Pennsylvania State University Student Panel

Recorded Thursday, September 24 at 12:00 AM

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School information

Pennsylvania State University | Penn State

University Park, PA

Ask current PSU students questions about academics, campus life, dorm living, and more. Livestream viewers will get to vote on questions and ask their own!

Meet the panelists: Julia

Julia is a junior from New York City in the Smeal College of Business. She is pursuing a Bachelor's in Marketing with a concentration in brand management. Julia is an active member of various clubs on campus and has positions on two executive boards. She is the Director of Public Relations for a professional marketing organization on campus called Penn State Prime and is the VP of Public Relations, Recruitment, and Social Media for the National Society of Collegiate Scholars at the Penn State chapter. Outside of school, Julia has had internship experience working for a wedding website as a social media marketing intern and is an active member of Greek life on campus through her sorority, Phi Sigma Sigma.

School information

Pennsylvania State University | Penn State

University Park, PA
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Undergrad College: University of California, Los Angeles '20

Major: Psychology

Work Experience: I have been working at CollegeVine for two years in various capacities, including mentoring students, editing hundreds of essays, and creating blog content. I have also interned in healthcare consulting.

My Admissions Story: I am extremely grateful for all the help I received as an applicant and want to pay it forward by demystifying the admissions process for others.

Audience questions

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4:32@Chiamakaokpara:How is the food?
7:03@BrandonG:What about Penn State makes the college good for Business?
7:50@anonymous:What are some clubs you are in?
10:16@anonymous:How are the freshmen dorms?
10:32@Chiamakaokpara:How are the dorms?
12:39@anonymous:Are teacher's office hours flexible?
12:47@anonymous:What about the professors?
14:57@BrandonG:How are your class sizes?
15:52@anonymous:I see your a Marketing Major, I will be continuing my education in the business field. Could you talk about Smeal College of Business a bit and would you consider it a competitive or collaborative atmosphere?
16:20@anonymous:How are the students in Penn State? Was it easy to make friends?
18:41@anonymous:Is it easy to balance the average workload with personal life/extracurriculars?
21:23@Jenzu:What are some of your favorite Penn State traditions?
22:58@BrandonG:How are your sports and school spirit at the school?
24:01@anonymous:can you describe the day to day life at penn state
27:02@anonymous:What is your favorite thing to do outside of school? Is there a lot of places to go outside the campus?
29:15@anonymous:How is Greek life at Pennsylvania State University?
29:21@anonymous:What is greek life like at Penn State?
31:14@anonymous:Is there a study abroad program at Penn State?
31:28@anonymous:Have you ever studied abroad?
32:41@anonymous:How's the weather in Penn State? Is the winter terrible?
34:20@Miguel_Angel:Have you seen a big chance from the moment you entered college to nowadays?
35:36@anonymous:How was the shirt from high school to college? Do you still speak to anyone from HS?
38:29@Chiamakaokpara:Talk about internships opportunities
41:33@anonymous:How did you figure out what major you want to take?
44:46@yash_m:do you know anyone who is doubling majoring? how much harder is school for them?
45:31@anonymous:You mentioned going to high school in New York. Did you take any classes that offered college credit in High school and how did that credit transfer over to Penn state?
46:07@anonymous:Can you major & minor in anything? (ex. public health and marketing)
47:39@anonymous:What is the diversity like at Penn State?
47:41@anonymous:What's diversity like at Penn State?
47:49@anonymous:What is the ethnic diversity like at Penn State?
47:54@anonymous:How's the diversity in Penn State? Do you think everyone finds their own comfort in Penn State?
48:02@Chiamakaokpara:How would you describe the diversity and do you feel like there’s tension between people there??
50:11@anonymous:Can you be okay if you do not want to be apart of Greek Life?
52:14@anonymous:Whats your favorite/worst thing about Penn State?


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