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Applying on the Web Worksheet admissions.psu.edu

DO NOT MAIL THIS WORKSH EET TO PENN STATE STATE Please use this worksheet to practice or prepare for completion of your online application to Penn State. Your portal to undergraduate admissions at Penn State is the website admissions.psu.edu. Note the following: • We prefer that that you use our web application. application. It is easy, easy, secure, and minimizes common errors. •





Should need toSimply step away application starting, that’s noyou problem. clickfrom Saveyour and Continue at after the end of the page you are working on, close the application and, when you come back to it, you can pick it up from where you left l eft off. o o continue completing your web application, click on the last completed section on the status bar at the top of the page.

For admission to summer and fall semesters (starting July 2015 and August 2015) our recommended application dates are September 1–November 30. Submitting complete credentials (application, high school transcript, and SA or AC scores) by November 30 maximizes your chances of getting your first-choice campus, academic program, and semester of interest.

 When links or boxes boxes with question marks marks appear, appear, you can click on them for additional information.

For admission to spring semester (starting January 2015) complete

Components of the Web Application

applications with all credentials (including high school transcript, application, and SA SA or AC scores) should be received by November 1. •

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Click on the Academics the Academics section of our website to learn about the many academic options that Penn State offers. Have you visited Penn State lately? Visit programs are held at each of our 20 undergraduate campuses. Click on Visit to make arrangements.

Completing your web application begins with the creation of your MyPennState profile. o begin, go to admissions.psu.edu and click  on on Apply  Apply,, fill out the form, and click Submit.  With the information you have shared, shared, your MyPennState MyPennState profile is filled with information infor mation that is relevant to you—including specific campus highlights. Tis personalized portal page will be available to you from this point for ward. forward. W e hope you visit us often, as information will be updated frequently forWe your needs.  You will also receive a Friends of Penn State  You State (FPS) User ID and and password. Tis User ID and password will allow you to sign into your MyPennState MyP ennState profile. In the future, if you join us at Penn State, it will also be the User ID you use to check your email, schedule classes, and use computers on campus.

Beginning Your Web Application o begin your web application, first open your MyPennState profile using your FPS User ID and password, then click on Apply on Apply Online from the menu on the right side of the screen. Tis opens your application. Next, click on the Begin Your Application button Application button at the bottom of the screen.

Te application status bar will keep you up-to-date with your progress as you work toward submitting your application.

Profile: Biographical Information: Asks  Asks you to provide provide contact

information and information about your citizenship and ethnicity.  Academics: Academic Academic History: Asks  Asks you to provide provide information

about your high school, high school coursework, and any collegiate coursework you’ve completed. Program of Study: Campuses and Majors:  Allows you to select your

degree type, starting semester semester,, major, and campus preferences.  Additional Information: Covers other admissions and academic

information that is useful in the review of your application, including activities, personal statement, and Penn State alumni connections in your family. Review and Submit: Gives you a chance to review and make any

corrections to your application prior to submitting it. After that, you Mastercard) is can submit your application. A credit card (Visa or Mastercard) required to submit the application fee. Te application fee is $50 for domestic students and $65 for international students.  Additional Items: In addition to the web application, the

Undergraduate Admissions Office will also need your high school Undergraduate transcript and official SA/AC SA/AC scores (if you graduated high school within the past four years) to make an admissions decision.

 

CITIZENSHIP AND ETHNICITY 

STEP 1: PROFILE INFORMATION INFORMATION Tis section will be filled in with the information you provided to us previously.. Please continue to complete the remaining questions. (As previously you complete the web application, do not use any special characters such as [/,.;:&()+-=] in your answers.) Please note: Any falsification of information on this application, credentials, and/or other documents, can, at Penn State’s sole discretion, result in the denial or revocation of admission. First Name Please use your full name (no nicknames) as it appears on your academic records when completing your application. If your name has changed since you attended high school and/or any postsecondary institution, please make sure both your former and current names are listed on the application and all transcripts.

 Your  Y our U.S. Citizenship Citizenship Status (choose (choose one) n U.S.

Citizen

n Permanent

Resident of the U.S.

n International

Student living in the U.S.

n International

Student living outside of the U.S.

Information about the collection of ethnicity and race: Federal law requires that institutions of higher education gather the following information i nformation regarding the ethnicity and race of its students and employees. Your individual information will be kept strictly confidential. The law only requires institutions to report totals for category. This information is intended solely for aggregate federal statistical andeach reporting purposes and programs, as well as the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Plan for Equal Opportunity in the State-Supported Institutions of Higher Education. Permanent residents of the United States who are not citizens are encouraged to choose the racial/ethnic indicators that best match their background.

