University | 2:01 pm | March 3, 2013 | By Amy Wang

Penn admissions officer fired for mocking applicants

As university admissions offices ramp up their use of social media outlets such as Facebook to evaluate prospective students, one admissions officer herself came under fire for inappropriate behavior on the same media platform. Nadirah Farah Foley, an admissions officer at the University of Pennsylvania, was found to have shared excerpts from applicants’ essays on »

University | 10:29 pm | November 13, 2012 | By Amy Wang

Three Ivies release early application numbers

The University of Pennsylvania saw a record number of early applications this year.

Dartmouth, Brown and the University of Pennsylvania have all released their early application numbers for the Class of 2017. The University of Pennsylvania saw its early applicant pool reach an all-time high, with 4,780 students applying, up 5.6 percent from last year. Brown’s early applicant pool rose about 1 percent, reaching a record number of »