The Negative Effects Of College Students

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Did you know that many college students are stressed out in their daily lives? According to a 2008 mental health study by the Associated Press and mtvU, eight out of ten college students answered that they have sometimes or frequently experienced stress in their daily lives. Even though students may not show the effects of stress in unhealthy habitats, the psychological and social effects of stress can influence students in less apparent ways. Moreover, the survey taken by Stanford University showed that women reported feeling more stress than men. Those women spent more time studying, volunteering, participating in student groups and doing housework than men. Thinking about these college students, college education should not be mandatory. Besides students feeling stress, college graduates do not have that much of positive effects on their career, going to college can be a waste of money, and it does not always make positive effects in the future. First, many people think that college makes students easier to have better career, but college graduates actually do not have that much of positive effects on their career. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 44% of recent college graduates were underemployed in 2012, and in 2011, 50% of college graduates under 25 years old had no job or a part-time job. Many college graduates are un- or underemployed. Also, in 2012, one out of three college graduates had a job that required a high school diploma or less
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