This article reprint was recently published in the Bloomberg BNA’s Estates, Gifts, and Trusts Journal. While daunting college tuition bills have always been a concern to many parents and grandparents, the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic crisis have only served to exacerbate those concerns.
June 30—What will the classroom look like when students return to school? COVID-19 has altered and accelerated changes in the way we educate, including continued remote learning to varying degrees. It also shines a light on a “palpable digital divide” across the student population as far as equitable access to technology.
June 30—Current day circumstances are prompting college students to possibly pivot from their pre-COVID-19 plans in ways that explore alternate possibilities and protections—all of which can be framed by asking the right questions in this moment.