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Infographic: Survey Reveals How COVID-19 Has Impacted Students' Fall Plans

Torrey Kim
Written by Torrey Kim | Aug. 17, 2020
Infographic: Survey Reveals How COVID-19 Has Impacted Students' Fall Plans

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Both returning students and incoming freshmen have had to weather many changes in terms of their college plans for this fall, not only based on their own decisions, but also due to schools' ever-changing strategies. For many students, their feelings about attending college this fall have shifted considerably since March. That's the word from a new SimpsonScarborough report, which surveyed students in March, April and July to determine their Fall 2020 college plans. Check out some of the key insights from the firm's Aug. 11 report in this infographic.


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Source: SimpsonScarborough National Student Survey, Part III.

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