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Penn Admissions Blog

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...
Olivia | April 14, 2021
After a short three years, many seniors at Penn begin their senior project, whether it is an engineering design project, a thesis (most often in the College), or a capstone (Wharton students). The...
Karin | April 13, 2021
In true Penn fashion, I came in as a freshman with sky–high ambitions. I wanted to join every club, make all the friends, take every cool class, and seize every opportunity. While those expectat...