Penn students speak a language all their own. Before you arrive on campus, check out this helpful list of terms and abbreviations used frequently by Penn students. Impress upperclassmen — and intimidate each other — with your new vocabulary, and enjoy the start of your year!
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An increasing desire among colleges to build a well-rounded class may put Asian-American students at a disadvantage.
On May 1, 66 percent of students accepted to the Class of 2019 committed to attend Penn. Last year, the yield rate for the Class of 2018 was also 66 percent.
As graduation inches closer for the Class of 2015, some Penn seniors are planning to immediately pursue an advanced degree. But this number is small relative to peer schools.
Not only does social media have the potential to distract today’s generation of college applicants — it also has the power to get them in serious trouble during the admissions process, a college admissions consultant said.
As Penn has transformed through the last few decades, so has its admissions process. Alumnae from the classes of 1975, 1985 and 1995 shared their application stories, and revealed how much things have changed.
With just one day left for students to complete the campus climate survey on sexual assault and sexual misconduct, the response rate is disappointingly low in the eyes of the administration.
At Penn, waitlisting is a courtesy, not a reason for hope.
With the spring semester drawing to a close, incoming members of the Class of 2019 will soon be joining the Penn community. The Daily Pennsylvanian checked in with three of Penn's newest Quakers to find out what drew them to Penn and what they hope to experience when they arrive on campus.
As hundreds of prospective Penn students flood campus for Quaker Days, current students are gearing up for the wildest weekend of the year.
Although a string of Greek life scandals have proliferated in the national media, Penn continues to give fraternities and sororities a positive spin to prospective students.
In yet another set of rankings, some of Penn's graduate schools have slipped — but the Penn community believes that there is more to a good graduate program than a number.
While early decision offers a generous admissions boost at Penn, the financial commitment it involves may turn away some top applicants.
Penn’s acceptance rate fell below 10 percent for the second year in a row.
Although future Penn students are only a day away from viewing their regular decision results, the Admissions Office has been busy accommodating the enormous volume of FERPA requests submitted by current students.
Next Tuesday, thousands of hopeful applicants will learn whether or not they have been accepted to Penn.
On Feb. 1, Penn officially implemented a new set of policies regarding sexual assault. The changes led a group of Penn Law School professors to write an open letter of criticism and continue to bring mixed reactions among Penn faculty and students.
Dean of Admissions Eric Furda, previously one of Penn’s most distinguished alumni, is not who the University thinks he is.
In college admissions, connections mean a lot.
Without the option of merit-based scholarships, Penn cannot lure outstanding athletes or writing prodigies with money — but recruited students do find value in community.