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Insight into my Engineering Class: Playing with wooden blocks and bouncy balls
Olivia | August 24, 2017
When I imagined college lectures, I thought of huge auditoriums, blackboards, and a single professor lecturing in front of the class as students scramble to take notes. While this is similar to...
Moving out of the Quad
Anova | August 24, 2017
Upperclassmen told me it might happen, but I was sure the same wouldn’t happen to me. I don’t know if there’s a term to describe it, but to me it’s a kind of homesickness. For around 1500 ...
What is Independent Study?
Nina | August 23, 2017
One of the benefits of being a senior is the freedom that comes along with choosing classes. For the most part, you’re done with the most time-consuming courses, workload is lighter, and you hav...
Rant for Growing Souls: Introduction
Seung-Hyun | August 19, 2017
When I first came to Penn, my name was not Seung-Hyun. Like many immigrants in this country, I took on another name that was much more pronounceable and more “palatable” to the ears....
You, Me, and What This Blog Will Be!
Zach | August 19, 2017
Hello and welcome to the blog! I am so excited to be able to give you a glimpse into my life at Penn through this blog! I hail from Washington, DC, but grew up in a small city in Southwestern V...
Meeting Anova
Anova | August 19, 2017
Hopefully, some of you will one day think that my pieces in some way resonate with your life or provide useful advice. I personally signed up to be an Admissions’ blog writer to give people an h...