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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…

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…

The Penn State World Campus Alumni Ambassador Program

What is the World Campus Alumni Ambassador Program? The Penn State World Campus Alumni Ambassador program was established to match prospective students with current students or recent graduates who can share their experiences with distance education at Penn State as well as tips for success in an online environment. Alumni Ambassadors are most typically recent…

The Penn State World Campus Admissions Application Review Process

My name is Amber and I’m an admissions counselor with Penn State World Campus Admission Services and Financial Aid. I’m one of the many staff members here at Penn State that reviews incoming applications for admission to Penn State World Campus. I’d like to share some of what I look for during the review process,…

Meet Matt Miller, Military Admissions Counselor

Matthew Miller, an admissions counselor at Penn State World Campus, works with military students to help them transition from serving our country to becoming successful online learners. We recently talked with Matt about his experiences helping our students, and his own background in the military. Please tell us about yourself and your background. I was…

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…

Answering your top questions about transfer credits

A large percentage of our students use transfer credits upon their acceptance to Penn State World Campus. Assistant Director of Transfer Credit Services Tasha Rockey answers some of your questions regarding the process of transferring in credits from another academic institution: Will courses from my previous schools transfer to Penn State? For a course to…