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Amazing alumni loyalty and hiring preference

Jan 27 2015Political Science
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Amazing alumni loyalty and hiring preference. By far the most deep-felt attachment of any alumni network in the country. Almost annoyingly so to many.

Should have taken more business courses.Take advantage of the large school resources, but make the big school small by finding those who have your same interests - it's all there at universities like PSU.

Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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Starting Job: Naval officer Preparedness: A Reputation: A
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I study English as a major here at

May 10 2014English
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I study English as a major here at Penn State. The English program here is excellent. However some of the lecturers can be a bit stuck up/arrogant, and one department head of the Rhetoric department takes too many drugs. The professors are of very high quality and do challenge you as a student.

Professors are easily accessible but you have to be the one to contact them and make the time/effort to communicate with them.

The student body consists of mainly middle/upper class white students but you're in the middle of rural central Pennsylvania, and most people come from out of state, other countries, or from Pittsburgh or Philadelphia.

If you are an LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, or trans) student Penn State is very accepting of LGBT people, and LGBT students. The surrounding community is very LGBT friendly as well.If you are from a large city the town/small city of State College will take some time to get used to as it is sort of rural. Yes people do drink a lot but there are many other things to do besides drink.

1st Year Female -- Class 2016
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Education Quality: A+, Collaboration/Competitive: D-
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Penn State is a Super Friendly rural area

Nov 26 2013Mechanical Engineering
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Penn State is a Super Friendly rural area with a LOT to do and distract you from your studies. Engineering school is top-rate and very well respected. Has gotten even better since I graduated. Admin needs to catch up on wireless dorms and e-commerce. Holy Christ it is 2013 and they do NOT accept electronic submittable of transcripts?!?!
4th Year Male -- Class 1987
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Campus Aesthetics: A+, Useful Schoolwork: B-
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