Causes Of Stress In College Essay

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Stress in College
College life has been one of the most stressful period of a person’s life, it still is. There is stress most of the time in school, since college is where one is transitioning from student life to work life. According to Beiter, stress levels are the highest are academic performance, pressure to succeed, and post-graduation plans. Demographically, the most stressed, anxious, and depressed students were transfers, upperclassmen, and those living off-campus. (Beiter, 90). Some students must handle both school and work at the same time. Maintaining a stable GPA while participating in different clubs to build a good portfolio for future jobs, is hard and stressful for any kind of student. If stress is not handled properly one can end up
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From the three articles, Dweck’s mindset relates to me more compared to the two.

Dweck an acclaimed educator, psychologist, and a professor, believes a person’s mindset is the most accurate measure of the future success. Dweck in the article shows best strategies that work for students in college under stress. Her strategies do show how students differ in school and what kind of student is best believed to graduate from college and have a stable career ahead. In her article, she first shows how college students differ by introducing the two types of mindset, the “fixed mindset” and the “growth mindset.” A fixed mindset is the one where the person believes that the someone’s personal qualities are carved in a stone, and the person who also always has an urgency to prove themselves over and over (6). On the other hand, a growth mindset is based on the belief that your basic qualities are things you can cultivate through your efforts, your strategies, and help from others (7). Dweck suggest that people with growth mindset tend
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