Category Archives: Penn State University

Six Things You Have To Do Before You Graduate From Penn State

We know better than anyone that college can be stressful. With so many books to read and tests to ace, it can be hard to find time for anything else. But you only have four(ish) years to make it count, and trust us, time flies when you’re busy being an adult.

It’s important to put the books down every once in a while and take part in what really matters: fun. To help you out, we put together a list of things to do near Penn State off-campus housing to ensure you’re making the most of your PSU experience.

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Hangry? The 5 Best Places To Grab A Bite In State College

All that adulting can work up a pretty big appetite, and debating with your friends on where to eat can really put a damper on your day—there’s nothing worse than being hangry.

Next time your tummy goes rogue and you’re at a loss for options, don’t fret. These five places to grab a bite near Penn State off-campus housing are pretty much guaranteed to satisfy your cravings.

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Top 5 Bars at Pennsylvania State University

College is stressful, and sometimes you need to leave those worries behind, take a break, and let loose. Whether you choose to hit the town on the weekend for a night out with friends or you need something to get you over the mid-week hump, these State College bars have you covered. With great happy hours and food specials, even you broke college students can ball on a budget at one of the five favored bars listed below.

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10 Reasons You Know You Went To Penn State University

Penn State's Beaver Stadium

Penn State’s Beaver Stadium (Flickr)

1. There’s no better place to be on a fall Saturday than Beaver Stadium

It’s the house Paterno built. It’s ninety thousand people wearing Navy and White and cheering for one of the country’s most prestigious college sports programs. It’s seeing the Nittany Lion run up and down the sidelines. It’s regularly considered one of the top college game day experiences in the country. It’s getting fired up just by hearing the words “We Are.” You simply can’t describe what it’s like to attend a Penn State football game; it’s something you just have to experience. Continue reading

A Penn State Student’s Guide to the CATABUS System

Via Flickr | Joe Shlabotnik

Via Flickr | Joe Shlabotnik

The CATABUS is nothing short of a life saver for many here at Penn State. Whether it helps you get to class, the Nittany Mall, or to your Penn State apartment safely after a night out, you can always count on the CATABUS to take you where you need to go.

Tips for Navigating the CATABUS System: Continue reading

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Old Main at Penn State University. | Flickr

Old Main at Penn State University. | Flickr

If you’re looking for the perfect Penn State apartment, you may find yourself having the great debate: East Side or West Side?

Although Penn State students may not use these sides of town as a hard and fast source of separation, each side has its perks, which we’ve so conveniently curated and compared for you. Feel free to use this post as your compass and hopefully let it steer you towards the side that’s right for you. Continue reading

An Unofficial Guide to Penn State University

 

unofficial guide penn stateWe know every college campus is different. We also know students may have very specific questions when they are researching potential colleges. So we’ve prepared a guide to Penn State University specifically for students.

We want to focus on what we know matters most to students. We’ll tell you what the weather is like, what schools are popular at Penn State and where you can drink or dance the night away.

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