Tag: covid-19

The Students Stopping Out Due to COVID-19 & How to Support Them for Increased Enrollment

Main points 25% of students have delayed their higher education enrollment since the pandemic began COVID has intensified the struggles of: students of color (especially women), those with low incomes, and those with mental health challenges In turn, they face increased barriers to enrolling and completing their degrees Higher education institutions must better understand and […]

What are the options when a global pandemic usurps a student’s well-made plans to attend college?

Student melt

The Student Melt Conundrum Students have made their college choice decision, completed all of the required admission steps, received admittance, and then (based on the experiences of most colleges and universities) they don’t register.  This is known in the college admissions and enrollment community as student melt.  In an average year, up to 20% of […]