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My Research Experience Abroad
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 ...
What’s Your Plan?: How to Navigate Career Questions During the Holidays
Izzy | December 21, 2018
With the holiday season quickly approaching, so too is the season of parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and your nextdoor neighbor asking you The Question. You know what I’m talking ...
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...
Holidays at Penn
Alex | December 13, 2018
Fall Semester at Penn can feel like a blur of colorful, fleeting experiences. The first few weeks of humidity coincide with the hum of students getting back into the rhythms of coursework and univ...
Mindful Waiting
Queenie | December 11, 2018
I’m a fairly impatient person. My impatience stems from the easy instant gratification I can get from Facebook and Instagram likes and Amazon Prime’s two-day shipping. But for some things, I j...
What To Do When You Feel Like You Don’t Belong
Izzy | December 7, 2018
As I write this, a girl sits five feet away from me on a phone interview. She talks in short, commanding sentences. Occasionally, she gets up from her seat and paces around. She looks like a chara...