Decision day: How the region’s students picked their college

Posted on 5/1/2019 9:00:00 AM

“May 1 is decision day in college admissions, the date by which students must notify the college they plan to attend. ... Na’eem Thompson, Indiana University of Pennsylvania: ‘A school far but not so far’ High School: Paul Robeson High School for Human Services Subject: Nursing Reason: I selected Indiana University of Pennsylvania because I wanted to go to a school far but not so far that it would take me long to get home if something happened. Also, because I liked the atmosphere at the college when I went to visit. When I walked past students on campus, everybody said “Hi” to me and seemed to be getting along with each other. The classroom sizes and the dorm rooms felt like a great fit for me. ”

—“Decision day: How the region’s students picked their college,”
Philadelphia Inquirer, May 1, 2019