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Olivia | October 2, 2020
This past summer, I interned at Amazon doing software development. I was supposed to be working on an Amazon Alexa team in Boston; unfortunately, with COVID, it got pushed to a remote internship. ...
Miles | October 2, 2020
When Penn closed up shop last semester and made all classes remote, no one was anticipating it – we all got through as best as we could, but there were definitely some hurdles from the suddennes...
Ria | May 8, 2020
One of the hardest parts about the transition to online learning was not being able to see my friends. The people around me are absolutely wonderful, and I normally look forward to seeing them eve...
Olivia | April 24, 2020
I set off to Scotland on January 7 of 2020, ready for nearly five full months of adventure. I had heard amazing things about Edinburgh; though studying in the city where Harry Potter was written d...
Olivia | April 23, 2020
I have been very lucky to be a part of many communities at Penn, but one that has been most influential to my time in college has been the Penn Catholic Newman Center. The Newman Center has provid...
Ria | April 14, 2020
Three of my favorite things about academics at Wharton are that: There are a lot of classes that have travel components to them There are plenty of half credit courses available which run ...