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On the Value of the English (Humanities) Major
Seung-Hyun Chung | December 12, 2017
I’m an English major. I applied to Penn as English and, to my own surprise, will graduate as an English major. I can’t count how many moments during my Penn career that I tried to switch out o...
This is why you should apply to a large research university...
Kelsey Gross | December 11, 2017
Hi everyone! Early Decision results will be coming out soon for those who already applied, which is super exciting! But there are probably many of you who are looking at this blog because ...
On Receiving Early Decision News, Good or Bad
Olivia O'Dwyer | December 8, 2017
Hello, readers! If you’re reading this and you applied Early Decision to Penn, or to any other university – I know exactly how you feel. Even though it was almost exactly a year ago now, I ...
Taking Advantage of Lunch & Learn at Wharton
Antía Vázquez | December 7, 2017
At Wharton, we have the phenomenal opportunity to take our professors to lunch around campus alongside 1 or 2 peers compliment of Wharton Undergraduate Division. As a freshman, I had heard about t...
Tips for Navigating Finals Season
Nina Solis | December 7, 2017
Ah, finals season. The least wonderful time of the year. Left and right young adults can be seen not taking care of themselves, chugging coffee, and deciding that now is the time to start binge wa...
Learning from the Experts
Olivia O'Dwyer | December 6, 2017
After coming back from Thanksgiving break to a week packed with one major assignment and two midterms (yes, midterms still happen two weeks before finals begin), I was ready to relax and take a br...