Engineering and Wharton sophomore Mason Mings is currently with his family at his hometown of Houston, Texas, where he is receiving inpatient rehabilitation.
Even after international students secure a sponsor for the H-1B visa, they still have to enter a lottery system for the visa which is known for having a low acceptance rate. In 2016, only 85,000 visas were granted out of 236,000 applications.
College junior and founder of the Collective Success realized last fall that first generation low income students often do not have the “social capital” that enables more privileged students to advance in their professional careers.
On May 15, 2017, seniors, faculty, administrators, family, and friends gathered in Franklin Field to celebrate the graduation of Penn's class of 2017. This was Penn's 261st Commencement. // Carson Kahoe | Senior Photographer