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Paying it Forward with Access Engineering
Olivia | February 4, 2019
Before coming to Penn, I had never tried computer science. Though I was applying to the engineering school, I knew very little about the different engineering majors and didn’t know how to find ...
My Experiences in the Penn Band
Miles | January 28, 2019
I knew from the very beginning that I was going to do music at Penn. As fun as singing is for me, I didn’t think I had the chops to join one of the university’s many a capella groups. I consid...
My "Winter” Break in South Africa
Alex | January 22, 2019
This semester – for the first time since I’ve been a Penn student – I happened to be enrolled in 5 classes with take-home papers instead of final examinations. With the prospect of working o...
My Research Experience Abroad
Kaylah | January 8, 2019
The summer before senior year of college is always the time when students scurry to find meaningful internships and jobs that will help to define their post-undergraduate path. In my final summer ...
What’s Your Plan?: How to Navigate Career Questions During the Holidays
Izzy | December 21, 2018
With the holiday season quickly approaching, so too is the season of parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and your nextdoor neighbor asking you The Question. You know what I’m talking ...
What is the CAPS Advisory Board?
Queenie | December 18, 2018
Penn is full of acronyms. The DP. VP. DRL. CAPS. In my post today, we’re going to take a look into that last one. CAPS is the Counseling and Psychological Services at Penn. It is a place whe...