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Report: College Students Are Anxious, but Optimistic

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If you've been feeling more stressed than normal lately, you're definitely not alone. In a recent survey of 3,500 full-time college students conducted by College Pulse in partnership with Course Hero and NASPA, 56 percent of students reported feeling at least "somewhat anxious" and 21 percent say that they are "constantly worried" right now. No groups of students are immune to feeling overwhelmed and worried. But female students and those who identify as non-straight (LGBTQIA+) report the highest levels of anxiety, and are also the most likely to seek support from friends and use their schools' mental health resources.

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