The coronavirus pandemic brought with it many changes, including how students undergo standardized testing to prove likelihood of success to colleges and universities. After many SAT and ACT test cancellations and center closures, thousands of schools have decided to remove standardized testing from their admissions requirements.
Yes, this is not how you wanted to college to be, but there are still so many opportunities to make it a great experience. Know that the pandemic will eventually be over if everyone does their part. Remember to appreciate everything and everyone around you.
The coronavirus pandemic has proliferated nearly every corner of our lives, including the college tour. Check out our top four ways to stay informed without setting foot on campus.
Online learning serves its purpose well enough, but its many disadvantages make the experience less than ideal for those yearning for a traditional freshman year (or any year, really) at college.
The COVID-19 virus is here, but its rollout doesn’t necessarily mean school is back in session on campus. Reflect on your past experiences and decide whether continuing online classes is right for you.
It was definitely not your typical college freshman experience, but it helped me grow in ways I wouldn’t have imagined. I solidified my cooking skills, improved my budgeting and learned better time management skills.
In the spirit of the holiday season, we’re opting into positivity and rounding out the year with a giving heart. With Christmas, Hanukkah and other winter holidays coming up quickly in the midst of a global pandemic, it’s arguably more important now than ever due to spread seasonal some cheer.
My day begins at the sound of my 9:30 a.m. alarm blaring on my iPhone. In my two room double, with no roommates to bother, I let the sound echo throughout the room for a few minutes before I drag myself out of bed, grab my shower caddy and head to the fourth floor girls bathroom. Bathroom policy during COVID-19 allows only one person in the room at a time—despite the two stalls, two showers and two sinks.
With winter headed our way — and the coronavirus pandemic in its height — staying upbeat, staying social and staying safe are increasingly harder to do. Here are some quick tips.