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Essay Breakdown: University of Pennsylvania

  • How to Write the University of Pennsylvania Essays 2016 – 2017

    Located in the heart of Philadelphia, the University of Pennsylvania is known for offering its students an exemplary academic experience alongside a vibrant social atmosphere. Participation in on-campus organizations or student-run businesses is second nature to most students, and there is no shortage of activities in West Philly. Additionally, both Temple and Drexel University are […]

  • How to Write the UPenn Writing Supplement Essays 2015-2016

    Located in the heart of Philadelphia, the University of Pennsylvania has a vibrant social life and prides itself on its interdisciplinary education. Penn also has many specific programs that have separate essay questions beyond that of the College of Arts and Science. This post will walk you through navigating the basic Penn essay as well […]

  • How to Tackle the University of Pennsylvania Supplement Essays for 2014-15 Part 2

    Note: this blog post has been updated for the 2015-2016 application cycle. To view the most recent version, click here. We hope you found Part 1 of How to Tackle the University of Pennsylvania Essays helpful in determining how to respond to the prompts for the 7 Year Bio-Dental Program, Huntsman Program, and Vagelos Program.  In […]

  • How to Tackle the University of Pennsylvania Supplement Essays for 2014-15 Part 1

    Note: this blog post has been updated for the 2015-2016 application cycle. To view the most recent version, click here. The University of Pennsylvania is one of the most distinctive Ivy League schools. Penn has a vibrant social life and prides itself on its interdisciplinary education. Penn also has many specific programs that have separate essay […]