How America’s undergraduates can survive — and thrive — at home
As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across the country, hundreds of thousands of college students are completing the spring semester at home. For most students, especially seniors, the sense of loss is palpable. Gone suddenly are all the extracurricular and cocurricular experiences that help define the residential college experience, the joys of spending time every day with friends and classmates and — at more and more colleges — the prospects of spring commencement.
Originally published: March 24, 2020
Author: David Wippman
Institution: Hamilton College
Published by: The Hill