The Dean’s Desk

July 6, 2020

The College Conversation, Book Announcement from Dean Furda

Jacques Steinberg and I are excited to share that the book we co-authored — The College Conversation: A Practical Companion for Parents to Guide Their Children […]
July 1, 2020

Financial Aid Advice: Part II

Read on for a second guest post written by Erick Herrera, Deputy Director of Student Financial Aid at Penn, on navigating the financial aid process in […]
June 30, 2020

Care Counts in Crisis: College Admissions Deans Respond to COVID-19

Dean Furda has joined with admissions leaders at over 315 institutions across the United States to endorse the following statement from the Making Caring Common Project […]
June 5, 2020
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Statement on the Death of George Floyd

President Gutmann reminds us of the many indignities and injustices faced by people of color in her recent statement on the death of George Floyd. Recently, Provost Pritchett […]
May 22, 2020
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Staying in the Game

Penn Admissions recently shared a community message from President Gutmann and senior university leadership about the priorities and principles guiding scenario planning around COVID-19 for the […]
May 20, 2020
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Pathways to Penn

This week, we invite assistant director of admissions Daniel Pérez, MPA, C’16 Fels ’19 to share his experiences as an undergraduate at Penn. As I reflect […]