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All About My Summer Internship
Olivia | November 14, 2019
Some of my favorite experiences as an undergraduate have been my summer internship experiences. While my classes are a great way to learn important academic material, my internships have taught me...
My Fall Break with the Wharton Industry Exploration Program
Ria | November 4, 2019
One of the coolest opportunities I’ve had through Wharton so far is the Wharton Industry Exploration Program (WIEP). These are trips that happen over school breaks in a different city to explore...
My Experience with Research at Penn
Alex | October 31, 2019
Before coming to Penn, I knew that the university was renowned for its research capacities across a vast array of disciplines. With thousands of graduate students, and some of the best professiona...
How I Decided To Come to Penn
Karin | October 29, 2019
My college application process was overwhelmed with feelings of fear, excitement, joy, and doubt all at once. I was worried about financial aid prospects, whether or not I’d get into my top coll...
What to Stick With in College
Olivia | October 22, 2019
Most of the students at Penn I’ve met can rattle off a long string of extracurricular activities that they participated in during high school: soccer captain, debate team, newspaper editor,...
Coming to Penn as an International Student
Ria | October 15, 2019
It is harder to get to Penn as an international student. I mean that literally—it takes me about 22 hours, door to door, to get from where I spent most of my childhood, Dubai, to Penn’s cam...