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COVID-19 Making Going to College a Harder Decision Than Ever


As financial insecurity is created or exaggerated by the impact of COVID-19, many low-income students are facing hard choices on whether or not to attend college in the fall. This issue is unpacked in this story from ABC Nightline, featuring education experts from across the country such as Dr. Nicole Hurd with the College Advising Corps, educational reporter Richard Whitmire, and Dr. Marcia Chatelain of Georgetown University. Reporter Devin Dwyer covers how deeply losing low-income students over the coming summer can impact creating diverse student populations. Watch the full video to learn more about how low-income and first-generation students are fighting to stay on their path to graduation.