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Paying it Forward with Access Engineering
Olivia | February 4, 2019
Before coming to Penn, I had never tried computer science. Though I was applying to the engineering school, I knew very little about the different engineering majors and didn’t know how to find ...
My Experiences in the Penn Band
Miles | January 28, 2019
I knew from the very beginning that I was going to do music at Penn. As fun as singing is for me, I didn’t think I had the chops to join one of the university’s many a capella groups. I consid...
My "Winter” Break in South Africa
Alex | January 22, 2019
This semester – for the first time since I’ve been a Penn student – I happened to be enrolled in 5 classes with take-home papers instead of final examinations. With the prospect of working o...
Dancing in Philadelphia
Antía | January 22, 2018
There is an incredible range of dance and performance groups on campus. So, if you like to dance, odds are you’ll find a group that fits your style and technical background, while simultaneously...
Getting Comfortable Outside my Comfort Zone
Olivia | September 2, 2017
Going into Penn, I knew there were things I wanted to try, classes I wanted to take, programs and organizations I’d heard about and wrote about in my essays. I knew I wanted to explore the Kelly...