South Carolina’s Community Colleges Feel COVID’s Effects
July 2, 2020 | :
by Zoe Nicholson
His senior year, Greer High student Brody Young had to decide where he wanted to start his college career.
“I really wanted to go to this one school I got accepted into, but it was just so expensive … I started looking at other options,” Young said.
Then, from March to May – a popular time for seniors to pick their college ahead of National College Decision Day – Young’s classes were moved online, millions of people lost their jobs and universities were faced with hundreds of millions of dollars in lost revenue, all due to the coronavirus.