What’s the Value of Harvard Without a Campus?
Ezra Marcus and Jonah Engel Bromwich, The New York Times
Life on Harvard University's campus was meant to offer students the possibility of forming relationships with well-connected peers and professors, a social environment that could multiply opportunities. Now, the experience has narrowed into what is possible through a computer screen.
For all college students, including and especially those from low-income backgrounds, the coronavirus has unraveled years of hard work and extracurricular hustle. Some are now questioning the value of an elite institution.