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Military Credit: What Have I Earned, and How Can I Use It at Penn State World Campus?

My name is Matthew Miller, and I’m an admissions counselor at Penn State World Campus. I work with our military students to help them transition from serving our country to becoming a successful online learner. Since I’m both a veteran and a Penn State alumnus, I understand the intricacies of military credit and what it’s…

Leaders and Managers: Architects and Builders

“Leaders are the architects and managers are the builders.” – John Mariotti Many people confuse the differences between leadership and management. Often, both terms are lumped together based on someone’s position or title within an organization. But, here’s what I’ve learned about leadership and management from my experiences in the workplace and in my organizational…

Top 10 Things to Do When Returning to School after a Break

As the break from school comes to a close, you may start thinking about helpful ways to jump back into your online courses with Penn State World Campus. Cheryl Horvath, a student blogger who is pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Labor and Employment Relations, suggests some things you may want to do before resuming classes.…

Admissions Q&A with Alumni Ambassador, Heather Mitterer: Part Two

The Penn State World Campus Admissions team held a question-and-answer–style webinar for prospective students to connect with our Alumni Ambassadors. These ambassadors serve a critical role by sharing their first-hand experiences as recent graduates for those who are considering applying to a degree program. Following are some of the questions asked at the webinar —…