Coronavirus pandemic may change college admissions forever

Students waiting in line at a testing site for Covid-19 on the main campus of New York University, on Aug 18, 2020. PHOTO: REUTERS

(NYTIMES)- In the context of a pandemic that has killed about 190,000 Americans and economically devastated many millions more, getting into the college of your dreams is a boutique concern. But for many teenagers who have organised their school years around that goal, it's everything.

And it's going to be different this admission season. It may well be different forever more.

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