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Colleges and universities are adjusting their approach to work-study aid this academic year as the coronavirus pandemic continues to limit job opportunities and on-campus activities.
Colleges are finding new ways to connect food-insecure students with needed meals, recognizing that the pandemic has separated many students from essential campus resources.
Raising equity concerns, a new analysis finds that fewer low-income students and students of color admitted to college are submitting enrollment deposits—and, among lower-income deposited students, “an alarming number” are not filing the FAFSA.
The shift to online instruction has magnified gaps in internet access, prompting calls for colleges and communities to ensure that all students have what they need to continue their coursework.
As college admissions teams look toward the fall semester, they are finding that the traditional methods used to recruit and evaluate high school students may be of limited use.
Made possible by a $5 million gift from the Idol Family Foundation, a newly expanded summer program provides first-generation and low-income undergraduates with financial and programmatic support.
A new survey suggests that financial aid offices have seen an increase in requests for additional financial aid—and are bracing for more—as students and families grapple with pandemic-related economic hardships.
Each year, just over half of students graduating from District of Columbia Public Schools go on to attend college, but less than 40 percent of those students earn a degree. A new DCPS program hopes that intensive mentoring will help improve outcomes.
Black graduates across the country are reeling as they transition from college to the workforce while grappling with the effects of racism and police violence, the coronavirus pandemic, stark student loan debt inequities—and a keen awareness of how the color of their skin complicates their career prospects.
Colleges are anticipating an increase in gap year requests among higher-income students, further complicating institutions’ financial outlook.
If COVID-19 continues to derail SAT and ACT testing, will high school students take the exams at home—and will that be equitable? Will the disruption prompt even more colleges to go test-optional?