UPenn Essay

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


Wandering my way through Woodland Walk, I not only found a home at the University of Pennsylvania, but also found clarity within the path I will be striving for in the next four years and beyond. Having dealt with my father passing away at 13, this experience has led me into the pathway of medicine. After being afforded the opportunity the opportunity to volunteer at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, I was assured that this place was the only university that would let me feel as though I am worth every possible fiber in my body, no matter where I come from, or what struggles I have dealt with.

The College of Arts and Sciences will be the starting place in my journey to becoming the doctor I have strived to be. With an intended major of Biological Basis of Behavior, I plan to use this path to create a gateway of options into a the biological world of how we as humans work and connect, to eventually find that connection within medicine. The human connection is what our lives fundamentally revolve around, and as a future doctor, having the ability to understand and connect with this type of human interaction will be detrimental in my success with my patients, specifically children. After meeting with Professor Fevzi...

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