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      Selecting the Class

      Today, I’m sharing my Huffington Post article on selecting the class of 2019. Initially written for Penn Admissions staff, this message is important for our regular decision applicants and their families as well as prospective students— We are heading into an intense and rewarding few weeks selecting the class of

    • Shaping a Class

      Last week students admitted Early Decision to Penn’s class of 2019 visited campus for ConnectED Quaker Day. The energy in Irvine Auditorium with over 800 students and parents for the morning welcome was especially high, particularly on a day that was so chilly. I enjoyed giving a few shout outs

    • Applications are in

      January is here. In a recent Huffington Post blog post, “Flip the List,” I wrote about what the winter holds for high school juniors and seniors. In College Hall, the next few months will focus on the regular decision review process. Our office is excited about completing this important work.


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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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