Given all the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic – from isolation to limited job opportunities – the need for supports to address mental health issues seems likely to increase.
Teens want COVID-19 advice that gives them safe ways to socialize – not just rules for what they can’t do
America’s teens and young adults have a crucial role in containing the spread of COVID-19, but a series of youth surveys suggests that many misunderstand social distancing guidelines and want clearer advice on how to safely live their lives.
When the University of California decided in early 2020 to stop using the ACT and SAT in admissions by 2025, the decision sparked discussions anew about how fair and useful college entrance exams are in the first place.
Students at Georgia State University and Kennesaw State have had their whole semester shaken up due to COVID-19. With most classes shifting to online rather than in-person, students are facing new concerns and challenges.
6 ways to build motivation to do your schoolwork now that you’re forced to learn online at home By Ryan Korstange (Assistant Professor of University Studies, Middle Tennessee State University) Published: September 10, 2020, at 12:07 a.m. This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. The Conversation disclosure statement: John Holbein receives Read more…
When billionaire Robert E. Smith decided to pay off the student loans of the graduating class of 2019 at Morehouse College, he suggested that others follow his lead.
But is there even enough black private wealth in the United States to pay off all black student loan debt?
4 things students should know about their health insurance and COVID-19 before heading to college this fall
As colleges and universities decide whether or not to reopen their campuses this fall, much of the discussion has focused on the ethics behind the decision and the associated health risks of in-person instruction.
With schools reopening in the coming weeks, concern is growing among students with unclear guidelines. Differing opinions and changing announcements on how to handle the reopening of schools are leaving students with more questions than answers.
For seniors, the spring semester typically means prom, senioritis, and graduation, a highly celebrated rite of passage into adulthood. Sadly, due to the persisting danger of having so many people gathered together, the class of 2020 will be missing the chance to celebrate this momentous occasion with their friends and family.
College students across the country found themselves devastated and quite frankly, ignored. Like many people, their plans were cut short or cancelled altogether. There were no more classes, no formals, no more studying in the library and no graduation. While these all seem minuscule in the grand scheme of things, they were important to the individuals involved.