Other changes to the Penn application in recent years include the introduction of the gratitude prompt to the supplemental essays in 2022.
In the memorandum, Williams voiced his concern that allowing legacy admissions at Pennsylvania universities would violate the recent Supreme Court ruling regarding affirmative action.
According to the data, approximately 30% of the Class of 2026 did not submit test scores in 2022.
As the new school year starts, here are five of Penn’s leaders whose names you will hear often.
The Daily Pennsylvanian has gathered a list of five administrators who recently assumed, or will soon be assuming, new roles within the University this fall.
The new prompt, which was introduced on July 31, moves away from the single short-answer response previously used for all four undergraduate schools.
The change in location, announced to student leaders through email, was attributed to ongoing campus construction.
Penn community members share their reactions to the Supreme Court's rejection of affirmative action, and discuss what a Penn without race-conscious admissions might look like.
The Thursday ruling overturns decades of legal precedent, potentially changing Penn's admissions policies in future years.
In addition to hearing the admissions report for the Class of 2027, Board of Trustees approved resolutions to establish a Department of Cinema and Media Studies and a Department of Historic Preservation.
The Daily Pennsylvanian compiled the University's biggest headlines from the last four years — ranging from shifting COVID-19 policies to campus demonstrations.
Relive the Class of 2023's senior year, in which the University witnessed an increase in student activism and Penn Dining received over 100 observations of health code violations across campus.
Relive the Class of 2023's sophomore year, in which the University slowly reopened on-campus housing and Joe Biden won the presidency.
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with five students who were admitted through regular decision about their backgrounds, their academic interests, their motivations for applying to Penn, and what they are looking forward to when they arrive on campus this fall.
Each Quaker Day included a Class of 2027 welcome and opening session, campus tours led by the Kite and Key Society, and academic programming specific to each school and dual-degree program.
Penn received a record of more than 59,000 applications to the Class of 2027 this cycle, over 4,500 more applications than the Class of 2026 and over 3,000 more than the Class of 2025.
The policy's wording was updated on Penn's website during the Class of 2026 admissions cycle last year, the DP found.
Columbia announced that it will no longer require applicants to send standardized testing scores as part of the admissions process.
Pascucci was selected following a national search that began when former Vice Dean and Director of Admissions John McLaughlin departed Penn last November.
The ABA House of Delegates rejected a proposed revision to its accreditation standards that would end the mandatory use of admission tests such as the LSAT.