Online learning tips

Our team of admissions counselors put together this helpful blog post full of tips for making your online learning experience a successful one. Since you’re not attending a class session at a designated time, it does take more self-direction and personal accountability to keep yourself engaged in the materials and completing your assignments when they…

The essentials about Math Essentials

The Penn State World Campus Math Essentials course can help you build your math confidence and learn the technology and processes to be successful in your upcoming math course(s). By participating in Math Essentials, you’ll also increase your potential for improving your Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces (ALEKS) placement score. Math Essentials is a…

Study Abroad Opportunities Rewarding for Adult Learners

The opportunity to study abroad can be exciting, and can also offer a variety of personal and professional rewards. You would have an opportunity to enrich your educational experience, while also immersing yourself in another culture. An important professional bonus is that you’d get the chance to gain experience working in diverse environments and among…

Picking a Graduate School That’s Right for You

Choosing to attend graduate school is a big decision. This is a major step that will require significant commitment of time and effort on your part. However, there can be a valuable payoff; your completion of a graduate school program can be a valuable asset in your career, and can pave the way for many…

Technology Tutoring for Penn State World Campus Students

Tech Tutors are a group of tech-savvy Penn State students who provide real-time technology support and one-on-one training for peers, staff, and faculty on software commonly used in Penn State World Campus courses. The software programs that Tech Tutors can assist you with include: Microsoft Word Microsoft Excel Microsoft PowerPoint Adobe Photoshop Adobe InDesign PASS…

Earn Penn State Credits via Prior Learning Assessment

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is a way to earn college credit by proving you have gained certain knowledge or skills via work experience, volunteer projects, military service, independent study, or other means. Penn State World Campus offers a number of PLA options for undergraduate students. Many new or returning Penn State World Campus students already…