News & Research
College, COVID, and the Future of Learning
June 25th, 2020
Our latest research in partnership with the Charles Koch Foundation finds that more than 90% of college students say they should pay less in tuition if schools only offer online classes. Here’s everything university leaders should know.
College Pulse Hits 100 Million Survey Responses
June 22nd, 2020
We’re very excited to announce that, as of today, College Pulse has collected 100 million student responses from our American College Student Panel™, which includes over 400,000 verified students representing more than 800 different colleges and universities in all 50 states.
1 in 10 College Students Will Change Their Fall Plans
May 4th, 2020
As colleges and universities grapple with financial losses related to coronavirus, it remains unclear whether campuses will reopen in the fall. Students are already changing their plans for next semester.
Student Election Tracker
May 1st, 2020
On a weekly basis, Chegg–in partnership with College Pulse–is surveying over 1,500 college students across the United States on the 2020 presidential election. Every Thursday, we update this page with the latest survey data, offering an in-depth guide to how the race for the Democratic nomination is shaping up among college students.
How Students’ Top Companies Recruit on YouTube
April 27th, 2020
The economic slowdown brought on by coronavirus has pushed both companies and universities online, making it impossible for college recruiters to host career fairs and other events in person. With virtual recruiting on the rise, here is everything companies should know Gen Z workers are looking for.
How Students’ Top Companies Recruit on Instagram
April 22nd, 2020
Social media can be a lucrative tool for recruiters looking to boost their company’s brand and reach a larger network of college students on the cusp of entering the job market. The top companies students want to work for all have popular Instagram accounts — and other organizations can learn from their success. A recent […]
College Seniors are Very Concerned About the Job Market
April 20th, 2020
More than 22 million Americans filed for unemployment in just one month due to the coronavirus outbreak shuttering many businesses. The possibility of a slow economic recovery has college students expecting few job prospects after graduation. A new survey of 1,500 undergraduates finds that students across lines of gender, year, and political leaning worry about […]
Helping Employees Pay Off Student Loans Is a Win-Win
April 14th, 2020
Amid the economic slowdown brought on by coronavirus, employer-paid student loan benefits now provide tax advantages that can help both employers and employees weather the storm. College students currently accruing debt are also more likely to apply for jobs that offer student loan benefits, making it easier for companies with these benefits to recruit top […]
College Students’ Coronavirus Fears Continue to Climb
April 6th, 2020
As the coronavirus outbreak worsens in the U.S., dozens of American college students have tested positive for COVID-19 and at least one has died. Students around the country are now taking the pandemic seriously. A new survey of 1,500 undergraduates finds that an overwhelming majority (93%) are concerned about the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, […]
One-Third of College Students Say Political Correctness Hurts Comedy
March 30th, 2020
By Lily Laurencio More than one-third (36%) of students say political correctness is detrimental to comedy. A majority (52%) of students say sexual assault is not OK to joke about, but female students are twice as likely as male students to say so (66% vs 31%). While 6 in 10 (60%) students believe offensive jokes […]
1 in 10 Students Who Back Joe Biden Would Vote For Trump Over Sanders
March 19th, 2020
College students’ overwhelming support for Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign only grew stronger as the Democratic primary narrowed to two frontrunners. While most college Democrats plan on voting for whoever wins the party’s nomination, a significant portion who support former Vice President Joe Biden say they would vote for Donald Trump over Sanders. The Chegg/College […]
College Students Rely Heavily on LinkedIn During the Job Search
March 16th, 2020
Students overall use YouTube, Instagram, and Snapchat more than other social media platforms, but almost half (48%) use LinkedIn most often during the job search. 6 in 10 (60%) students say a company’s social media activity can tell them a lot about the company culture. But female students are more likely than male students to […]