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8 Websites That Offer College Textbooks for Free

September 4, 2020

While many college courses may have become virtual, students are still expected to have the required materials – with that in mind here’s a helpful list of eight websites that offer free college textbooks.

Top Personal Finance Experts Offer Tips On Paying For College During A Pandemic

September 2, 2020

Colleges are increasingly releasing updates to their instructional plans that shift most, if not all, of students’ coursework online. But not all colleges have reduced their costs as a result of these changes.

CDC Tools, Guidelines, and More Information

August 31, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is regularly updating their website with information for college students and administrators on how colleges, universities, and higher learning can plan, prepare, and respond to concerns and questions relating to COVID-19.

What to know about sending your kids to college during the pandemic

August 29, 2020

With the end of summer drawing near, college students and their parents are preparing for a new semester. But for most, going back to school this year will likely look a lot different amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Colleges need to test for Covid-19 frequently to keep campuses open this fall, study says

August 27, 2020

According to a recent study, if college campuses want to remain open this fall, it may take frequent screening of college students.

The top 10 entry-level jobs for recent college graduates looking for work during the coronavirus pandemic

August 25, 2020

To help recent grads, a research firm catered to small business owners, found the top 10 jobs hiring for entry-level gigs.

Higher Education Responses to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

August 23, 2020

As the situation continues to develop, legislators are taking an active role in addressing both the immediate and long-term challenges related to the outbreak. As many colleges close on-campus housing and dining, legislators have introduced bills to ensure students receive refunds for room and board expenses. Other states are considering bills that would pause the collection of payments on state held student loans. Pending legislation also requires higher education institutions to develop and expand emergency preparedness and response plans. Legislators are also exploring strategies to address funding and appropriations for public colleges and universities.

7 ways the coronavirus pandemic could change college this fall and forever

August 21, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way students live and learn. Colleges have closed their campuses and moved classes online; some have decided to no longer require standardized tests such as the SAT or ACT for admissions; and many have opted to use pass/fail grading. Some of these changes will be temporary, but others may be permanent.

Check out our friends’ College Counseling Headquarters!

August 20, 2020

During these uncertain times college students, rising high school seniors, and their families are faced with difficult decisions. Thankfully, our friends at College Counseling Headquarters – led by Dr. Niki Mendrinos with 20 years of experience in higher education, specifically in college admissions – are here to provide guidance and support.

Covid-19 Effects on College Admissions, Transfer Options, SAT/ACT Cancellations, and More

July 28, 2020

In this video, Princeton Review Editor-in-Chief Rob Franek spoke with Drew University President MaryAnn Baenninger, who offered advice for current college students and college-bound seniors.