If I’ve learned anything from my peers, it’s that the goal of your four years should not be to seek out the best things about Penn but rather to find the things that you think need changing.
For the sake of our sanity, we must realize that it’s not necessary to overexert ourselves for resume-building activities we don’t actually care that much about.
I sometimes forget how wonderful inefficiency is, in a fast-paced environment like Penn’s.
Should Penn admissions change its policies regarding legacy students? If so, what should it do?
You become “well-rounded” by simply existing at Penn, and by not letting your extracurriculars define that existence for you.
An open-source system is evidently imperative to the success of any institution, especially one with students as motivated and creative as those at Penn.
There are two distinct worlds separating Penn and the local communities that are on the outskirts.
Instead of visiting schools, high schoolers should focus on what they truly want in their college experience.
In my family, following our dreams isn’t just a cliched motto. It’s a religious truth, a way of life.
Cultural criticism is most valid when it comes from a place of deep, albeit complicated, love for that culture.
If we demanded that governmental attention be paid to small actions by businesses, we may just end up with a little less wastage and a little cleaner land.
Simply existing as a minority at an Ivy League Institution such as Penn is a revolutionary act in itself.
Although unconventional, it may pay to pursue a career path that aligns most with one’s passions.
We must change the over zealous culture that has come to dominate college campuses by being more accepting of opposing ideas and hiring more conservative faculty.
As I near the end of my Penn education, I can’t help but begin to reflect on my time here and the effects it has had on me as a person and a student.
The search for “home” and the need to belong often nags at the back of our heads and tugs at our hearts as we navigate our way through Penn.
After the recent events in Charlottesville, Va., the status of Confederate statues all across the country has come into question.
There is strong evidence of racial discrimination against Asian Americans when it comes to the college admissions process.
My friend recently interviewed Bing Chen, an extremely successful 2009 College graduate and a person I look up to as almost a role model.
Nearly all the town's buildings had been razed for scrap wood, and those that remained standing had either caved-in, or seemed to be held up by the dead trees rising besides them.