Why do you want to go to UPenn?

The best reason to attend UPenn is it offers some of the best education that money (and you may need a lot of it) can buy. Certain programs (such as the Wharton School, and some engineering areas) are arguably the single best in the country.

What is UPenn looking for?

We look for students who aspire to develop and refine their talents and abilities within Penn’s liberal arts-based, practical, and interdisciplinary learning environment. To best understand prospective students’ paths through Penn, we approach applications with a well-rounded whole person review and with great care.

What should I wear to a Upenn interview?

Generally, appropriate dress would be clothing that interviewers/applicants would wear to school, to work, or to a nice restaurant.

Does Upenn give interviews to everyone?

Typically, more than 90% of applicants are offered an interview, depending on volunteer availability. Our interviewers aren’t admissions officers, but they are excited to learn more about you and to share their Penn experiences. All interviews will be offered virtually for the 2020-2021 application process.

How does UPenn review applications?

Penn Admissions department uses a team-based approach to review applications. Under Penn’s new regimen, admissions officers split into teams of two and read one application at the same time in the office. Then they discuss the application together and come to a consensus before passing it along.

How can I get accepted into Harvard?

The average GPA at Harvard is 4.18. With a GPA of 4.18, Harvard requires you to be at the top of your class. You’ll need nearly straight A’s in all your classes to compete with other applicants. Furthermore, you should be taking hard classes – AP or IB courses – to show that college-level academics is a breeze.