Learning Resource Center

The Learning Resource Center helps Penn State Behrend students develop their potential and expand their opportunities. Whether students want to improve their GPA, study abroad, apply for fellowships and scholarships, or plan for graduate school, the LRC has the tools and experience to help. The LRC also assists faculty by providing academic support services.

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Peer Tutoring

Peer tutoring is offered in almost every subject. Students can make an appointment, drop in at one of our four locations, or attend an exam prep session.

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Education Abroad

Experience other cultures while earning Penn State credits toward your degree. Students can go abroad as part of a course or for a semester or year. (You don’t even need to speak a second language—unless that's what you choose!) Scholarships are available, too. Attend an info session to find out more.

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Scholarships, Fellowships, and Grants

A prestigious fellowship or scholarship, like a Fulbright or Rhodes, provides funding and fast-tracks your career. Other smaller scholarships will enhance your résumé and help with tuition. Find the right opportunity and get advice about writing a competitive application at one of our info sessions or by meeting with us.

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Graduate School Preparation

Grad school plans stressing you out? The LRC can help with writing personal statements, working with recommenders, and GRE preparation. Attend an info session to learn more or make an appointment for individual guidance on your personal statement and other parts of your application.

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The Spark Program

The Spark Program, a joint initiative between the LRC and the Lilley Library, introduces select first- and second-year undergraduates to high-impact educational experiences and fellowship opportunities and also helps them to develop competitive applications.