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Has The Shutdown Affected Your College Plans?




A student puts his mask back on after taking family photos during the Kenneth High School Class of 2020 Commencement Exercises at Cranmore Mountain in North Conway, New Hampshire on June 13, 2020.
A student puts his mask back on after taking family photos during the Kenneth High School Class of 2020 Commencement Exercises at Cranmore Mountain in North Conway, New Hampshire on June 13, 2020.
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Most students don’t envision college as online classes done sitting on the floor of their childhood bedroom, and yet for many this is the coronavirus present, and also the foreseeable future. 

Some campuses are opening in the fall, while others have committed to keeping their classes online, and that means students have a whole new set of variables to consider in choosing schools (and whether to go to school at all). As recently reported by the LA Times, online classes have had a negative effect on some community college students who struggled to learn without an in-classroom experience, or weren’t hesitant about fulfilling lab requirements virtually. 

Whether you are doing community college, choosing a different school than you anticipated or foregoing school altogether, call us at 866-893-5722.

Guest:

Eric Kelderman, senior reporter for the Chronicle of Higher Education; he tweets @etkeld