For College freshman Xin Wan, a $50,000-plus tuition isn’t cheap change, but he believes a Penn degree is worth the money.
Wan, who is from China, is one of many international students who choose not to apply for financial aid in order to avoid hurting their chances of gaining admission to Penn.
For students like Wan, the decision of whether or not to apply for aid is one that is not taken lightly.
Because of Penn’s policies - which do not evaluate foreign applicants on a need-blind basis - international students are sometimes hurt in the admissions process if they choose to go through with an aid application, Dean of Admissions Eric Furda said.
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