Generation COVID: Record Numbers of Youth Opt Out of College, Work

September 28, 2022

Three years into the pandemic, after two years of isolation, shuttered schools and virtual commencements, high school graduates like Jones from the classes of 2020, 2021 and beyond—call them Generation COVID—are shunning college in record numbers. ECMC Group’s Question The Quo survey data was cited in an article about the record number of Gen Z teens opting out of college.