As we huddle snowbound in the North and Floridians look desperately for that long-sleeved shirt they own, let’s take this opportunity to catch up on some news.


Can Colleges Make Students Get Covid Vaccine? Here’s What Experts Say

“[G]iven current vaccine prioritization protocols, when college students can expect access to the vaccine currently depends heavily on their geography. Welner says he has heard some college students in Colorado may have access as early as March. Whereas in New York, young adults without underlying medical conditions will likely not have access until the summer.”


Early-Decision, Early-Action Decisions Fall

“What’s going on? In part, it is another piece of the picture in admissions this year, in which colleges that are wealthy and that serve many wealthy students are doing well. And other colleges are not.”


Merit and Equity for 4-Year College Enrollments

“Without formal notice, we are losing one of the most important measures used to examine equity in college access.”


Yale is Offering Its Popular Happiness Course to Some High School Students for Free– Including College Credit

Our goal is to equip students with scientifically validated strategies for living a more satisfying life, while also creating opportunities for high-striving low-income students and students of color to demonstrate college-readiness,” explained Santos, professor of psychology and head of Silliman College at Yale.”