The Dean’s Desk

September 23, 2016

No Thanks Dad, I’m OK

The seasonal transitions that come with the of end of summer and back to school are upon us. Some may lament that the summer ‘went too […]
June 28, 2016

Writing Supplement 2016-17

Congratulations on the successful completion of another school year. After working so hard, you deserve a restful summer break! We know you are balancing multiple priorities […]
March 31, 2016

Hurrah, Hurrah

Congratulations to all high school seniors on your college acceptances. You should all feel a great sense of pride and accomplishment. To our newest Quakers: Penn […]
March 30, 2016

Before Decision Release

We are near the end of the 2015-16 admissions cycle. Penn received a record breaking number of applications – nearly thirty-nine thousand. In this increasingly competitive […]
March 4, 2016

Campus Dialogue

On a recent Sunday afternoon I was sitting on one of two buses coming back from the University of Pennsylvania’s Posse-Plus Retreat (PPR) with a group […]
February 22, 2016

Urban Honors

Philadelphia continues to inspire locals and visitors alike. Lonely Planet just ranked Philly at the top of US travel destinations in 2016. This follows recent accolades. […]