There are approximately 150 guides currently in the Kite and Key Society, each of whom are expected to lead one campus tour a week.
Penn announced it would give students living in North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, and the Florida panhandle an extension until Nov. 12 to send in their ED applications, as well as waive the $75 application fee.
Penn Athletics is currently in the "final stages" of an internal investigation conducted by a hired outside legal counsel.
The LSAT transition to digital testing will begin in July 2019. The only change is that students will now be using a Samsung tablet and stylus, rather than traditional pen and paper, to take the exam.
Now in its fifth year, PEEP welcomed 113 high school seniors from 32 states to campus for three days.
The University dropped two ranks from last year, now placing behind Princeton University.
Furda said the lack of available data may add to the stress surrounding the already existing mystique surrounding college admissions.
Penn saw a 6 percent increase in the number of international applicants during the 2017-18 admissions cycle.
The Justice Department supported the students Thursday, arguing that Harvard has failed to prove it does not unlawfully discriminate against Asian Americans in its admissions process.
For the 2017-2018 school year, Penn had a transfer acceptance rate of 8.14 percent and took in 221 out of the 2,715 students who applied. These numbers are second only to Cornell University.
While some universities — most liberal arts colleges — across the country have done so since the 1950s, the University of Chicago is the first top-10 research university in the United States to adopt a test-optional admissions policy, according to the Washington Post.
In an emailed statement, Penn Law announced the launch of a pilot program that aimed to strengthen the school’s “cross-disciplinary curriculum” by accepting two examinations that are mainly taken by business students.
Over the two-day period, students are introduced to the various academic, social, cultural, residential, and extracurricular opportunities that the University has to offer.
The Scholastic Awards recognized Lubwama as a 2017 Northeast National Student Poet last year, after undergoing a rigorous selection process.
An unspecified number of colleges received letters on April 5 and 6 informing them of the investigation and instructing them to maintain certain relevant documents. Penn was not one of those schools.
Quaker Days – set to take place this Wednesday and Thursday – serve as an opportunity for students admitted to Penn to spend some time on campus, where they attend special events and visit classes.
Of the 280,000 applicants to the Ivy League in 2017, fewer than five were accepted to all eight colleges.
There was a 6 percent increase in the number of admitted international students, who are from 104 different countries, and one in every seven admitted students is the first in their families to attend college.
Two days after the scandal was revealed, students began petitioning administrators for the university president's resignation letter and the disarmament of campus police.
The drop from last year's acceptance rate — which broke previous record-low of 9.15 percent for the Class of 2021 — is also the most drastic decrease in recent years