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Penn Admissions Blog

Sydney | October 31, 2021
As a nursing student at Penn, summer plans can seem conflicting. Some people will tell you that you need to start working in a clinical setting ASAP while others will tell you it is not necessary....
Ria | October 6, 2021
The Asian-American Studies Program at Penn, commonly referred to as ASAM, has been transformative in my experience in college. The Program offers courses and activities in Asian American Studies, ...
Dean Soule | September 22, 2021
Good news! The admissions team at the University of Pennsylvania wants to get to know the real you, and we’ve just updated our recommendation requirements to make it even easier for you to choos...
Sydney | May 3, 2021
When I tell people I’m a nurse, the common response is “Wow that must be a lot of work.” They aren’t wrong, but we are involved in more than just clinicals, wearing scrubs, and studying fo...
Karin | April 28, 2021
Taking a course with a world-famous psychologist feels intimidating until you actually start learning from them. When I originally heard about Dr. Angela Duckworth’s inaugural version of GRIT La...
Shawn | April 16, 2021
With the introduction of safety guidelines as the world gained more information about the spread of COVID-19, several of us realized that most of our operations would need to be altered. Classes m...