College Essay Prompts for the University of Pennsylvania

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The University of Pennsylvania takes the Common Application, which requires an essay. Click here for the Common Application prompts. Penn also has one supplemental essay:

The Admissions Committee would like to learn why you are a good fit for your undergraduate school choice (College of Arts and Sciences, School of Nursing, The Wharton School, or Penn Engineering). Please tell us about specific academic, service, and/or research opportunities at the University of Pennsylvania that resonate with your background, interests, and goals. (400-650 words)


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