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Vaccination rates and COVID-19 variants are causing some colleges and universities to rethink their lack of a vaccine requirement, DACA was ruled unlawful by a federal judge and FAFSA filing rates have dropped from last year. 

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Student athletes can now make money off of their own name, image and likeness, more calls for a double Pell Grant emerge and the new Department of Education budget is making its way through the House of Representatives.  

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Students want a fully in-person fall, special concerns may need to be paid to rising sophomores and the Pell Grant stands to double in amount. 

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the NCAA, studies show that many high school students are rethinking their plans for higher education and tribal colleges and universities are finding new ways to meet student needs. 

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Students are reportedly experiencing the highest rates of depression and anxiety in recent history, Dept. of Education delays the rollout of the streamlined FAFSA by a year and international student enrollment is on the upswing.

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Student loan repayment looms around the corner for many Americans, the CDC has released guidance on returning to campus safely in the fall and many colleges and universities are continuing their test-optional admissions trial run. 

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Colleges and universities are making decisions about masking on campus, college admissions essays are shown to have a strong correlation with wealth and Native American activists push higher education institutions to do more to atone for previous wrongdoings. 

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Colleges and universities continue to grapple with masking policies, the job market receives a new cohort of fresh grads and the Biden administration is taking a look at student loans. 

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The CDC’s latest masking guidance leads to questions on campus, the financial toll of the pandemic (for some) may not have been as bad as people predicted and some institutions are turning to their students for opinions on how to improve higher ed. 

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