Some students are doing the unthinkable — turning down their first-choice schools. … Colette Han dropped the Georgia school because she was unable to tour it during the lockdown and feared getting stranded across the country if another outbreak occurs. Accepted at several other schools, she has decided to attend UC Irvine as a business information management major and hopes to live on campus, which is about 45 miles from her Monterey Park home. … Decisions like hers are adding to what California college officials say is unprecedented uncertainty about how many new freshmen will turn up in the fall and how many current students will return.
Even if California college campuses reopen, will most students still come?
EdSource Today, April 28, 2020
April 28, 2020