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Stress and the College Student

24-05-2015 Affordable Schools Student Stress
stress and the college student

Stress and the College Student

Multiple deadlines, midterms and projects

It's part of college life. But add in a part time job, social activities and loans, it's no wonder so many under graduates are stressed out.

Stress Stats

  • 22 - is the average age when a person will experience anxiety for the first time
  • 4 out of 10: The number of college students that feel stressed
  • 46.3 percent: The percentage of college students who feel completely overwhelmed by their academic responsibilities
  • 11 percent: The percentage of students who discussed their stress with a campus counselor

Impact on Academic Success

The four factors students felt impacted their GPAs included:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Work
  • Sleep Difficulties

If you are a student and need help with stress, anxiety or sleep difficulty contact Oxford CBT.

Article shared with permission from Affordable Schools with thanks. Original article is on their website here.