays society. Being an alumni has instilled a sense of loyalty and pride in the schools academics, philanthropy, and athletic departments.

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Degree: Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Graduation Year: 2011

Penn State is an incredible big ten school that has so many opportunities and options for people of any age wishing to further their education. The College of Communication at PSU is particularly notable as it has helped many alumni to reach their career goals through networking, internships and experience. The professors are well versed in their subject areas with a lot of professional and academic experience. Students are equipped to handle the projects and responsibilities of "real world jobs" after going through the required courses at PSU.

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