College-bound teenagers and their parents often can be overwhelmed
by the choices and requirements of college admissions. What courses
are important to take in high school? How significant are extracurricular
activities, essays, test scores, and interviews?
The answers are right here on campus and available to Penn employees
and their families, whether their students plan to apply to Penn
The Undergraduate Admissions Office will host two seminars for
Penn families whose teenagers are beginning the college search
process. One session will be held at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, September
3 in the Ben Franklin Room of Houston Hall; it will be repeated
on Thursday, September 5, also at 5:15 p.m., in the Terrace Room
in Logan Hall.
The sessions will focus on the college selection process for large
and small, public and private colleges. Admissions officers will
discuss what it takes to gain admission to a competitive college,
how to get the most out of a campus visit, and other issues such
as financial aid.
The seminars are free, and the office requests participants to
RSVP to 898-7126, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
--Gwynne Lynch, Regional Director of Admissions
DC, MD, VA, and Chester and Delaware Counties, PA