This Fall’s college season is presenting challenges like never before.
Due to health and safety concerns, campuses are converting to online learning or a ‘hybrid’ approach, with fewer students on campus and others attending virtually. And yet tuition costs remain mostly the same.
For high school students, their world is also turned upside down. The traditional campus visits have largely been replaced with virtual tours; meetings with counselors are held remotely.
So how can students and their families plan now to choose the best college path– and pay for it? On Saturday’s edition of Life Happens, we’re joined by veteran college expert Dr. Dean Skarlis, President and founder of The College Advisor of New York. Dean will join host Lou Pierro in discussing what families and current college students should be considering, including:
· Applying to college: – challenges facing high school seniors
· Going to college: is it worth the tuition to take online or a combination of online and on-campus classes?
· Deferring or taking a Gap Year: pros and cons
· Athletic recruitment process: changes during Covid-19
To discuss what this means for your family and student, Dean Skarlis, The College Advisor of New York, can be reached at 518-512-3012 and Lou Pierro at Pierro, Connor & Strauss, 518-459-2100.
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