Why UPenn?

Why UPenn?


I caress the hot mug and take a sip, letting the creamy liquid linger on my tongue. I slowly lower the mug and inhale, allowing the exotic aroma to invade my body. My overstimulated senses beg for more coffee, and intoxicating joy pulses through my veins when I take a second sip. I want to attend a university that makes my brain thirst for information, a school that replicates the heady cocktail of passion and excitement that I experience when I savor my first few drops of coffee. With its uniqueness and flexibility, the University of Pennsylvania can fulfill my wish.

Growing up, I have dabbled in numerous subjects, from forensics and epidemiology to philosophy and psychology. My eclectic interests have resulted in various aspirations, from becoming a Gordon Ramsay-inspired professional chef to a doctor. At some schools, students with diverse interests face disadvantages, but the University of Pennsylvania understands that studying from multiple perspectives enhances success in an ever-changing world. Penn also operates based on "structured choice" which gives me the opportunity to explore my interests. Currently, I plan to study biology at the College of Arts and Sciences, but I will have the opportunity to take classes,...

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