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Penn Admissions Blog

Olivia | December 5, 2019
I am a computer science student, but I have always loved the humanities, particularly art and literature. I knew coming into Penn that I wouldn’t just be taking engineering classes – I wanted ...
Miles | December 2, 2019
“Take a graduate-level course freshman year? There’s no way I can do that!” That was my response when my academic advisor, well aware of my obsession with public transportation, tried to con...
Sophie | November 30, 2019
No one high school senior’s college process is the same as the next. Regardless of outcomes and final school placements, everyone arrives at their final destination in their own unique way. When...
Ria | November 25, 2019
Finals can be a scary time. There are a lot of assignments due at once, all of which are really important. Everyone is desperately trying to bump their grades up, and it is cold and windy outside....
Miles | November 21, 2019
For someone who loves public transportation, a job with Boston’s transit system is basically a dream come true. For the past two summers, I’ve had the privilege of working as an intern at the ...
Olivia | November 14, 2019
Some of my favorite experiences as an undergraduate have been my summer internship experiences. While my classes are a great way to learn important academic material, my internships have taught me...