Question: What are the most common problems college freshmen face in there first year at college?
The most common problems freshmen ("first-years") face at college include:
<p>- separation from old friends and family<br/></p><p>- dealing responsibly with new levels of personal freedom<br/></p><p>- encountering differing points of view (politics, religion, etc.)<br/></p><p>- adjusting to a more intense academic work load<br/></p><p>- learning to love institutional food<br/></p><p>- having to do laundry and room cleaning<br/></p><p>- (for athletes) learning to balance sports and academics<br/></p><p>- adjusting to dorm life</p><p>As for the last issue about dorm life, here's a link to a much more detailed<br/></p><p>discussion from our Ask the Dean archives:</p><p>http://www.collegeconfidential.com/dean/000023</p>
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