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