Transcript gaps? Strong college application remains possible

By COLIN BERESFORD
NerdWallet

Applying to college typically comes with some uncertainty, but this year's applicants are tackling one additional question: What should you do when a pandemic has limited what goes into your college applications?

Many extracurriculars, including sports and clubs, couldn't go on during the pandemic. And many school districts across the country, recognizing the challenges the pandemic has posed, offered the option for students to not receive letter grades for classes they took.