College: A Productive Year Off

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Emergent adults are taking less of a straight line to adulthood than past generations did. They are more likely to take a year off or change schools once or more. Many are withdrawing from school for emotional reasons or due to adjustment difficulties.

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College Preparation and Choice

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Currently, statistics for college failure hover at close to 50% nationally; this alarming statistic is likely due, in large part, to adjustment difficulties as students attempt to simultaneously adapt to new academic, social, and independent living challenges. These adjustment difficulties are further compounded when a college entrant has a history of emotional struggles such as depression, anxiety, personality disorders, or substance abuse.

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