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@ashllama
10 days ago
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Does Penn compare students from the same school?

This actually might be a more general question for all Ivies/T10s, but at my school at least half the grade will probably apply to UPenn due to our location and because a few get in every year. (You c...

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@harsh.m
11 days ago
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How will my chances get affected if I apply to (1) M&T and (2) Wharton both ED as an international student from India

I understand that Upenn is need aware, but after consulting with my parents we've concluded that we can pay 40-45k USD max. (taking 83k as COA), how badly will this affect my chances in context with m...

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@pineapple001
12 days ago
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What's unique about UPenn, compared to other top schools?

UPenn has always been my dream school, and I'm considering ED there. Before I commit to that, I want to know what really stands out about UPenn, other than its name. Thank you!

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@MayaJ66
13 days ago
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UPENN essay error

Hi. I applied to the Weitzman School of Design at Upenn for the fall of 2021. I looked over my essay today just to look over what I wrote. Then I realized I made two writing errors on one of my essays...

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@danielthk
19 days ago
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How would you describe the aerospace engineering curriculum at UPenn?

Coursework intensity, networking, opportunities (internships, job offers, etc), atmosphere, etc.

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@Simran
22 days ago
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Business Majors

If any, what are Business majors like at UPenn?

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@sam1223
22 days ago
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UPenn College of the Arts & Sciences?

Is going to the UPenn College of the Arts & Sciences worth it for undergrad? The majors I'm looking at are environmental science, social sciences, arts (studio art/painting), and English (basically an...

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@IrrationalBattery
24 days ago
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Computer Science A level subject requirements

Hey,

I am currently residing in Singapore and am doing my A-levels. I wish to apply to undergraduate computer science course but am not able to locate the subject and grade requirements for my particu...

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@jane.72
25 days ago
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What kind of extracurricular activities does wharton look for?

I'm a current junior who is considering applying ED to Upenn Wharton but I'm not sure if my ecs are strong enough.

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@leilajones
about 1 month ago
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Dorm Sizes

Hi! I was just wondering what is the typical size of the dorms? How many people do you think live on campus? Did you live on campus? Did you like it?

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@Krushali
about 1 month ago
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How is the diversity there for international students?

I am from india and I really wish to fit in America

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@sheri
about 1 month ago
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What is the process for international students who are studying British A levels?

I am an international student studying the British A levels, My school doesn't use the GPA system so how should i report my grades on the application and how will my application be compared with the o...

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@LUCIA
about 1 month ago
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Admissions advice

Any advice for the best possible chance for getting into Upenn? What kind of people do they look for? And what kind of person should not attend this school? Also, any advice on ECs are welcome.

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@jack_cristofano
about 1 month ago
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Should I Submit my Test Scores?

Hello, I am a junior and I recently just took my first ACT given by my school. However, I do not think I scored very well (probably not even a 30) as I have only been preparing for the SAT. Unfortunat...

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@CAsunset
about 1 month ago
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What's one cool thing about Penn that you learned while researching?

I'm interested to see what everyone here thinks is cool about Penn! Could be kinda random or something important.

For me, it's that John Legend is an alumni. He graduated in 1999. I'm a huge fan. ...

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@MayaJ66
about 1 month ago
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Weitzman

What is the undergraduate academic experience like at the Weitzman School of Design?

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@BellePepper
about 1 month ago
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What is the food like at Penn dining halls?

I'm really curious

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@ShawLowery16
about 1 month ago
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Do you know the ranking of the medical school or how well their pre-med program is ?

9th going on 10th.

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@this-is-a-username
about 2 months ago
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Are there kitchens/fridges in dorm common areas?

I really enjoy cooking (it helps me destress) and this is something I wonder about dorm life at Upenn...

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@wallflower
about 2 months ago
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Does the workload ever affect your personal life?

I'm worried that the workload at a UPenn might be so overwhelming that I wouldn't have time for things I enjoy outside of school. I want to prioritize self-care and personal relationships, while also ...

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