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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for University of Pennsylvania
  • Category: Am enjoying being here
  • Review by: Katherine from Murrieta, CA
  • 80 out of 85 people found this review helpful

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  • anonymous, santa monica, ca
  • Jun-15-2016 I am a past student here

    an academically rigorous, competitive ivy league school filled with rich traditions. beautiful historic yet urban campus in west philadelphia that houses undergraduate and graduate students. has amazing academic and administrative support - you are really cared for as a student there and become part of a legacy. i had an amazingly challenging and rich experience at penn - i grew a ton intellectually, emotionally and spiritually.

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  • rachel from kansas city, ks
  • Apr-22-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    upenn is a beautiful campus tucked away in philadelphia. when i visited the students were all kind and welcoming. definitely a place you could feel at home at

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  • Mbolle from Feasterville Trevose, PA
  • Mar-18-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    It's in a perfect location even though it's kind of in the city. You can't even ell you're in a city and this helps because you don't get sucked into the city life of Phily. The campus is so historic and beautiful.

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  • Sabrina from Chicago, IL
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    Penn has a lot of opportunities academically and socially which I absolutely love. As most colleges are, you get a mix of both good and bad teachers based on how you learn best, but there are always tutors, friends, TAs, and office hours there to help. I have always been a pretty average student, and I don't find the classes to be too difficult, so don't worry about it!

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  • Jonathan
  • Oct-03-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I visited here this summer, and it's a beautiful campus. The students are very friendly and passionate about their interests.

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  • Kaylee from Hunlock Creek, PA
  • Jun-17-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The campus is absolutely beautiful! I've seen bits and pieces of the area, and for someone from the middle of nowhere, UPenn was nothing like I expected. Very pleased with what I saw, and hopefully I'll end up at this beautiful university.

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  • Ami from Philadelphia, PA
  • Jan-07-2015 I am a current student here

    I rate UPenn at a 10 out of 10, I love my school and everything about it. I think what really makes us great is the oppurtunity to have a well rounded education so critical thinking is put at the center of all classes. In addition it is a beautiful campus with much history.

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  • Mavi
  • Dec-22-2014 I am a current student here

    All students have high academic standards. Everyone tries to think 5 years ahead and gets involved in everything freshman fall. If you want a life without a moment to catch your breath, Penn is the right place for you.

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  • Jenna
  • Sep-29-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    UPenn has a beautiful campus, in the city. It has many attractive features such as a flexible curriculum and key connections in many fields. The students seem involved and not as cutthroat as other Ivy League students.

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