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What is the CAPS Advisory Board?
Queenie Lam | December 18, 2018
Penn is full of acronyms. The DP. VP. DRL. CAPS. In my post today, we’re going to take a look into that last one. CAPS is the Counseling and Psychological Services at Penn. It is a place whe...
The Joy of Time Management
Ria Chinchankar | December 4, 2018
Time management in high school is incredibly important, but for most people, is limited in scope. By the time you get home from school and extracurricular activities there’s only a four hour win...
Find a Way or Make One
Ria Chinchankar | November 13, 2018
Hello! My name is Ria, and I’m a freshman in Wharton who moved to Philadelphia from Dubai. I can’t wait to share my first year learnings and adventures with you!  When I first got to c...
A Summer of Resetting, Relaxing, and Rejuvenating
Olivia O'Dwyer | August 28, 2018
When I moved out of my freshman dorm room in Ware College House in the beginning of May, I was in a hazy state comprised of post-finals giddiness, excitement for summer, and disbelief that my fres...
To 2018 & A New Semester
Olivia O'Dwyer | January 29, 2018
2017 was big. It’s the year I graduated high school, ending eighteen years of living at home and going to school at 8 am everyday and coming home to eat dinner with my family, and it’s the yea...
The importance of wellness on campus
Antía Vázquez | December 13, 2017
At times, a school like Penn is likely to have high-pressure, competitive environments. Sometimes it’s easy to be completely absorbed by them, particularly during midterms and finals season. I b...