Middle Name Is your ethnicity Hispanic/Latino? (Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture of origin)

Last Name

n Y  Yes es

Suffix

n No

This references a part of your name, i.e. Mike Jones, Jr.  Jr.

What is your race? (Select all that apply) N White N Black or African American N Asian N American Indian or Alaska Native

Former Last Name Date of Birth

N Native

Gender

Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander

Are you a resident of Pennsylvania?

Country of Current Residence Your choices will be available in the drop-down menu online. Residency Information for Military Students: If you use an APO/FPO military mailing address, indicate United States as the country where you are currently living and provide that address.

n Yes

(1 year or more)

n Yes

(less than one year)

n No

U.S. Social Security number If you have a U.S. Social Security number (SSN), please enter it in the space provided. Your Your SSN will be kept secure and will not be used as a primary source of identification for you, since you will be assigned a PSU ID number. We don’t require your SSN, but if you do not provide it, financial aid, tax reporting, and many other services may not be available to you. (International applicants who do not have a U.S. Social Security number should leave this question blank).

Street Address or Box Number City State Your choices will be available in the drop-down menu online.

PARENTS/GUARDIANS Postal Code

Penn State State uses parent/guar parent/guardian dian information to help determine your residency status for reporting and tuition purposes. Please provide the name(s), address(es), address(es), and residency status of your parent(s) and/or guardian(s) and their highest level of education.

Home Phone Number (NNN-NNN-NNNN) Cell Phone Number (NNN-NNN-NNNN)

Relationship N Mother N Father N Guardian

Email

First Name Please use full name, no nicknames  Middle Name

Last Name Country of Current Residence Your choices will be available in the drop-down menu online. 2

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HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION

Mailing Address

Penn State State requires high school information from all applicants (including home-schooled individuals and GED holders) in order to process academic transcripts. Please complete this information to the best of your ability ability.. Please provide information about the high school from which you will graduate or have graduated, and any other high schools you attended.

City State Your choices will be available in the drop-down menu online. Postal Code

Country where school is located Home Phone Number (NNN-NNN-NNNN)

From the drop-down menu, please select the country where your high school is located.

Is this person a resident of Pennsylvania? (choose one) N Yes (more than one year) N Yes (less than one year) N No

State From the drop-down menu, please select the state where your high school is located.

Select the highest level of education completed by this person. N Less

than High School

N High

School Diploma/GED

N Trade/Technical

N Associate

From the drop-down menu, please select your high school’s name. Start Date End Date

Certificate

Did you graduate or do you plan to graduate from this school? N Y  Yes es N No

Degree (Two-Year)

N Baccalaureate

High School Name

Degree (Four-Year)

HIGH SCHOOL COURSEWORK 

N Post-Baccalaur Post-Baccalaureate eate

Please check the box next to all the subjects you have completed with a passing grade, or are taking during your senior year of high school. Please include eighth and ninth grade math or foreign language courses if taken as a prerequisite for a high school subject. If you aren aren’’t sure what to enter, please check with your high school counselor.

STEP 2: ACADEMICS HIGH SCHOOL ST STA ATUS

MATHEMATICS Check the box next to the subjects you have completed or will complete. Please note, many majors require a half-year of trigonometry for admissions so be sure to check the trigonometry box if you took a math class that incorporated trigonometry.

Please choose the option that describes you best: N High school junior   Projected Graduation Date: ––––––– N High school senior   Projected Graduation Date: ––––––– N High school graduate   Graduation Date: ––––––– N Hold a High School Equivalency Diploma (GED)   Date GED Received: ––––––– Have you ever enrolled, or are you scheduled to enroll in high school honors, advanced placement (AP), or international baccalaureate (IB) courses?  Yes es N Y   How many courses: ––––––– N No

N Algebra

I

N Algebra

II

N Algebra

III

N Geometry

N Trigonometry

N Pre-Calculus

N Calculus

N Statistics

N Elementary Functions

N Advanced

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Math/Math Analysis

or Other Math

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SCIENCE

n Nursing

Check the box next to the subjects you have completed or will complete.

n Trade

School

or Technical School

N Biology n O  Other ther

Institution

N Chemistry

Start Date N Physics

End Date N Other

Science Type of credit at institution n Quarter

n Semester n Unit

LANGUAGE Number of credits earned (completed) so far

Select the highest level of the following language subjects that you have completed with a passing grade. If you are a high school senior, select the subjects you are taking this year year.. n Chinese

Are you currently taking courses at this institution?

n Yes

Are you planning to take courses at this institution after the current term?

