Research + News | Topic: College Expectations

Hotels Housing College Students In Effort To Social Distance

Hotel chains, including Wyndham, Hilton and Graduate Hotels, are working with universities to house students during the coronavirus pandemic, matching the need of the hotel industry to make money and alleviate low occupancy numbers and universities’ attempts to safely bring students back to campus. Read the article here.

What To Do About School This Fall?

What young people are saying about the upcoming school semester. Read the article here.

Party Killers: Colleges Hope New Rules Slow COVID-19 Spread, Students Aren’t Convinced

The University of Texas at Austin has banned parties both on campus and off, saying they put “the health and safety of our community at risk and raise anxiety levels.” Read the article here.

Colleges Spent Months Planning For Fall, But A COVID-19 Surge Is Changing Everything

How is the COVID surge changing plans on college campuses? Read the article here.

12 Ways To Prepare For Your Freshman Year Of College

Students should follow these steps so they’re ready when classes begin. Read the article here.

The College Experience This Fall: What To Expect

Students should anticipate taking some classes online and complying with coronavirus prevention guidelines. Read the article here.

In Person, Online Classes Or A Mix: Colleges’ Fall 2020 Coronavirus Reopening Plans, Detailed

According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, which is tracking more than 860 institutions’ plans, two-thirds of colleges are planning to welcome back students in person, while only 7% are planning to hold classes only online. Read the article here.

Will Students Show Up For College In Fall 2020? Community Colleges Offer A Hint. It Isn’t Pretty

Ask a community college president about what school will look like in the fall and be prepared for an eye roll, lots of shrugging and even a baffled look or two. Read the article here.

US Colleges Scrambled To React To The Coronavirus Pandemic. Now Their Very Existence Is In Jeopardy

In the span of roughly two weeks, the American higher education system has transformed. Its future is increasingly uncertain. Read the article here.

More Testing Means More Stress For Teens – And There’s No Solution In Sight

tudents today face mounting pressure not just to get into college, but to figure out how to pay for an increasingly unaffordable education by working or by setting themselves so far apart from their peers that they’re awarded scholarships. Read the article here.