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Penn Admissions Blog

Penn Admissions | February 5, 2024
We know that the challenges involved with filing and submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) this year have created confusion and stress for students and families. The Depart...
Dean Soule | December 14, 2023
Welcome to the first members of the Penn Class of 2028! We offered a huge welcome to our QuestBridge Match students on December 1st. When reviewing them and more than 8,500 Early Decision applicat...
Penn Admissions | October 10, 2023
Beginning with the 2024-2025 academic year, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) has undergone significant changes due to the FAFSA Simplification Act, marking the first major over...
Penn Admissions | June 30, 2023
In light of the Supreme Court's recent ruling on Affirmative Action, we recognize this may be an especially confusing year for students seeking and applying to college. Penn Admissions and Heights...
Dean Soule | June 29, 2023
As you may know, the Supreme Court ruled today that Harvard's and UNC's race conscious admission practices violate the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment and Title VI of the Civil Right...
Dean Soule | March 30, 2023
On Thursday, March 30th at 7pm ET, the University of Pennsylvania announced admission decisions for Regular Decision applicants to the Class of 2027, the institution’s 271st class, to build a cl...