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Penn Admissions Blog

Penn Admissions | January 6, 2021
Thank you for your interest in the University of Pennsylvania. Due to the large volume of applications and associated documents received over the past week, please expect delays in receiving acces...
Alice | December 23, 2020
I’ve known I wanted to study architecture since I was about 10 years old. This didn’t make declaring my major any easier, though. In fact, in some ways it made it harder. What if I was just in...
Olivia | December 23, 2020
Navigating mental health in college can be scary. For many students, it might be the first time they are really forced to think about their mental health. Of course, everyone faces different c...
Penn Admissions | December 21, 2020
The following post was originally published in December 2020 on page217.org to commemorate Dean Eric Furda's departure from Penn. In December 2011, Penn Admissions launched a new blog, page217....
Ria | December 20, 2020
Coming into college, you are faced with a lot of decisions to make. In an entirely new environment, you need to figure out which classes to take, what internships you might want to pursue, what to...
Ria | December 19, 2020
It’s safe to say that a normal college social life is almost impossible under COVID—the core pillars of meeting new people in large numbers are no longer available. However, we have adapted an...