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College and Stress – One Student’s Experience

Author: Tessa Posted: February 15th, 2013

There are a lot of stressful things about being in college. I’m a junior now, and you could say these past three years have been very stressful. I switched my major two times, applied for internships, got a job, etc. Going through these stressful situations was hard at times, but in the end, the stress was worth it.


The most stressful part of switching majors and applying for the job was the processes. Having to accept that I needed to change wasn’t easy. I had to meet with different advisers, make sure my credits transferred, and apply to the majors. Applying to the specific major that I was interested in was stressful because I knew they looked for certain things. Mass Communication is a very competitive major. I had to write an essay, send in my transcript, and get certain grades in the core classes. Applying was stressful but when I got the email that I was accepted, the stress was all worth it.
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