Stress is the emotional and physical way in which our bodies respond to an external stress or fear. Stress may affect your ability to perform well academically. You may experience difficulty with concentration, memory, completing your work, or attending class.
College is a new and exciting time, but it can be overwhelming. Recognizing the sources of stress is important in preventing it from becoming unmanageable or debilitating. Causes of stress for college students include relationships, academic performance and unhealthy habits.
If you are feeling stressed or overwhelmed, use the resources below or contact a counselor for help: