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This college was geared toward non traditional studentsQuite BrightNursing
This college was geared toward non traditional students when I attended. My daughter is now enrolled and is harassed at every corner by the "administrative secretary" who is on some sort of power trip. The nursing program has no regard for how far you travel for your clinical rotations. They keep students in fear of failure with administrative "write ups" seems to me they should be glad they still have students willing to pay for their program when Luzerne is cheaper and just as good. Wake up Penn College nursing not every student is just out of high school living on campus! Some have real life responsibilities but still desire an education!
more→Jan 22 2015
Alumna Female -- Class 2000
Preparedness: C Reputation: D
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Any health science majors listen up.Nursing
Any health science majors listen up.... I was 26 when I started at Penn College, I left Hershey Medical Center to go back to school. I was very much interested in the 4 yr physician assistant program and I knew thats what I ultimately wanted. I have years of hospital experience but no I am not the strongest academically but that doesn't mean Im terrible. I never failed anything, I just have some C's where I need A's or B's. I was guided by an advisor in the PA building, to overload and that ultimately lead to my downfall. I took AP 2 with Micro and I don't advise it at all. I now have to retake those courses to get better than C grades. DO NOT OVERLOAD, GO AT YOUR OWN PACE. Start your sciences early so you don't get bombarded with them later. Just ridiculous. My first year there was amazing...... I loved it and I loved the people I met who I am still very close with and met the love of my life there as well. However the advisors have been known to lead students on rather then helping them come up with a solid plan to get them where they need to be in order to get into the program of choice. I should have began with nursing I would have been done by now. I planned on transferring and I have yet to find a school that's beneficial and close to home. I wasted a lot of time and money at Penn college and nothing to show for it. 3 yrs of my life with only pre'req's to show. It's pathetic. I've taken the last year off and I am looking at starting at another institution this spring for nursing. It's a stepping stone in getting to where I want to be, but at this stage I would be happy with a BSN. I'm just disappointed in the school. I had a math professor who is also a tutor in the tutoring center just sit on her phone the whole class and not really care about her students interests just about the latest news in her life and Facebook. It's insane. I have a great college recommendation from my french professor, she was by far the best professor ever and knew exactly what I was going through and knew about them leading students on. Williamsport is not the safest campus because Williamsport itself is going downhill. I'm just very disappointed in this school because as much as I loved it, it let me down!
more→Nov 12 2014
Male -- Class 2000
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School food is the same everyday.Quite BrightOther
School food is the same everyday. All the school is looking to do is make money off you. Unless you love to hangout with a bunch of men this school isn't for you. There are some females but most are taken or want nothing to do with all the guys drooling over them. Standereds fall hard here. The parties suck and only last about an hour before college police come. There is no school spirit, and most people just wish to transfer. " worst college ever created" people only attend because you get a degree that says pennstate on it.
more→Oct 18 2014
2nd Year Male -- Class 2015
Campus Maintenance: A+, Innovation: F
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