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Digging Deeper: Taking the Mystery out of Admissions

As college enrollment continues to increase, students face stiff competition for a limited number of slots. When is the best time to submit your application? How will your application be evaluated? And should you consider applying to an honors program?

Join Penn State President Eric Barron and guests Clark Brigger, executive director for Undergraduate Admissions, Bert McBrayer, associate director for admissions operations in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Mitch Kirsch, associate dean for Student Affairs at the Schreyer Honors College, as they discuss what you need to know about the college admissions process.

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