How Do I Get Into The University of Pennsylvania?

Posted by Shmoop on 4/9/19 12:13 PM

Founded by none other than Benjamin Franklin, the University of Pennsylvania (a.k.a UPenn or Penn) is an Ivy League school with a reputation for serious scholarship.

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If you feel like you can keep up with some of the world's brightest (and you're a Shmoop reader, so the odds are in your favor), then Penn might be the school for you. Getting into this top-dog Ivy, though, is no small feat. You're going to need smarts, writing skills, stellar extracurriculars, great relationships with your teachers, a close personal relationship with Felicity Huffman, and a beautifully designed, informative website that provides life-altering information for potential college applicants (Who? Us? Aww, don't make us blush). 

 

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Topics: College Prep, perfect score, college admissions, ivy league, college application, upenn, pennsylvania

How do I get into Princeton?

Posted by Shmoop on 2/12/19 1:00 PM

Is it your dream to rub shoulders with the snobby-yet-dapper elite of the world after years of studying so hard that your brain has started seeping out of your ears? Then Princeton might be the school for you. Getting into this top-dog Ivy, though, is no small feat. You're going to need smarts, writing skills, stellar extracurriculars, great relationships with your teachers, and more luck than a Leprechaun rubbed down in four-leaf clover oil. But never fear—we're here to walk you through this college's application process.

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Topics: college, College Prep, princeton, ivy league

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