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Penn Admissions Blog
The city of brotherly love. Also known as: Queenie’s hometown.
Queenie Lam | October 16, 2018
Despite it being three years since I’ve been at Penn, I still remember very vividly my college application process. Many of the high school students I mentor are also first-generation low-income...
Everything You Need To Know About Penn Libraries
Izzy Lopez | October 16, 2018
Over the past four years, I’ve discovered many treasures at Penn. One of the best things I’ve found is the library. I have been a student employee at the Van Pelt Library, Penn’s central und...
Kaylah Walton | October 16, 2018
I originally came into this research university with a very strict idea of what it means to do research; I thought of scientists with lab coats and test tubes, or historians visiting an archeologi...
Changing Majors
Olivia O'Dwyer | October 16, 2018
Throughout high school, I changed my mind over what I wanted to pursue in college about every six months. By junior or senior year, I had narrowed it down and was pretty sure I wanted to study eng...
A Summer of Resetting, Relaxing, and Rejuvenating
Olivia O'Dwyer | August 28, 2018
When I moved out of my freshman dorm room in Ware College House in the beginning of May, I was in a hazy state comprised of post-finals giddiness, excitement for summer, and disbelief that my fres...
A Reflection on my First Year at Penn
Olivia O'Dwyer | May 17, 2018
“How’s Penn? How’s your first year going?” During any of the many times people have asked me these questions over the last year, I always hesitate for a moment; not because it hasn’t ...