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Karin | December 7, 2020
Like most college students this year, I embarked on my summer internship in an entirely virtual environment, my days were filled with Zoom calls, spreadsheets, Dropboxes, and more. It was so sad t...
Alex | October 31, 2019
Before coming to Penn, I knew that the university was renowned for its research capacities across a vast array of disciplines. With thousands of graduate students, and some of the best professiona...
Kaylah | April 25, 2019
Out of the 34 classes that I have taken at Penn, it may be surprising that my favorite course was actually not what you might think of as a course in the traditional sense. I started my independen...
Kaylah | January 8, 2019
The summer before senior year of college is always the time when students scurry to find meaningful internships and jobs that will help to define their post-undergraduate path. In my final summer ...
Izzy | 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 | 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...