2019-2020 University of Pennsylvania Essay Prompts

Some universities change their admissions essay prompts regularly and some universities rarely do so. The University of Pennsylvania had the same essay prompt for a few years running. That prompt, which applicants were directed to answer in 400-650 words, read: “How will you explore your intellectual and academic interests at … 

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Applying Early to Penn

Thinking about applying Early to Penn or another highly selective college? If you’re not sure whether you want to apply Early Decision to a school with an Early Decision policy, ask yourself if this is the school you most want to attend. If the answer is yes — and you … 

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Penn Admission

We salute Dean Furda at Penn for his efforts to humanize the highly selective college admissions process.

Penn Admissions

Did you recently receive a cryptic but super exciting video from the University of Pennsylvania? On March 4th, students who applied to the University of Pennsylvania and stood out as especially exceptional in the pack of applicants received an email communication from none other than the University of Pennsylvania’s Dean … 

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