(Chinese 1, Chinese 2, Chinese 3, Chinese 4, Chinese 5)

  n French

(French 1, French 2, French 3, French 4, French 5)

n German

(German 1, German 2, German 3, German 4, German 5)

n Hebrew

(Hebrew 1, Hebrew 2, Hebrew 3, Hebrew 4, Hebrew 5)

n Italian

n Yes

n No

Please note that you will need to provide the course number, title, and number of credits for any courses you are currently taking, or plan to take before enrolling at Penn State.

(Italian 1, Italian 2, Italian 3, Italian 4, Italian 5)

n Japanese

n No

STEP 3: PROGRAM OF STUDY 

(Japanese 1, Japanese 2, Japanese 3, Japanese 4, Japanese 5)

DEGREE TYPE & SEMESTER n Latin

(Latin 1, Latin 2, Latin 3, Latin 4, Latin 5)

n Russian

(Russian 1, Russian 2, Russian 3, Russian 4, Russian 5)

n Spanish

(Spanish 1, Spanish 2, Spanish 3, Spanish 4, Spanish 5)

In this section of the application, you will make decisions about your program of interest and the campus you would like to attend. If a major and/or campus does not appear in the choices on the next page, it may be due to the following: •

n Other

Language (Other 1, Other 2, Other 3, Other 4, Other 5) •

 ACADEMIC HISTORY  If you are currently taking or have completed courses at another college or university, university, you are required to provide information for each institution you have attended, including Penn State. State. Admission decisions are based on complete credentials from all colleges and universities attended. Please note: Any falsification or omission of information on this application, credentials, and/or other documents, can, at Penn State’s sole discretion, result in the denial or revocation of admission.





Te major you are interested in is not available to be started at the campus you have chosen; Te starting major you have selected is not available to be finished at the ending campus you have selected; Te major you have selected is full for the selected semester;  You  Y ou are ineligible for consideration consideration for that major and/or and/or campus based on the academic history that you have campus. provided and the minimum requirements of the major and/or

Each selection you make may prompt you for further information. Type of Degree

Country where school is located n Associate

Your choices will be available in the drop-down menu online.

(2 year)

n Baccalaureate

State Your choices will be available in the drop-down menu online.

(4 year)

Starting Semester

Institution

n Spring

2015

Your choices will be available in the drop-down menu online. n Summer

Type of institution n College

n Business

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or University

2015

n Spring

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BUILD YOUR PROGRAM OF STUDY 

Indicate whether any of your immediate relatives are Penn State alumni: n Mother

n Grandparent

CHOOSING YOUR MAJOR

n Father

n Spouse

Te application will walk you through three ways to select your major:

n Sister/Brothe Sister/Brotherr

n Son/Daughter

 Academic Interest Area: By organizing your choices this way, way, you will

first select a general interest area, then select a specific Penn State major from the drop-down menu. After selecting your major and clicking save , you will see the description of the major and any relevant program notes.

Have you ever been dismissed/suspended for disciplinary reasons from secondary school, Penn State, or any other institution? n Yes n No Have you ever been dropped for poor academic performance from Penn State or any other institution? n Yes n No

 Alphabetical Listing: Academic programs will be sorted alphabetically alphabetically..

Using this organizational method, you will select an academic program

Have you ever pleaded guilty or no contest, participated in a presentencing

from the alphabetical listing. Campus Location: Most of Penn State’s academic programs may be started at one campus and completed at the campus where the academic degree is awarded. We We call this the 2+2 plan. Using this organizational option, you will see academic programs organized by the campus where the academic program is completed. You You will first select a campus and then a specific academic program offered for completion at that campus.

diversion program and/or been convicted of a criminal offense, or are there criminal charges pending against you at this time? n Yes n No

Te application will require you to select starting and ending campuses.  You will have the option  You option of choosing an alternate alternate starting campus. campus. You You will be evaluated for each campus in the order you specify and, if you fulfill the entrance requirements for your first choice campus, you will be accepted there. Providing an alternate choice campus will expedite the admissions process should we not be able to make you an offer of admission to your first choice campus.

Please note that if you answer “yes” “yes” to any of these questions, you will need to provide additional documentation to the Undergraduate  Admissions office.

MILITARY SERVICE Have you ever served in the U.S. Military?

n Yes

n No

 ACTIVE DUTY  Military Branch Entry Date

View a complete listing of Penn State’s majors at admissions.psu.edu/ academics/majors.

Discharge Date

Summer Session at University Park: If you select University Park as

your starting campus, you also have the option to be considered for the six-week summer session, which begins in early July and ends in early  August. If you you select this option, we will first evaluate evaluate your application application for the fall semester. If we are unable to offer you admission for the fall, your application will be evaluated for the summer session. Students who start in the summer typically take two classes and automatically continue to the fall semester semester.. Many incoming first-year students register for the summer LEAP program. You can learn more at leap.psu.edu.

