Among the Ivy League universities, Columbia University and Penn were the only schools without any Rhodes Scholarship recipients.
Furthermore, as college students, we’re consumers of a product. Penn’s tuition is $47,668 a year. If the average student takes five courses a semester, that’s $4,766.80 per class. We wouldn’t buy a $4,000 dress without trying it on, and we shouldn’t have to register for courses without testing them out.
College application does not end with clicking the submit button on the Common App. Alumni interview is another procedure most Penn applicants go through.
“Students are pretty nervous about the interviews,” Laurie Weingarten, a Penn alumna and director of One-Stop College Counseling said.