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ED Press Release

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Philadelphia, PA – The University of Pennsylvania has admitted 1,354 students to the Class of 2021 through the first-choice Early Decision program. Penn’s admitted Early Decision cohort was selected from a pool of 6,147 applications, the largest in the University’s history and a seven percent increase over the prior year. Early Decision applicants commit to [...]

4 C’s

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After looking within yourself, consider the 4 most important characteristics that you want out of your college experience. Then assess colleges with these preferences in mind and through a framework I refer to as the 4 C’s. Culture: What is the history and mission of the institution. How is the mission relevant today? Curriculum: More than [...]

5 I’s

Posted on by Dean Furda
 When looking at colleges, I always ask students to first look within yourself, a self assessment that I call the 5 I’s: Identity: How do you see yourself and how do others see you? Intellect: How do you think and approach the acquisition of knowledge? Ideas: What do you think and why? Interests: What do [...]

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refers to the always legendary and occasionally dreaded essay which was once a mainstay of the University of Pennsylvania application. The question read as follows: “You have just finished your three hundred page autobiography. Please submit page 217.”

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