Insights Blog Posts
Students Voted Early to Ensure Their Voices Were Heard
November 4th, 2020
Both Republicans and Democrats are enthusiastic about voting in the 2020 election. Students who support President Trump are motivated to reelect him, and those who don’t want four more years are motivated to vote him out of office.
Voter Suppression and Voter Fraud Worry Students Ahead of the Election
November 2nd, 2020
The COVID-19 election is unlike any other. Millions of voters have cast their ballots early, many doing so by mail and exacerbating Americans’ election stress about votes being counted on time. On top of navigating the logistics of requesting a mail-in ballot, potential mail delays and voter fraud are top of mind for many voters. […]
Students Find Ways to Stay Politically Active Despite COVID-19
October 29th, 2020
The 2020 election has lasted almost 1,200 days, and this extensive campaigning can cause voter fatigue. Nevertheless, college students are finding ways to stay informed and have meaningful conversations with people in their lives.
Concern for America’s Future Drives Students to the Polls
October 28th, 2020
Students across the political spectrum believe a lot is at stake in the 2020 election. Whether they want to change who’s occupying the White House or ensure the incumbent wins another term, students are very motivated to vote this year.
Student Mental Health During COVID-19
October 28th, 2020
Students are encountering mental health challenges during COVID-19 and are facing anxiety about the future. Course Hero and the NASPA commissioned College Pulse to administer a survey of college students’ experiences with COVID-19, their return to campus, and the support they are receiving from their college.
4 in 10 College Students Say the Government is Suppressing Their Votes
October 27th, 2020
With a week to go until Election Day, college students are largely decided on who they are voting for. But many believe the government is actively trying to suppress the student vote.
My Election College Student Voting Project
October 22nd, 2020
The My Election College Student Voting Project follows the diverse voices of college students in the week leading up to Election Day, as well as their reactions to the election results.
Three-Quarters of College Students are Open to Micro-Internships
October 15th, 2020
Students know it’s important to gain work experience during college, but interning is harder than ever. A majority of students are open to micro-internships that consist of short-term projects that can typically be done remotely.
9 in 10 College Students Worry About Coronavirus’ Economic Impact
October 8th, 2020
College students’ concerns about the pandemic’s economic impact remain sky high as the United States’ coronavirus outbreak shows no signs of slowing down.
Perceived Value of Education Shapes College Decision Satisfaction
October 6th, 2020
Students who believe they are getting a good value for their education would choose their same college if they could make their decision again. In contrast, students who don’t believe that they are getting value from their education would choose another college.
Work-Life Balance is Very Important to Today’s College Students
October 1st, 2020
Today’s college students believe work-life balance is very important when thinking about their careers after graduation.
Campus Free Speech Climate
September 29th, 2020
A new survey we released in partnership with The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) and RealClearEducation offers insights on the experience of being a student on a particular campus, and what it’s like to engage (or not) in the free exchange of ideas on that campus.
Newer PostsOlder Posts