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Dec 08 2001Psychology
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Although the university has several official departments dedicated to the promotion of racial/ethnic diversity and fair treatment of women and sexual minorities, they are largely uneffective. Furthermore, there is a clear blue-blood, white, upper class "penn state football rules" attitude which prevails in the personalities of a vast majority of the students here. Finally, the University Park campus is surrounded by vast, very rural areas with a huge amount of racist, backward thinking people. Not a fun place to be if you happen to be a racial minority, or Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgendered. If you belong to any of these oppressed groups, then I would seriously reconsider your decision to attend here.
3rd Year Male -- Class 2002
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Campus Aesthetics: A, Collaboration/Competitive: F
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Jul 30 2001Chemical Engineering
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Penn State is a great university with a lot to offer. Some people are initially intimidated by its size, but this size helps to create a myriad of opportunities as well as fun things to do.
2nd Year Male -- Class 2003
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Social Life: A+, Individual Value: C+
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Jul 13 2001Electrical Engineering
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Its isolated location provides an optimum learning environment.
The engineering department is very developed and provides great opportunities for its students. As for being just a number at such a big school, you are what you make of yourself. The bigger the school, the more opportunity you have and the more directions you can take.
1st Year Male -- Class 2004
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Campus Aesthetics: A+, Collaboration/Competitive: B+
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