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  • Essay Questions | Schreyer Honors College (SHC) at Penn State

    Essay responses do not have word count or formatting requirements. The essay questions are posted here a few months before the Penn State and Schreyer Honors College application is made available on September 1. We strongly encourage you to begin working on your essays immediately after they are posted.

  • Top Ten Tips | Schreyer Honors College (SHC) at Penn State

    We understand that the college application process can be hectic and nerve- racking for high school students, but it doesn't have to be. In order to try and make the process easier and less stressful for you, we've put together some David Letterman style Top Ten lists for you about the Schreyer application process. These lists

  • Apply to Schreyer (First-Year Admission) | Schreyer Honors College

    The first step in applying to the Schreyer Honors College is to complete and submit the Penn State Undergraduate Admissions Application. You'll find a link to the Schreyer Honors College application through the general Penn State application. The SHC admissions application includes: Three required essay questions

  • Application Process | Schreyer Honors College (SHC) at Penn State

    The Schreyer admissions process includes a holistic review of each application. Honors faculty review the high school transcript, essays, short answer questions, and recommendations submitted by each applicant. This is a very competitive process as we are limited to a first-year class of 300 students. The Schreyer Honors

  • Essays on the application - Sites at Penn State

    Aug 8, 2013 If you are planning to apply to the Schreyer Honors College, that separate application features various written components, including 3 essay questions. Although the application for Schreyer is not available until September 1 as well, you can access the essay questions now and begin planning your

  • Admission Checklist | Schreyer Honors College (SHC) at Penn State

    Visit Penn State & the Schreyer Honors College: There is no better way to see if a college is right for you then by setting foot on campus and getting a feel for the place. Not able to visit in the summer? Don't worry — Penn State has visitations year-round! Begin working on your SHC essays: The essay questions are posted in

  • Top Ten Tips We Wish Applicants Knew | Schreyer Honors College

    Contrary to popular belief, we do not utilize standardized test scores when determining admission to the Schreyer Honors College. In our opinion, one of the best predictors of future performance is prior performance; therefore, your course load and academic rigor in high school are the most important pieces of information

  • Essay Tips for Schreyer Honors College | Synonym

    Only 5 percent of Penn State University undergraduates are admitted to Schreyer Honors College. SAT scores aren't considered and interviews are optional, so one of the few ways to make a strong

  • Admissions Timeline | Schreyer Honors College (SHC) at Penn State

    July: Essay Questions Posted: Look for our essay questions on our website. Encourage the student to start working on them early! September 1: Application Opens: Penn State and Schreyer Honors College application opens. Apply to Penn State first, then log back into the MyPennState account to apply to the Schreyer