Penn grads flock to West Coast

    When the weather outside is frightful, half the city starts thinking about a warm and sunny place free of slick patches, yellow snow and rock salt. But for some, the warm-weather musings go a little deeper.

    The Daily Pennsylvanian reports that he number of students interested in working on the West Coast has been increasing over the years. Patricia Rose, Director of Career Services, cited a survey that revealed that, after New York, San Francisco was the most desirable work location among graduating seniors.

    Rose pointed out that this is no big deal for some of these students — California is the university’s fourth-largest feeder state, so it’s a question of going home. For the others, well, cable cars and Ghirardelli just seems to trump Tastykake and the Broad Street sub.

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