College Admissions & COVID-19 : How COVID-19 Is Impacting College Admissions

College Admissions & COVID-19 : How COVID-19 Is Impacting College Admissions

Not So Common Application Service offers COVID-RELATED UPDATES

Rather than scrolling endlessly through the internet for updates, here are a few central places that can keep you informed.

College Admission Status Update Tool (NACAC) – The National Association for College Admission Counseling has created a tool that compiles campus changes to college admission due to the coronavirus outbreak.

College Reopening Plans (Fall 2020) – A group of students are updating this resource, by college, that details how schools are planning to re-open, and whether they are planning for in-person or remote instruction, or some form of hybrid.


College Virtual Tours and Admissions Events – A great resource to help students research colleges from home. This spreadsheet lists virtual college admission events, (since reps aren’t visiting in person in 2020), and virtual campus tours from a number of useful sites.

What’s Happening to Fly-In Programs in 2020?  – This list from College Greenlight includes how colleges are continuing to offer opportunities to explore what their schools have to offer.


Fall 2021 Test Optional Schools – A list of schools offering optional submission of SAT/ACT scores in the 2021 admissions cycle.


Stay safe, prep for your tests, take a college course that interests you, enjoy what you can outdoors, think about/draft your personal statement. Sign up for one to one virtual support for all aspects of the college application process at

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