TRI-CITIES, WA - College students are facing many tough decisions during the coronavirus pandemic, and some may consider taking a gap year. From public health concerns to quality of education, tuition and more, it's necessary for students and parents to understand their options before making a final decision.
Listen as local educator, Randy Way, offers a fair perspective about taking a year off from college during COVID-19.
If you are considering taking a gap year during the pandemic, Randy suggests that you:
- Evaluate your options
- Reflect on student’s ability to excel in the current format
- Plan for an eventual return to in-person instruction
- Seek advice from professors and counselors