Category: PMTPG: Universities Edition

Please Mind the Platform Gap (Universities Edition): University of Pennsylvania

By Angus Yip (18A01A)

Already a J2 thinking about which university to apply to? Raffles Press brings you our Please Mind the Platform Gap (Universities Edition), a series of articles dedicated to providing information on Rafflesian alumni’s experiences at their respective universities.

Founded in 1740, the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. As an Ivy League university, UPenn is well-known worldwide for its rigorous curriculum as well as its vibrant student life. The university is comprised of 4 schools at the undergraduate level: the School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, the School of Nursing, and the Wharton School.

In this article, Raffles Press interviews Tao Minghui from RI’s batch of 2016. She is currently a freshman at UPenn.

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Please Mind the Platform Gap (Universities Edition): Yale-NUS College (Part 2)

By Chung Sohyun (18A13A)

Thinking about which university to apply to, or already a J2 beginning your early admission applications? Raffles Press brings you our Please Mind the Platform Gap (Universities Edition), a series of articles dedicated to providing information on Rafflesian alumni’s experiences at their respective universities.

For our previous feature on Yale-NUS College, click here.

Founded relatively recently in 2011, Yale-NUS is a liberal arts college which aims to provide a a comprehensive multidisciplinary exposure to its students. It offers a diverse range of courses from the humanities to natural sciences. Indeed, Yale-NUS is a choice to consider not just for those who prefer to study locally, but also for all who wish to immerse themselves in a vibrant environment filled with a thriving school population and dedicated faculty.

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Please Mind the Platform Gap (Universities Edition): New York University

By Angus Yip (18A01A)
Photographs courtesy of Isabelle Tay

Thinking about which university to apply to, or already a J2 beginning your early admission applications? Raffles Press brings you our Please Mind the Platform Gap (Universities Edition), a series of articles dedicated to providing information on Rafflesian alumni’s experiences at their respective universities.

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Please Mind the Platform Gap (Universities Edition): Washington University in St. Louis

By Ashley Tan (18A13A)
Photographs courtesy of interviewee Cai Minglu

Thinking about which university to apply to, or already a J2 beginning your early admission applications? Raffles Press brings you our Please Mind the Platform Gap (Universities Edition), a series of articles dedicated to providing information on Rafflesian alumni’s experiences at their respective universities.

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Please Mind the Platform Gap (Universities Edition): Swarthmore College

By Grace Lau (18S03I)

Thinking about which university to apply to, or already a J2 beginning your early admission applications? Raffles Press brings you our Please Mind the Platform Gap (Universities Edition), a series of articles dedicated to providing information on Rafflesian alumni’s experiences at their respective universities.

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