What really matters for college during a pandemic

SocratesPost is always on the frontlines scouring the news for relevant updates in the college admissions landscape. We look for anything that can help shape our understanding of the latest trends in admissions and help our readers see the direction in which we’re moving.

Questions we explored this week:

  • This Ivy League school believes students will be safer taking classes in-person than online. Which one?
  • Accepted to Dartmouth? Incoming freshman will now be able to benefit from this new flexible policy. What is it?
  • Over 300 admissions deans clarify how they'll evaluate future applicants with Covid in mind. How?

July 1, 2020 — Cornell
The Ithaca, N.Y. Ivy League institution announced it'll welcome students on campus this fall. Researchers at Cornell predicted that in-person instruction would lead to about 1,...

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