The Dean’s Desk

April 11, 2018

Don’t Fumble on the One Yard-Line

This is an undeniably exciting time of the year for high school seniors. For students, you are rounding out the remainder of your high school career, […]
March 28, 2018

Regular Decision Insights

This is an exciting time of year for those of us who work with college-bound students. When Penn’s Regular Decision notifications are released tonight at 7:00 […]
February 28, 2018

The Processes Within ‘The Process’

One of the most exhilarating features of college admissions work – on both the college side and the high school side – is that any given […]
January 25, 2018

Exploring Your Options

The month of January is an exciting time for high school students and their parents and college counselors who support them. Seniors have mostly completed the […]
December 13, 2017

Insights on Early Decision and Broader Application Trends

Upon the release of our Early Decision notifications tonight at 7 PM Eastern Time, I’d like to reflect on the nature of the Early Decision pool […]
November 17, 2017

What If I Don’t Get in Early (Decision or Action)?

At this time of year, my staff and I are immersed in our evaluation of over 6,700 Early Decision applications we received for the class of […]