Most students who left college during Covid want to return — but many can’t
From The74: “The survey found that 85% of students who left college during the pandemic say they want to return to school. … It is probably not a surprise that the expense of college is the top factor cited by people not currently in school (59% of those enrolled before COVID, 52% who were enrolled during the pandemic and 54% of those who never enrolled). Family responsibilities were cited by one-third, work conflicts by about one- quarter. An overwhelming 76% of bachelor’s degree students and 63% of associate degree students point to stress as the main reason they may leave college. Students are twice as likely to cite stress over other concerns, including COVID-19 (33%), cost (36%/3%) or difficult coursework (34%/24%). ”View the full article from The74.
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