Maggie Jiang

The Forever Changing City of Philadelphia

March 8, 2024 / Comments Off on The Forever Changing City of Philadelphia

The Neighborhood of West Philadelphia  West Philadelphia is one of the city’s largest neighborhoods. It holds many of the city’s schools, hospitals, and universities. People living in the area utilize these institutions in their daily lives whether it is for work, school, or personal matters. Many residents spend their day to day in this region, […]

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How to Survive the Higher Ed Demographic Cliff

January 19, 2024 / Comments Off on How to Survive the Higher Ed Demographic Cliff

The landscape of higher education in the United States is undergoing a significant transformation, and beneath the sensational headlines and political upheavals lies a less glamorous yet potent force: the demographic cliff, also known as the enrollment cliff. This precipitous drop in enrollment is attributed to the decline in birth rates during the Great Recession, […]

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A Look Back at Big Moments in 2023 for Philadelphia

December 8, 2023 / Comments Off on A Look Back at Big Moments in 2023 for Philadelphia

Before 2023 comes to an end, we wanted to reflect on events that have made a significant impact on Philadelphia and the surrounding region. This year was full of changes and excitement–from returning events and groundbreaking concerts to the election of new policymakers– the City has had its fair share of noteworthy moments. As we […]

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How Cities Can Better Protect Pedestrians and Cyclists

December 1, 2023 / Comments Off on How Cities Can Better Protect Pedestrians and Cyclists

Since the advent of the mass-produced personal automobile, cities have catered to cars at the expense of other modes of travel. This includes public transit, pedestrians, cyclists, and anyone not in a personal motor vehicle. As the average car size increases, so does the likelihood of fatal crashes. Electric vehicles, which do not use gasoline, […]

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Light Reads: Thanksgiving 2023

November 22, 2023 / Comments Off on Light Reads: Thanksgiving 2023

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Econsult Solutions wishes to show its appreciation! We would like to thank our colleagues and clients for their support and trust, and look forward to continuing to provide the highest levels of service into the new year and beyond. To celebrate the holiday, we have prepared a list of light […]

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The Case for Lowering the Voting Age

November 17, 2023 / Comments Off on The Case for Lowering the Voting Age

Election Day is when U.S. citizens exercise their right to vote for policies and political leaders. Starting from age 18 (and sometimes younger), they can register to vote. In Pennsylvania, the largest age groups of registered voters are in the 25 to 34 and 55 to 64 categories, with each one representing 17% of registered […]

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