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Alice | December 18, 2020
I admittedly was apprehensive about the idea of spending my summer alone in Philadelphia. With everything closed, no gatherings or events, and very few other students on or around campus, I was wo...
Miles | December 17, 2020
Things were looking pretty good for the Penn Band at the beginning of March: not only were we going to be playing the Ivy Tournament at Harvard during spring break, but we would also be recording ...
Penn Admissions | December 16, 2020
The University of Pennsylvania received 7,962 applications under the first-choice Early Decision Program for the entering class of 2025. From this group of highly talented and compelling students ...
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...
Karin | November 23, 2020
Considering that I’m writing this post in the middle of a global pandemic that seems to have no end, it feels incredibly weird to think about my time in Paris 10 months ago. But first I’ll rew...
Alice | November 22, 2020
There have been weeks during the pandemic during which I couldn’t tell you the difference between a Monday and a Thursday, or a Friday and a Sunday. In an attempt to keep track of the activities...