|Students who got into UPENN say:|
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I did my studio art at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA) and came to UPENN through the LPS program, mostly evening courses. Its a great dual enrollment program offering the best of studio guidance at PAFA and the best of fine arts Classwork at UPENN. If you want the best fine arts education this is it. Better than RISD/Brown dual enrollment and better than MICA's program in my opinion.
| Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc|
| May 14 2012 | There's no formula really. Just excel in every aspect of the application process. The students here are pretty diverse so it's fair game (in the sense of what you have to offer personally) for everyone really
I applied early decision and did a lot of work in high school to give my application and resume some substance. I was top of my class and participated and held leadership positions in a bunch of clubs and varsity sports. I played up my sense of humor in my essays which I'm sure couldn't have hurt. I'd recommend making your application stand out and if you're set on Penn like I was, go early decision.
| Engineering Department|| Dec 24 2010 | Study hard! Valedictorians are heavily recruited at Penn!