COVID-19

Nervous Michigan colleges to high school seniors: Call me, maybe

With enrollment uncertain, colleges and universities make an appeal to potential students.

Forty Michigan public and private colleges made a joint appeal to high school students and their families Wednesday, trying to calm nerves over how the coronavirus pandemic could impact college admissions, according to a report in Bridge Magazine.

The letter, which includes the names, phone numbers and personal emails of admissions representatives from 25 private colleges and universities and the state’s 15 public universities, is also a not-so-subtle acknowledgement of jitters among campus officials, who worry students may delay enrollment until after a vaccine is developed.

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