Articles by Sam Zou
Sam Zou | Take an abundance mindset at PennColumnist Sam Zou encourages students to look at life with an abundance mindset instead of focusing on what we lack or what is scarce in the world.
Sam Zou and Andrew Lou | Tenureship is indulging the Amy Waxes of the WorldColumnists Sam and Andrew argue that tenure track’s overemphasis on research and publicity give occasion for professors like Amy Wax to rise.
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Sam Zou | Penn Carey Law’s withdrawal from U.S. News changes littleColumnist Sam Zou argues that U.S. News rankings will remain influential, for better or worse, even as many top law schools are pulling out.
Sam Zou | College rankings are a shamColumnist Sam Zou argues that college rankings rarely hold cheating institutions accountable and consider factors irrelevant to educational quality.
Sam Zou | Walled-off campus, integrated institutionColumnist Sam Zou argues that colleges create sealed-off campuses in an effort to preserve safety, student academic performance, and inequality in educational resources.
Sam Zou | When institutions cheat, they get a passColumnist Sam Zou argues that higher educational institutions lie or bend the rules on reporting data to college rankings to increase their place, and they must be held accountable legally.
Sam Zou | I hate remote work, and so should youColumnist Sam Zou argues that working remotely chips away at the core value of internships for college students and recent graduates.
Sam Zou | ‘Me time’ is as important as ‘we time’Columnist Sam Zou shares his story of learning to enjoy solitude and letting go of less meaningful connections in life.
Sam Zou | Dear transfer students: don’t compare, exploreColumnist Sam Zou shares his personal experiences as a transfer student in high school and college, encouraging prospective transfer students to explore and embrace Penn.
Sam Zou | ‘Don’t say gay’ also means ‘don’t say straight’Columnist Sam Zou argues that Florida’s Don’t Say Gay Bill has a national impact and may endanger LGBTQ youth who already lack access to a supportive community.
Sam Zou | You need to, like, stop saying 'like'Columnist Sam Zou argues that the usage of filler words is unprofessional and projects a lack of confidence during a speech or presentation.
Sam Zou | Improving and expanding ‘Exchange at Penn’Columnist Sam Zou argues that Penn should expand the Exchange at Penn program and create more helpful resources and contacts before exchange students arrive on campus.