Category: COVID-19

The Parental Dilemma of the Year: Should We Let Our College Kids Return to Campus?
College Life

The Parental Dilemma of the Year: Should We Let Our College Kids Return to Campus?

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- July 30, 2020 0

It’s the question heard ’round the country, and the answer is complicated—and different for each family dealing with its own health, education, and financial concerns.  ... Read More

Pressure Mounts for Universities to Anticipate In-Demand Jobs
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Pressure Mounts for Universities to Anticipate In-Demand Jobs

Road2College Road2College- June 18, 2020 0

As record numbers of Americans lose their jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic, Kathleen Perlmutter has been desperately trying to turn out enough graduates to ... Read More

Virtual College Tours: Are They Worth It?
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Virtual College Tours: Are They Worth It?

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- June 16, 2020 0

As a result of COVID-19, the entire college application process, school tours included, has changed. Although on-campus tours are expected to resume in some form, ... Read More

COVID-19’s Impact on Rising High School Seniors This Fall
12th Graders

COVID-19’s Impact on Rising High School Seniors This Fall

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- June 12, 2020 0

We looked at the kinds of challenges and changes that rising high school seniors may face this fall. Here’s what we found. All schools that ... Read More

COVID-19’s Impact on College Students This Fall
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COVID-19’s Impact on College Students This Fall

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- June 12, 2020 0

We looked at the kinds of challenges and changes that entering freshmen and current college students may face this fall. Here’s what we found. All ... Read More

Having Second Thoughts About Sending Your Child Off to College in These Difficult Times?
COVID-19

Having Second Thoughts About Sending Your Child Off to College in These Difficult Times?

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- June 5, 2020 0

The deposit is in, and your family has made the best decision possible about what school to attend in the fall, given the pandemic. But ... Read More

What Parents Are Really Saying About Gap Year And Deferment Possibilities
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What Parents Are Really Saying About Gap Year And Deferment Possibilities

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- June 1, 2020 0

There have been numerous articles in national publications predicting that as a result of COVID-19, up to 20% of incoming college freshmen may either be ... Read More

Professor Makes Her Case for a Virtual Fall Semester
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Professor Makes Her Case for a Virtual Fall Semester

Wadda C Rios-Font Wadda C Rios-Font- May 30, 2020 0

As a US college professor currently witnessing higher-education institutions try to figure out plans for the fall in the context of the coronavirus pandemic, I ... Read More

Are College Arts Programs at Risk?
COVID-19

Are College Arts Programs at Risk?

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- May 24, 2020 0

  Some courses of study are all about collaboration. For students enrolled in the arts, working in teams is not only about creating things together, ... Read More

College News Stories Making Headlines
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College News Stories Making Headlines

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- May 21, 2020 0

  It’s a time of great change for higher education. From school reopening plans and questions about liability to acceptance dates, deferment rates, and the ... Read More

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