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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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20 days ago
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Standardised Testing Policy @UPenn

For Fall 2022, does UPenn plan to retain the test-optional status ?

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a month ago
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Hardest Major

What is the hardest major to get into? (Which major has the least acceptance rate?)

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a month ago
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How much will my school help?

I have a 3.91 at an elite prep school, but college vine doesn't take into account my school's rigor. Is UPenn still viable for me?

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2 months ago
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Wharton Still Viable With a B?

I'm in 9th grade and am aiming for UPenn; specifically, Wharton school. I got a B in my computer science class in 1st semester however, so I'm pretty worried about how it's going go down with the adm...

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What does Wharton look for in applicants? Do you need business-specific ECs?

I have a few school club leadership/EC accomplishments/ECs related to business, but most of the school clubs in my school are inactive or not 'officially' organized so it's very hard to start or join ...

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2 months 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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2 months 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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2 months 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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2 months 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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3 months 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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Business Majors

If any, what are Business majors like at UPenn?

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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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3 months 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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3 months 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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3 months 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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How is the diversity there for international students?

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

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3 months 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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3 months 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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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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3 months ago
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Weitzman

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

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