“But virtual connection with school counselors isn’t the same, and some worry that the pandemic will shape who gets to attend college — a change that could jeopardize educational equity and colleges’ revenues for years to come.
‘It’s scary. I’m nervous. I’m concerned,’ said Guadalupe Torres, who leads Washington — College Possible, a nonprofit that works to get south King County students to and through college. ‘These are warning signs. If we’re not working now, it’s only going to make this problem bigger.’”