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Looking Back: My Years at Penn 
Queenie | June 3, 2019
In this post, I wanted to do some reflecting on key memories of my time at Penn. There are certain memories that stick out more than others and some memories that took a little longer to recover. ...
Club Applications: The One Thing Everyone Does at Penn
Alex | March 15, 2019
Towards the end of Penn’s week of New Student Orientation – after days of free food, introductory talks and tours of campus buildings  – Locust walk is abuzz with the sounds of students...
What is the CAPS Advisory Board?
Queenie | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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...