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Penn Admissions Blog

Ria | December 20, 2020
Coming into college, you are faced with a lot of decisions to make. In an entirely new environment, you need to figure out which classes to take, what internships you might want to pursue, what to...
Ria | December 19, 2020
It’s safe to say that a normal college social life is almost impossible under COVID—the core pillars of meeting new people in large numbers are no longer available. However, we have adapted an...
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...