Originally Posted by Anonymous
I don't quite get why a parent would let an 8th grader commit to a college - particularly a school like PSU. I could at least understand an Ivy - but Penn State? Why?

Amazing college town. Largest alumni association in the world. Have you ever been there? It's a great campus with tremendous school spirit and everything a student could want. Also, any major a kid could want. He won't ever have to worry about transferring!