7500 or 6 to 7

How will you explore your intellectual and academic interests at the University of Pennsylvania? Please answer this question given the specific undergraduate school to which you are applying (College of Arts and Sciences, School of Nursing, The Wharton School, or Penn Engineering).


6, 7, and 7500: Behold the three numbers that will define my academics at the University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences! I explore what I love to learn no only through the classes on path to a major, but also through the innumerable opportunities presented by research, internships, and friends I will make in Philly and abroad.

6: Penn’s Six Foundational Approaches will ensure I blossom in any academic endeavor I undertake. I have a heart for exploring, especially in the realm of learning and new experiences. This heart for adventure inspires me to explore the world of animals and their biological roles and functions. Boasting a basement “laboratory” of six enclosures housing various reptilian and aquatic fauna, exotic animals have a special place in my passion and inspire me to follow the career path of veterinary. Still my love of art and science does not discriminate: I love the complexities of biology, the magical certainty of chemistry, and even the interpretive science that makes music sound splendid. With so many paths to ecstatically follow, I plan to embrace the College’s Six Approaches to prosper on any path I trek.

7: Using Penn’s Seven Sectors of Knowledge, I will continue challenging myself in topics...

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