With the fall semester well underway, colleges and universities across the country...
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Life has been full of gloom and doom for months now; between the pandemic and massive unemployment, 2020 has been an upsetting and confusing time across the globe. IECs have certainly felt the impact of the financial downturn, as nearly every segment of the economy touches their business in some way. There is fear that the uncertainty surrounding higher education will lead to a precipitous decline in new clients and that this temporary decrease in students could lead to the demise of their businesses.
Every prospective college student understands that extracurricular activities have traditionally played a pivotal role in boosting an applicant’s status in the competition for college admission. Institutions of higher learning are looking for well-rounded individuals, students who are motivated to devote time to pursuits beyond academia. These are the students who represent their colleges well, and who become steadfast alumni.
With so much at stake, schools are already announcing plans to continue either virtual or hybrid classes for the foreseeable future.