Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona Top Questions

What kind of person should not attend this school?

Jaiyla

A student that l ikes large campuses should not attend this school.

Rachel

Someone who is looking for the feeling of a big school, because it is a small campus.

Megan

Someone that wants a city school shouldn't choose to come to Penn State Altoona. Altoona is a small city, but nothing like the big cities like NYC or Philadelphia. This is the only person that I can think of that might not enjoy going to school at Penn State Altoona. Everyone has a place here and there are many clubs that can make anyone feel comfortable and a part of the campus.

Kaitlyn

Someone who does not like to have fun or is looking for a great community outside of the college.

Chioma

Someone who is looking for a very big school with hundreds of people in your class should not attend this school. The main campus at University Park would probably be a better fit. Also if someone is looking to go to a school where there is a lot of activies and overall just a fun city or town, Penn State ALTOONA is not the place. Penn State Altoona is pretty much the best thing that ever happened to the town of Altoona, PA.

Alyssa

The kind of person who shouldn't attend this school, is the kind of person who doesn't want to work hard to earn a highly recognized degree. Slackers should not attend this school because, Penn State alumni are very determined hard-working people. The work load I have lined up for the spring semester requires at least 30-40 hours of my time to be spent studying. To be a Penn State student, you'll need to learn how to commit at least 70-80% of your time to studying.

Shawn

A person that is not willing to work hard should not attend Penn State. This college requires active and prospective students who want the best out of life.

Samantha

I struggled a lot with money at Penn State which is lead to me having to transfer home. So, students who aren't as fortunate financially should consider a different school. Also, if you do not like to get involved in things and you are more of a home body, this school may not be for you because their is constantly something going on.

Eric

A person who has no ambition or work ethic should not attend this school. It's not a fast paced environment but you are expected to do your work on time.

Chiquita

The kind of person that shouldn't attend this school is a person who is not focused and do not want to succeed in life. Penn State is known for its partying but it also has wonderful professor who assign hard assignments. It is very easy to get off track therefore a person needs to be very focused and determined. If a person likes to goof off they should not attend this school or any school for that matter. Attending college means that you want to obtain a higher education which requires a lot of self determination.

Ryan

A person that does not want a good degree in engineering. Also, a person that does not like snow.

Heather

Someone that wants to attend a very large campus with big class sizes.

Kelly

Someone who just wants to party and ignore work should not attend this college.

Chelsea

The kind of person who doesn't really want to be in college or just wants to party should not attend this school.

Katherine

The kind of person that should not attend this school are those without a passion for community development and those who are not serious about their education.

Breana

Someone with seasonal depression, the winters can be somewhat depressing. Also someone that isn't great at making friends or is shy many studnets don't live in the dorms and so its more difficult to meet new people.

Maureen

Just the average college student who wants a good education but also wants to party with their friends alot.

Ashleigh

Very conservative people may have trouble with the social activities however there are groups and organizations that they can join to find people with similar interests and beliefs.

Christine

Someone who is looking to experience college in a smaller setting and wanting to go to main campus or stay at altoona.

Jacquelyn

Those people who want a very small class of 20 or less should not attend this school,. Those who do not like the country, although it is near a small city. Those who don't like to be involved in the school and the social life of the school should not attend.

Alexandria

People who need a big city around them deffiantly shouldnt attend PSU Altoona. It is a small town but it helps me stay focused. Some people need noise to keep them sane. I love diversity and this is a somewhat mixed campus. However ,it is not the most mixed so people who need to be absolutely surrounded by diversity shouldnt come to this campus either. Financially, alot of people here are in a heep of trouble. And no matter hat financial aid you get it doesnt help all of it because the tuition is just that high.

Shanae

Any person can attend this school. It is not too small and not to big. It has a good range of activities to participate in and the teachers are easy to get along with