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political and social advocacy
International Affairs Association
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Political Science Department
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Learn more about the Political Science Department here.

Reach-A-Peer Helpline
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Learn more about the Reach-A-Peer Helpline here.

Extracurricular Activities
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Academics are an important part of your application, but we also want to know what you’re like outside the classroom. The Activities section of your application offers our Admissions Committee a glimpse into what excites you, what you’re passionate about, what responsibilities you have at home, and some of the ways you’re contributing to your community.

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Specialized Degree Programs
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Explore the Coordinated Dual-Degree, Accelerated, and Specialized Programs at Penn.

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Civic House
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Penn’s hub for civic engagement, Civic House is home to approximately 50 student-run community service and advocacy groups.

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Penn Consumer Assistance Support and Education (CASE)
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Penn CASE is an award-winning community service student organization at the University of Pennsylvania that provides Consumer Assistance, Support & Education to Philadelphia residents and Penn students. Through communication, community outreach, and campus initiatives Penn CASE has helped over 5,000 Philadelphia residents.

Learn more about Penn CASE.

Student Activities
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Live your passions at Penn—and find others who share them. Penn is home to over 450 student groups that cover everything from academics, the arts, community service, cultural groups, political groups, and recreational organizations. Can't find exactly what you want? Starting a club and creating a community is easy and accessible.

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