Colleges, students will have easier access to second round of stimulus funds (subscription)
Colleges and universities that received federal stimulus dollars last year will have an easier time accessing the second round of relief, but higher education experts say it will still take work to get money into the hands of students.
Pandemic’s toll shows up on students’ college applications
For the first time, the Common Application that allows students to apply to multiple institutions at the same time added an optional space so students can explain in 250 words or less the pandemic’s impacts. A sampling of responses illustrate the pandemic’s academic, emotional and financial toll.