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Video: This Is Key for Fed Jobs Report September 3, 2015 | CNBC


Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School talks about the importance of the unemployment rate for the jobs report.

What You Need to Know About Social Media Credit Scores September 2, 2015 | Yahoo! Finance


Pinar Yildrim and graduate student Yanhao Wei of the Wharton School are cited for co-authoring a paper on social network scoring.

Donald Trump Is Summer’s Biggest TV Hit, and Ratings Gold for Cable News September 2, 2015 | Los Angeles Times


Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication shares her thoughts on Donald Trump using the Trump Tower interior as a branding tool for his presidential candidacy.

Penn, Swarthmore to Drop Essay Portion of SAT and ACT September 1, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer


Dean Eric Furda of Admissions says, “Our internal analysis as well as a review of the research provided by the College Board showed that the essay component of the SAT was the least predictive element of the overall writing section of the SAT.”

Big Leaps for Parental Leave, If Workers Actually Take It September 1, 2015 | New York Times


Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School comments on major shifts in the workplace’s work/life balance due to new policies on parental leave.