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.
The University of Pennsylvania has many amazing features that I can not wait to explore next
fall, but personally, the most appealing aspect is the astonishing culture that UPenn students and faculties
have carried on for more than 270 years. This astonishing culture and student life are what makes UPenn
a school with world-class education, hands-on clinical practices, community involvement, cultural
awareness, and its diversity. These features are why UPenn is my ideal college and my number one
At UPenn, I plan to pursue a Bachelor of Science in nursing and a minor in health
communications. My goal at UPenn is to pursue a career in the medical field as a nurse, in order to return
to my community and teach people about maintaining proper health.
From hands-on clinical practices with state-of-the-art simulation labs unlike no other to student
abroad programs like The Oxford Brookes University program that allows for me to create my own path
as a nurse, Penn Nursing offers the most elite undergraduate nursing program in the nation and is the
perfect place to study Nursing. Through my four years in high school, I completed over 600 hours of
community services and it is my goal to immerse myself in the Philadelphia community as well, the
Academically Based Community Service courses will allow for me to get involved in my community and
open my eyes up to real-world problems around me.
My interest in nursing started in 9th grade when I attended a leadership conference for future
nurses. Afterward, I interned at several hospitals and nursing homes, shadowing several nurses over the
years. At UPenn, I plan on taking NURS 101 to learn about the four core themes of nursing: engagement,
inquiry, judgment, and voice; NURS 163 and NURS 061, which focuses on important information like
measurements, atomic structure, bondings...