What Will College Really Look Like This Fall?

By |2020-07-13T15:13:06+00:00July, 13, 2020|College and COVID-19, College Life|

In preparing for the fall, colleges have been presenting a wide variety of scenarios.  Since late April, the Chronicle of Higher Education has been tracking the fall plans of nearly 1,125 colleges.  As of July 13, 57% of those colleges are planning to have students on campus and offer classes [...]

How to Handle Colleges’ COVID-19 Liability Waivers

By |2020-07-12T20:51:51+00:00July, 2, 2020|College and COVID-19|

Although the school year has not yet started, student athletes are already back on some college campuses for pre-season training.  Several colleges have asked or required these students to sign liability waivers stating that the students will not sue the college if they get coronavirus.  As reported in Sports Illustrated, [...]

Researching Colleges Without Leaving Home

By |2020-07-12T20:54:36+00:00May, 12, 2020|College and COVID-19, College Research, College Visits|

For high school juniors, COVID-19 has really thrown a wrench into their college preparation and search process.  ACT and SAT test dates have been cancelled, AP exams are being given online, and the ability to visit college campuses has been suspended for an indefinite amount of time.  Many juniors were [...]

Gap Year Considerations in Light of COVID-19

By |2020-07-12T20:55:04+00:00May, 7, 2020|College and COVID-19, Financial Aid, Paying for College, Scholarships, Transitioning to College|

One of the most challenging aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic is the amount of uncertainty surrounding it, and for high school seniors, one of the greatest areas of uncertainty is what college will look like this fall.  Although many colleges have announced that they intend to re-open their campuses in [...]

The Impact of Coronavirus on Colleges

By |2020-07-12T20:55:38+00:00March, 10, 2020|College Admissions, College and COVID-19, College Visits|

As the coronavirus spreads, its effects are being felt on college campuses across the U.S. and around the world.  The following are examples of recent actions taken by a handful of colleges. Many American colleges have cancelled study abroad programs in Italy, China, and South Korea, pulling students out of [...]