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College coronavirus move-out
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Suzanne Monaghan
July 18, 2020 - 6:00 am
This fall, some colleges plan to ban parties, require face masks, or prohibit on-campus roommates — not exactly the quintessential college experience. Many of the guidelines involve taking socialization out of what is normally a social experience, but can administrators really expect young students...
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Student volunteer
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Suzanne Monaghan
June 30, 2020 - 4:45 am
High school students often rely on summer internships, athletics, jobs or other learning opportunities to build their college applications — but many of those programs have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, a college admissions expert encourages students to find creative ways...
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University of Pennsylvania campus
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Mike DeNardo
June 16, 2020 - 4:20 pm
Incoming high school seniors missed out on key months of their junior year because of the coronavirus. To make up for lost time, the University of Pennsylvania is offering a summer course for students who are prepping for college — and it’s free. Read more here.
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College class
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Kim Glovas
June 10, 2020 - 4:00 am
While many students heading to college are wondering what to do next, Bucks County Community College is holding an accepted students event Wednesday. Read more here.
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The Community College of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
June 02, 2020 - 12:56 pm
Community College of Philadelphia President Guy Generals believes it's time that the city had a frank discussion about racism in America, so the college is arranging an online “teach-in” and town hall. Read more here.
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A post from the Adopt A High School Senior 2020 Facebook group
Adopt A High School Senior 2020
Cherri Gregg
May 29, 2020 - 12:36 pm
When Philadelphia teacher Kelli Wyatt started a social media effort to celebrate high school seniors whose graduations and proms were sidelined by COVID-19, she had no idea it would grow as big as it did. Read more here.
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Rock saying Gap Year
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Suzanne Monaghan
May 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
More incoming college freshmen are expected to request a year off because of COVID-19. But getting that request granted might not be easy. Read more here.
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Temple University
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Suzanne Monaghan
May 18, 2020 - 2:23 pm
College students who are suffering financially due to the coronavirus pandemic are eligible for grants as part of the CARES Act. Read more here.
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Students who participate in the College Possible program, a nonprofit that helps low-income high school graduates figure out their next steps concerning college.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 16, 2020 - 3:57 pm
As Barack Obama celebrates the 2020 graduates in a virtual commencement Saturday evening, a local organization is highlighting why the work they do to help low-income families is crucial, and how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting the students they help. Read more here.
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Classroom in auditorium
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Suzanne Monaghan
May 15, 2020 - 3:58 pm
Because of the pandemic, more students are expected to attend community college. But some of the reasons for the increase in community college enrollment aren't as obvious as people might think. Read more here.
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