Friday, May 29, 2020 - 12:30pm
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​Based on research for their recent book, Matthew Mayhew and Greg Wolniak (IHE) hypothesize that higher education will experience a “golden boomerang” effect among students from wealthier families.​ But students from lower-income backgrounds might change plans and pursue less expensive online programs or community colleges close to home.

In a recent post to the Atlanta Journal Constitution's "Get Schooled" blog, they offer five steps institutions can take to help students return to the college they signed up for.​

Five Ways to Get Low-income Students Back to College during COVID-19 ​includes recommendations to clarify tuition policies, financial aid processes, fees assessments, and support for working students with family responsibilities. 

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