Will undergrad transfer hurt choices of Grad School?


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Nov13-12, 11:44 PM
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I'm currently a returning undergrad studying Physics at Penn State but I'm thinking about transferring to a smaller state school (Kutztown). I still have to take 2 years of my major classes to finish. My reason for transferring is to save money. Will graduating from a smaller/less known school give me similar chances at getting into grad school as graduating from Penn State?
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Nov14-12, 05:08 AM
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The problem is not size or reputation. The question is the quality of the faculty and the range and quality of the courses you can take.
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Nov14-12, 05:49 AM
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And the research opportunities that are available.


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