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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...
Alice | November 22, 2020
There have been weeks during the pandemic during which I couldn’t tell you the difference between a Monday and a Thursday, or a Friday and a Sunday. In an attempt to keep track of the activities...
Sydney | November 10, 2020
The age-old question of “where are you going to college?” turns into a different kind of question once you are in, “why did you choose to go there?”  I discovered Penn from my gran...
Ria | October 27, 2020
College is an experience normally characterized by lots of people of a similar age living and learning in close proximity. Now, it is unable to function as it normally does. However, there are a c...
Alice | October 13, 2020
Remote learning is difficult, isolating and often dull. 3 weeks in, however, and I have come to enjoy some of the perks. You get to wear pajamas to school every day, eat in class, and sleep in qui...
Miles | October 2, 2020
When Penn closed up shop last semester and made all classes remote, no one was anticipating it – we all got through as best as we could, but there were definitely some hurdles from the suddennes...