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    Time Management Tips

    Learn how to stay productive and organized as a busy online student.

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    Register for Courses in LionPATH: a Step-by-Step Walkthrough

    Learn how to enroll in summer 2019 courses in LionPATH.

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    Graduating This Semester: What You Need to Know

    Plan ahead to make sure you'll be ready to graduate and celebrate with Penn State World Campus.

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    Plan Ahead to Be Ready for a New Semester

    Taking a few simple steps ahead of time can help you feel prepared to start a new semester.

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    Financial Aid Timing: Summer Aid and the FAFSA

    Our Financial Aid team explains how summer financial aid works and what you need to know.

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Writing Tips: Use Email in an Effective and Appropriate Way

This material was written by Megan Fung, Tutoring Coordinator, Academic and Enrollment Support Services at Penn State World Campus. For most of us, email is an essential staple of daily life. We use it to keep in touch and stay informed. Email is one of the top methods of communication for business, personal, and school…

Library Support for Adult Learners

A presentation from Penn State University Libraries entitled Library Support for Adult Learners was first offered as part of Nontraditional Student Week in November 2020. The short video — available via Zoom recording — was presented by Anne Behler, information literacy librarian & instruction coordinator at Penn State Library Learning Services, and reviewed some of…

Writing Tips: Preparing an Effective Discussion Post

This material was written by Megan Fung, Tutoring Coordinator, Academic and Enrollment Support Services at Penn State World Campus. Discussion posts are a staple of online courses. This important element of the course structure provides a venue where class members can exchange ideas, discuss their interpretations of specific course topics or materials, and brainstorm creative…

Free Return Shipping for Library Materials in Spring 2021 Semester

As a Penn State World Campus student, you have access to virtually all of the materials from the Penn State University Libraries. There is a collection of millions of print materials at Penn State, as well as the ability to borrow from other libraries, and it is likely that you may need to request a…

Meet Tasha Rockey: Assistant Director of Transfer Credit Services

Nearly 90% of Penn State World Campus students transfer credits from another educational institution to help complete their degrees. We recently spoke with Tasha Rockey, the assistant director of transfer credit services, whose job is to help our students sort through which credits will transfer to Penn State and how they may be used toward…

How to Talk to Your Instructor About Challenges in Your Courses

While you are a Penn State World Campus student, you also share many other identities, like parent, child, employee or business owner, and many others. Personal or professional challenges you face may affect your work as a student. If you encounter challenges, it may be wise to communicate this to your instructor so they can…