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Penn Students Party Hard — At Least According To Playboy

It’s the first time an Ivy League school has ever made the magazine’s list, let alone snagged the top spot.

09/15/2014

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College Campus Of The Future Focuses On Technology And Flexibility

Think of a college campus – classrooms, libraries, faculty offices. No more! A college of the future being built now in New York is intended to change with the technological times.

08/26/2014

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Students’ Legal Obligation To A College Acceptance

We know that colleges have the upper hand when choosing to accept students. But what legal obligation does a student have to a college once he accepts an offer?

05/14/2014

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9 Pa. Colleges Target Of Gender Complaint

A women’s legal organization has filed discrimination complaints against nine universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

04/17/2014

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Moravian College Announces New Dog-friendly Policy

While students are still not permitted to bring their own dogs (with the exception of service animals), many are probably looking forward to seeing some furry and friendly — albeit slobbery — faces around campus.

02/28/2014

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Bryn Mawr College Names New President

Kimberly Wright Cassidy becomes the suburban Philadelphia college’s ninth president, effective immediately.

02/12/2014

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Pa. Universities Say New Weapons Policy Needs Work

A proposed policy to allow weapons in limited areas of the 14-campus Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education needs more work and won’t go before the system’s board later this month, officials said Thursday.

01/10/2014

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Are Students Finishing College?

There are many reasons why students stop, drop out and transfer, it’s important to consider data when selecting a school.

01/08/2014

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Tailoring Your College Application

For those applying for admission to college, it’s important to keep in mind what the people at the other end of the process consider when they review applications.

12/18/2013

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Drexel Drops Donor’s Name From Law School

Officials said in a statement Monday that the Earle Mack School of Law will now be known as the Drexel University School of Law.

12/16/2013

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Survey Reveals Two Pa. Colleges Tops In Different Categories

The 60 categories include “Best-Run College” (Claremont McKenna College), “Best Athletic Facilities” (Kenyon College) and “Best College Library” (Columbia University).

08/07/2013

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Attempts To Steer Poor Kids To College

College Board has specifically targeted smart but poor high school students with a mailing meant to help them apply to any of 8 schools. The response was tremendous.

07/22/2013

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Some Pa. Colleges Now Allow Students To Carry Guns

At least five Pennsylvania state-owned universities are now allowing guns on campus after the state’s lawyers concluded that an outright ban on weapons was likely unconstitutional.

05/13/2013

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The Typical College Student Has Changed

Despite the economy, increased outcry over costs, and debate about the value, forty-one percent of 18-24-year-olds attend college. But who goes and how they go are changing.

09/03/2012

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Colleges Learn To Sell Themselves

Weak job placements for graduates and heavy student debts are causing elite colleges and universities to prove to families and state governments that a degree is still worth the investment – and they’ve hired marketing pros to help.

08/27/2012

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