Type of Discharge

RESERVES Military Branch Entry Date Discharge Date

STEP 4: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INFORMATION  ADMISSIONS INFORMATION INFORMATION Have you previously completed an application for undergraduate admission to Penn State within the last two years? n Yes   Yes n No Students who would like to re-enroll at Penn State after they’ve been away from their Penn State studies for four or more calendar years may be eligible for Academic Renewal. You can get more information about re-enrollment by contacting the Registrar at any Penn State campus. Would you like to apply to the Schreyer Honors College? 

n Yes n No

The Schreyer Honors College (SHC) is Penn State’ State’ss undergraduate honors program for students of exceptional academic achievement. The program is open to students in all colleges and majors. Admission to the program is highly competitive. The application includes several essay questions and at least two letters of recommendation, and an additional application fee. If choose ‘Yes’ for profile this question, a link toyou themay SHCbegin application will appear onyou your MyPennState page. Though work immediately on your SHC application, you cannot submit the SHC application until you have submitted this application for undergraduate admission to Penn State.

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PERSONAL INFORMA INFORMATION/ACTIVITIES TION/ACTIVITIES Please use this space to discuss your activities (other than academic work) during the last several years (for example: school organizations, jobs, athletics, the arts, community service, religious groups, or other individual interests). We We suggest a limit of 500 words or fewer f ewer..

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PERSONAL STATEMENT (OPTIONAL) Please tell us something about yourself, your experiences, or activities that you believe would reflect positively on your ability to succeed at Penn State. Tis is your opportunity to tell us something about yourself that is not already reflected in your application or academic records. We We suggest a limit of 500 words or fewer.

EDUCATIONAL GAP STATEMENT If applicable, please explain any time that has elapsed between high school graduation and college enrollment. Please provide a summary of why that gap occurred and whether you took courses at another institution during that time.

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STEP 5: REVIEW AND SUBMIT Tis page provides you with a summary of all the information that you have entered on your Penn State web application. W  Wee strongly recommend that you print this page for you records.  WEB APPLICATION APPLICATION COUNSELOR FORM 󰀨Displays if you are still in high school) Tis form is a PDF document that must be opened using Adobe Acrobat Reader and then taken to your guidance counselor for completion and submission. SIGN YOUR APPLICATION Initial your application in this step to verify that all the information you provided is complete and accurate.  APPLICATION FEE  APPLICATION  A nonrefundable application application fee is required to to officially submit your application. application. Te application application fee is $50 for domestic domestic students and $65 for international students. You You must use a credit or debit card (Visa or Mastercard) for this fee. Please click the Pay & Submit  button  button in the application to be redirected to the PSU Pay system.

 After you click Pay & Submit  you  you will be redirected to PSU Pay’s Pay’s secure site. Depending on your security settings, your internet browser may display messages telling you that you are moving to another secure webpage.

STEP 6: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INFORMATION Please note: Before your application is considered complete, you should have the following necessary forms and information forwarded for warded to the Penn State Undergraduate Undergraduate Admissions office at: 201 Shields Building  University Park, PA 16802-1294 HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS  All applicants for admission should have their high school send an official high school transcript to the Undergradua Undergraduate te Admissions Office. SAT/ACT SCORES  Applicants currently in high school or those who have have graduated from high school four or fewer years years ago should arrange arrange for SA SA or AC scores to be sent directly to the Undergraduate Undergraduate Admissions Office from the appropriate testing agency (SA (SA code #2660 or AC code #3656). We do not take scores from the high school transcript. o o have SA scores sent, visit collegeboard.com. o have AC scores sent, visit act.org .

est scores are waived for those applicants who have been out of high school five or more years or veterans who have served in the military for four years with an honorable discharge. COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS  You  Y ou must send transcripts transcripts from any college college or university where you have taken taken courses.

This publication is available in alternative media on request. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by University policy or by state or federal authorities. It is the policy of the University to maintain an academic and work environment free of discrimination, including harassment. The Pennsylvania State University prohibits discrimination discrimination and harassment against any person because of age, ancestry, color, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. Discrimination or harassment against faculty, staff, or students will not be tolerated at The Pennsylvania State University. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to the Affirmative Action Director, Director, The Pennsylvania State University,, 328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802-5901; Tel University Tel 814-865-4700/V, 814-865-4700/V, 814-863-1150/TTY. U.Ed. UAO 15-63E MPC130313 8

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