6 tips to reduce stress for college freshmen

For college freshmen, this time of year can be full of stress, loneliness and overwhelming feelings. You have to deal with classes, homework, social interactions, new living conditions, roommates and new independence.

Too much stress and you can lose interest in schoolwork, become emotionally upset and even feel physically ill. Here are some tips to reduce college stress and adjust to campus life. Read more

College stress? Try these tips for managing stress

The astronomical amounts of college stress new students must deal with on a daily basis can be overwhelming. Most students are on their own for the first time and are faced with life-altering decisions, like choosing majors—choices that can ultimately shape their career paths and the rest of their lives. If that isn’t enough, college students must also grapple with a constant workload of quizzes, tests, papers, projects, group assignments, presentations, and more, from multiple professors with unique teaching styles and sets of expectations. Is it any wonder that 20 percent of undergrads are “constantly stressed”? Read more