Archive for the ‘Freshman’ Category

Stress is not an uncommon thing for any student or non-student for that matter. But is the amount of stress increasing and are students dealing with more in their lives today (than say a generation ago) creating more emotional and mental stability issues? Some would think so. I would tend to agree.

I have honestly referred more kids to counselors this school year than any year previous. I predict I will continue to see this.

One word the Huffington Post article issues best describes what I am seeing – “Overwhelmed.” Here is the ARTICLE. Take a look and let me know what you think. There are related post at the bottom of the article (I have not read them yet.) They might be worth taking a look at as well.

What are you seeing among the student population you work with?

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Beloit College released its mindset list for the class of 2014 today. It is worth taking a look at. The list does provide some perspective of what this generation has grown up with and with out.

You can see the list HERE.

Here are some interesting statistics on American Freshman. You can find the link here.

What are your thoughts?