Penn Slips in New Colleges Rankings from U.S. News & World Report

It’s that time of year again — when college students go back to school, see old friends and probably hit the year’s first party. It’s […]


Bachelor’s Degrees Leading to Highest Salaries

A bachelor’s degree today is basically like a high school diploma 20 years ago. Everybody’s got one and the only way to get a decent salary […]


So You Want to Open a Food Truck

The Community College of Philadelphia is offering classes on how to own and operate a food truck. The course, Mobile Food Management: Introduction to Food Entrepreneurship, […]


Philly Colleges with Highest Salary Potential

Which Philadelphia-area colleges lead to the highest salaries? PayScale has the answers in its recently released College Salary Report. It ranked more than 1,000 colleges by the median salaries […]

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Why So Many Horny Penn Staters on Ashley Madison?

Inside Higher Ed has a wry piece on the unexpected number of .edu accounts in the data revealed by the hackers of adultery-enabling website Ashley […]

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The Best-Paid Local Public College Presidents Are …

Two local (sort of) institutions have presidents who were among the top 10 highest-paid presidents of public universities, according to data from the Chronicle of Higher […]

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The Top Party School in Pennsylvania Is … Who?!?

Yesterday the Princeton Review released its new 2015 list of the “Top Party Schools” in the nation, and certain parties Are. Not. Happy. In particular, […]

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Pennsylvania Has a Ton of Student Debt

The personal-finance website WalletHub has compiled a list of the best and worst states in terms of student debt, which is now the largest component […]

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Cheyney University Is Down to One Math Major

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting that enrollment at Cheyney University, the only HBCU institution among the 14 state-owned universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher […]

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Penn Dropping Essay Portion of SAT Test

Editor’s note: The original headline has been changed to reflect that Penn won’t require the essay portion of the SAT Writing test. Remember way back […]

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One Philly College Makes Forbes’ Top 10 List

Well, Forbes has published its 2015 list of the Top Colleges in the U.S., and it’s bound to cause some consternation among status-conscious grads hereabouts, […]

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Penn Dorm Makes (Short) New York Times List of Really Crappy Dorms

The New York Times had a story today about the dorms that colleges never, ever show you on those peppy-student-ambassador-walking-backward tours, and the very first […]

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Local Author Pens Debut Novel About Post-Graduation Blues

Moorestown native Jenni Fink’s debut novel, Sentenced to Life, reaches out to the millennial generation and assures us we’re doing just fine. “I tried to think […]


BizFeed: The 10 Best Philly Colleges For The Money

1. Best Colleges for the Price The News: Money magazine has determined which colleges deliver the most value. It looked for schools that deliver “a great education, […]

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Report: 4 New Jersey Colleges Offering Gender Identity Disorder Health Coverage is reporting that four New Jersey public colleges, two of which are relatively local to the Philadelphia area, are offering gender identity disorder coverage […]