Study Reveals What It’s Like to Move Back Home With Mom and Dad During Coronavirus (And It’s Not All Bad)

Millions of students entered college last fall thinking they were finally free from their families. Unfortunately, coronavirus gave them a rude awakening during spring semester when, instead of heading for a tropical spring break destination with their classmates, they had to pack up their stuff and move back home with their parents.

A whopping 78 percent of college students are shacking up again with the ‘rents and a recent survey asked 1,203 of them how they felt about this unforeseen transition. Surprisingly, it’s not all bad. We’re unpacking the major findings from this survey to understand what happens when you end up back in your childhood bedroom just as you were trying to launch yourself into adulthood.

Cover Photo: HBO

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