The Foreign Service Journal, June 2020

68 JUNE 2020 | THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL EDUCATION SUPPLEMENT school’s rating by agencies like Moody’s or Standard and Poor’s. When even iconic institutions like the University of Pennsylvania or the University of Chicago send out emails to staff telling them to tighten their belts, you know that budget concerns are going to be widespread. Pass/fail grades. There has been a lot of discussion about pass/fail grades for this semester as students complete their studies online. At the time of this writing, no one is even talking about pass/fail until we know whether stu- dents can go back to school next fall. For now, colleges say that they will scrutinize grades up to March of this year more closely, and then again once everything returns to normal again. So students should try to put forth their To Keep Up on the Changes… T his shortlist of websites can help you stay current on college admissions procedures and requirements. No one site tells the entire story, but they are pieces of what is now a constantly changing puzzle. ACT – NACAC – Common APP – Coalition for College – University of CAAPP – FAFSA – CSS Profile – FinAid – Comprehensive – —Becky Grappo