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1:44@mat:What are your tips for getting into penn? What is your favorite thing about Penn?
9:01@mat:How should I build my college list? When should I start?
15:56@Yoinkz:Do you have any recommendations for narrowing down majors? When should I have an idea of what I want to study?
20:24@anonymous:What are somethings we should do and focus on during our junior year?
25:01@MohidBasha:How does applying as a double-major/minor work if they are in different schools (ex. business and school of engineering)?
30:05@MohidBasha:How many targets, reach, and safety colleges do you suggest to have in a college list?
32:00@anonymous:How many extracurriculars should we have completed after our junior year ?
35:30@MohidBasha:What are some tips you have in helping decide what major/career to go in?
35:33@anonymous:How do you find a major, I have no major interests, just want a major that can leave me well off
42:52@anonymous:How do you make yourself stand out on college apps when your stats are there but maybe not your extracurriculars?
47:09@anonymous:How do you do a self driven project when you don't have the means too?
50:31@anonymous:How does college differ from high school? What is the hardest transition? How is the work load? How is the interview process?
59:25@anonymous:Do you think AP classes prepare you for college in terms of workload and rigor?
62:34@kate04:What's one piece of advice you'd give to your junior self?
62:38@kate04:What's one piece of advice you'd give your junior self?
64:23@anonymous:How do you get scholarships, when you don't really stand up for merit, and you are not low income, more middle class, but can't afford it?
68:16@anonymous:When is it too late to switch college majors?
70:11@mat:Where can I look for scholarships?
71:38@anonymous:Are new extracurriculars as seniors considered? What about online clubs? What are other ways we should navigate extracurriculars when we're online due to COVID?
73:52@anonymous:When do you think is best to start focusing on the essays?
77:33@anonymous:What is the scholarship application process? Do you write an essay applying to that scholarship or is there other information to provide them?
78:32@anonymous:what are some things you've done in high school? extracurriculars? classes? SAT or ACT?
80:49@anonymous:Is the leadership in senior year helpful on the application?
81:27@goldenretriever1:Where did transfer from
82:12@MohidBasha:If you apply to a business school, can you still switch majors to a non-business school related major one once your accepted into the college?
83:53@mat:How do I set up my Common App account?
85:02@anonymous:Sorry I missed what extracurriculars you did in the high school! Can you talk it again? Thanks
86:47@anonymous:When you apply to a specific college at your university (like a business school) is all your coursework involved in that certain college or do you take classes at other colleges/schools?