College Pressures Zinsser Summary

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In William Zinsser’s article, “College Pressures”, he discusses how college students are growing up in a brutal environment that is caused by numerous pressures they are going through. He states that there are four major pressures that effect students. These pressures include economic, parental, peer, and self-induced. Zinsser successfully explains how each of these pressures negatively influences the student experience, and does an exceptional job of explaining how the four pressures are deterrents to a student’s success. The examples he provides are both realistic and relatable to a college student, which increases the value of the article. Each example provides insight into another side of college that most people don’t acknowledge. The
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