Campus Overload: Penn


Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 09/13/2010

WSJ: U.S. companies favor state school grads

The Wall Street Journal has released its own college rankings, based on a survey of recruiters who make new hires for 479 of the country's largest public and private companies, nonprofits and government agencies. The survey found that state universities were the favorite.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:56 PM ET, 09/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions | Tags:  Penn State, Texas A&M, University of Illinois

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 09/08/2010

Dear Frosh: I wish I took community college classes

Matt Impink, who graduated from Penn in 2007, wishes he had taken community college classes. His short essay is part of an on-going Washington Post series called "Dear Frosh."

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:57 AM ET, 09/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College 101 | Tags:  Dear Frosh, Penn

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 08/10/2010

Wired studying isn't always the best strategy

College students used to show up to class with just a notebook and a pen or pencil, maybe a highlighter and sticky notes. Today, more and more students are taking notes on a laptop, downloading class documents from the web,...

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:35 AM ET, 08/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Networking | Tags:  Penn State, University of Nebraska

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 08/02/2010

University of Georgia named top party school

In higher education, it's often all about the rankings. And so my inbox has filled this afternoon with e-mails about the most important list of the year: The Princeton Review's Top Party Schools. This year the winner is the University...

By Jenna Johnson  |  03:26 PM ET, 08/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Night Life | Tags:  Night Life, Ohio University, Penn State, University of Georgia, University of Mississippi, West Virginia University

Posted at 06:44 AM ET, 02/02/2010

Tuesday News Overload

Campus safety On Jan. 22 a senior graphic design major at Iowa State University stopped by a house party for a few drinks and left at about 9:30 p.m. He hasn't been seen since. For several days, search parties have...

By Jenna Johnson  |  06:44 AM ET, 02/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  Berkeley, Howard, Iowa State, Penn, Williams