New Graduates Delay Trips, Moves, Internships Due to Pandemic
This may be a time of new beginnings for young adults embarking on life after college, but the pandemic is forcing many to push back their post-graduate plans.
The class of 2020 has experienced its share of COVID-19-related disruptions, ranging from the cancellation of in-person classes to the implementation of virtual graduation ceremonies. A survey by financial solutions provider Affirm found that many new graduates will continue to see disruptions to their plans for the foreseeable future.
Not only are new grads putting off celebration ceremonies, but many are also altering some of their post-college plans.
Post-graduate aspirations set aside
Nearly half of consumers canceled summer travel plans because of the pandemic, and some college graduates may have been among them.