University of Pennsylvania
The University of Pennsylvania is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with 10,000 undergraduate and 11,000 graduate students. It’s a private university and is one of the eight Ivy League universities. Philadelphia is a busy city with tons of places to go. Whether it be a good restaurant, or a venue to watch live music, you’ll find it all in this city. Plus, everything is right near campus so students don’t have to venture far for something fun to do when wanting to get off campus.
Famous "Quaker" alumni include Elon Musk - engineer/CEO of SpaceX, Ivanka Trump - businesswoman, John Legend - singer, Tory Burch - fashion designer/CEO of Tory Burch, Dick Wolf - television producer (Law & Order), Vanessa Bayer - actress (SNL), Hoodie Allen - rapper, and Jennifer Egan - novelist.
Danny just finished his Freshman year at University of Pennsylvania. One quirky fact about Danny..."I play on the Penn Ultimate Team."
Fun fact about University of Pennsylvania: Ben Franklin founded the school.
Where to Grab a Coffee or Tea: HubBub Coffee or any corner Starbucks.
Finger licking good BBQ spot: Baby Blues BBQ.
Vegetarian hot spot: Magic Carpet Food or Beefsteak (not kidding).
Where you would love your parents to take you for Parents weekend: White Dog.
Things to do:
Where to go for Yoga, Exercise Classes, or the Gym: Pottruck Gym.
Best Dive Bar: Smokey Joe's.
Neighborhood Bookstore: Penn Bookstore.
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang? Campus Green.
Where to Stay:The Inn at Penn.
All photos courtesy of the University of Pennsylvania.