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Mindful Waiting
Queenie | December 11, 2018
I’m a fairly impatient person. My impatience stems from the easy instant gratification I can get from Facebook and Instagram likes and Amazon Prime’s two-day shipping. But for some things, I j...
What To Do When You Feel Like You Don’t Belong
Izzy | December 7, 2018
As I write this, a girl sits five feet away from me on a phone interview. She talks in short, commanding sentences. Occasionally, she gets up from her seat and paces around. She looks like a chara...
Escaping the Penn Bubble
Miles | December 5, 2018
Hi, I’m Miles! I’m a freshman in the College studying Urban Studies, and I’m obsessed with public transportation. As a secondary goal to actual, you know, academics, I want to ride every mil...
The Joy of Time Management
Ria | December 4, 2018
Time management in high school is incredibly important, but for most people, is limited in scope. By the time you get home from school and extracurricular activities there’s only a four hour win...
Going Beyond the Grades
Olivia | November 27, 2018
Before I became a CIS (Computer Science) major, I’d heard about the infamous CIS 160 class, widely known for causing hundreds of Penn students to pull all nighters each week every semester. CIS ...
My Nursing Experience
Sophie | November 20, 2018
There is no doubt that the School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania presents its undergraduate students with a prestigious degree program. Just by looking on the school’s website, scr...