Join us for an insightful evening about the college admissions process and what Ivy League universities are looking for in their incoming classes. High school students, parents and educators are invited to attend and learn more about the discovery, applications, evaluation, and enrollment processes. Don’t miss out of this opportunity to get all of your college admissions questions answered!


Eric J. Furda, a 1987 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, has served as Penn’s Dean of Admissions since 2008.

Dean Furda has served as a higher education administrator for nearly three decades with 25 years of experience in admissions, including the position of Executive Director of Admissions at Columbia University in the City of New York from 1995 until 2004. He was appointed as the inaugural Vice President for Alumni Relations at Columbia University, a position he held from 2004-2008.

Dean Furda earned a Master’s degree from Teachers College Columbia University.

Trey Popp is senior editor at the Pennsylvania Gazette, the University’s alumni magazine, which he joined in 2007. His work has also appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Philadelphia magazine, Outside, Discover, and other publications. He lives in West Philadelphia with his wife and two sons, whose perennial attendance of Penn summer sports camps has stoked an uncommon ardor for campus cafeteria fare.
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