Research + News | Topic: Stress
Dec 19, 2019
More Testing Means More Stress For Teens – And There’s No Solution In Sight
tudents today face mounting pressure not just to get into college, but to figure out how to pay for an increasingly unaffordable education by working or by setting themselves so far apart from their peers that they’re awarded scholarships. Read the article here.
Dec 17, 2019
Final Exams, College Essays, Family Pressures: Here Are 6 Ways To Help Your Teen Manage Stress
You may not be capable of making your teen’s stress magically vanish, but there are things you can do to make it more manageable. Read the article here
Sep 19, 2019
Helping Teens Deal With College Stress
High school is stressful, but when you add in the pressure to get into college then the stress can skyrocket. Read the article here.
Aug 2, 2019
Stressed Teens Fret Over How Much To Relax During The Summer
For many teenagers, summer break has become a multiple-choice pressure cooker, when they must decide whether to: (a) rest and recharge, (b) work and make money, or (c) rack up activities that stand out on college applications. Read the article here.
May 28, 2019
The Unintended Consequences Of Academic Pressure
Where did academic pressure come from? Read the blog post from Tim Elmore here.
Nov 12, 2018
Why So Busy? Our Flawed College System Takes Toll On Families Years Before Tuition Is Due
Families jam their schedules and fret over finances to prepare their kids for college. But all this craziness comes at a cost to parents and children. Read the article here.
Aug 1, 2018
Doing It For The College Resume – Not a Great Idea
It’s great for teens to get involved in their communities. But in addition to excelling in school, many feel pressure to overload their schedules with extracurriculars in hopes of improving the odds they’ll be admitted to the college of their choice. Read the article here.
Aug 11, 2017
Georgia Professor Allows Stressed Out Students To Choose Their Own Grades
A professor at the University of Georgia will allow his fall semester students to pick their own grades in an effort to reduce the stress levels of his students. Read the article here.
Feb 15, 2017
A Good Night’s Sleep A Better Alternative To Teen Nap Clubs
A look at lack of sleep, teen naps clubs, and the pressures high schoolers face, especially the pressure of getting accepted to college. Read the article here.
Aug 31, 2016
Why College is a Risky Time for Students’ Mental Health
Dana hadn’t had any prior experiences with mental illness when her son Oliver went away to school at Kenyon College, but just three weeks into his freshman year he suffered from a mental break. Read the full article here.