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Penn Admissions Blog

Sydney | March 25, 2021
These are unprecedented times that no one could have predicted and being in nursing school during a global pandemic will be an experience I will forever remember. I have witnessed all stages of cl...
Alex | March 23, 2021
I am now a final-semester Senior. Some of my Penn friends have already graduated, and have begun full-time grown-up jobs.  Others, like me, are preparing to say goodbye to four years of l...
Ria | March 11, 2021
This semester I became a board member for the Penn Association for Gender Equity (PAGE). I’ll go into a little bit about what PAGE is, the important work it does, how it fits into the broader pi...
Olivia | March 2, 2021
Of its many traditions, Penn’s tradition of senior societies is one of the lesser-known ones. As senior year approaches, juniors have the chance to be “tapped” - selected by a current member...
Ria | February 1, 2021
In the past year, I have been lucky enough to intern twice. Over the summer, I worked full-time for a large consumer packaged goods company (CPG), and during the fall semester, I worked part-time ...
Penn Admissions | January 27, 2021
Due to COVID-19 and the ongoing disruptions to standardized testing, Penn is extending our test-optional policy through the 2021-2022 admissions cycle. This change will be in effect immediately fo...