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What’s ahead for community colleges amid pandemic uncertainty?

Community colleges could play a crucial role in ensuring educational opportunity during the COVID-19 pandemic. But experts say two-year programs will need stronger transfer pathways, student support, and federal funding to fulfill their mission.

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May 29, 2020
COVID-19 forces a closer look at the transfer student experience

The COVID-19 pandemic is poised to put the college transfer process to the test as strained finances and ongoing uncertainty prompt some students to change plans.

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May 29, 2020
Summer internship cancellations could have lasting effects

College students are scrambling to rethink their summer plans as employers cancel internships—opportunities that are especially crucial for students with looming loan debt and limited professional networks.

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May 29, 2020
Experts urge colleges to embrace this chance for educational innovation

As colleges and universities consider how they will emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, a number of higher education experts are urging institutions to resist a return to business as usual.

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May 22, 2020
UC board votes to drop SAT/ACT requirement in ‘landmark decision’

The University of California has decided to phase out the system’s use of SAT and ACT test scores when evaluating candidates for admission—a change expected to have ripple effects across the nation.

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May 22, 2020
Colleges bracing for lower international student enrollment, survey shows

A staggering percentage of U.S. colleges and universities expect a decline in international student enrollment, according to a new survey of nearly 600 institutions.

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May 22, 2020
Gap year plans reflect economic disparities

Colleges are anticipating an increase in gap year requests among higher-income students, further complicating institutions’ financial outlook.

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