Articles by Rebecca Lieberman

08/23/17 7:00am
Some students don't mind homework over the summer if it lightens the workload during the semester. 
06/12/17 11:44pm
College freshman Elizabeth Luhnow described the “amazing relationships” she formed on PennQuest. “A lot of the people I met I probably would not have met otherwise,” she said. “I would 100% recommend PennQuest. I would not let a sibling come to Penn without doing it."
04/24/17 8:22pm
Penn State University fraternity Sigma Alpha Mu has been suspended for two years after violating restrictions on alcohol use. 
04/20/17 7:15pm
Postdoctoral fellow Jason Diaz said he believes the Trump administration's budget proposal, which was released last month, convinced many people to take part in the march.
04/19/17 10:44pm
Director of college preparation group One-Stop College Counseling Laurie Kopp Weingarten described Big Data as “the wave of the future” for college admissions. “Many times now instead of just meeting a Director of Admissions, I meet the Vice President of Enrollment Management,” she said.
04/18/17 8:55pm
The Internal Revenue Service Data Retrieval Tool, which allows Americans to upload tax-return information without having to manually enter it, has been disabled until October.
04/17/17 11:02pm
More than 30 Philadelphia schools were placed on lockdown for nearly two hours on Monday afternoon.
04/04/17 11:35pm
“I personally have not noticed discrimination against Asian-Americans in my practice,” Laurie Kopp Weingarten, director of One-Stop College Counseling, said.
04/03/17 10:48pm
Pennsylvania State University has permanently banned the Beta Theta Pi fraternity from returning to campus following the death of a student.
04/02/17 8:04pm
“I kind of cloistered myself because I was scared of what would happen,” Victoria Mak said. “Those ten minutes before I found out were the longest ten minutes of my life.”
03/29/17 11:36pm
“What are we offering to the middle-range student, the student that can afford to pay some money towards education, but not enough to cover the full bill?” University Director of Financial Aid Elaine Papas-Varas asked. “Does that mean loans for a middle-income student?”
03/27/17 10:01pm
Created by business education network Poets&Quants, the list has included at least two Wharton professors in every previous edition. 
03/21/17 11:23am
The award was presented by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to recognize Biden’s advocacy for survivors of sexual assault, survivors of domestic violence and veterans, according to an NBC report.
03/13/17 8:19pm
Penn has suspended operations on Tuesday due to the snowstorm expected to hit the region this evening, according to an alert sent to students just before 10:30 p.m. on Monday. 
03/01/17 10:21pm
Student Financial Services blames the abrupt shift in policy on the Department of Education, but some students suspect Penn’s financial aid officers made the mistake.
02/21/17 11:10pm
Engineering freshman Brian McGrath, who was studying computer science, withdrew from Penn in December and is preparing to start at Drexel University in the fall.
02/08/17 9:29pm
For College freshman Rachel Prokupek, taking a gap year was a somewhat spontaneous decision.
02/05/17 11:27pm
The wealthiest colleges in America may soon need to give a quarter of the donations they receive to middle-class financial aid or risk their charitable status. 
01/30/17 10:43pm
The federal policy, signed on Friday by President Trump, a 1968 Wharton graduate, imposes a 90-day ban on immigrant and nonimmigrant entry to the United States from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
01/24/17 8:14pm
Arkansas, Iowa, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota and Wyoming all have only one student each in the class of 2020.
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