College Stress In College

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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 dropping out of school or do something immature. After reading the three articles: Mindset by Dweck, Finding Purpose by Dr. Khullar, and Redirect by Wilson, it was clear that all three of the authors were directing their works to college students who are in tremendous amount of stress and inspire them through the stressful college life. 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
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