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Admitted high school behaviors

  1. 1. Admitted High School Behaviors<br />Alison Lin<br />
  2. 2. “Freshmen Adjust to College Socially but Struggle Academically, Survey Finds”<br />By Jeffrey R. Young<br />Many changes in behavior and attitudes<br />Drink More<br />Study a Little Harder<br />Spend far Less Time on Volunteer Work and Exercise<br />“Your First College Year”<br />
  3. 3. “Your First College Year”<br />Survey conducted by the Higher Education Research Institute at the University of California at Los Angeles<br />Nearly 25,000 freshmen at 109 four-year colleges<br />Given in April of 2002 and during first week on campus, fall 2002<br />Adjust well socially to college life<br />But struggled academically<br />
  4. 4. Friends For Life<br />
  5. 5. Friends For Life<br />Freshmen do well in developing close friendships<br />84% of freshmen completely or fairly successful<br />
  6. 6. PARTY TIME!!!<br />The number of freshmen who party more than 6 hours per week rose from 21.4% to 26.5%<br />
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  8. 8. Chug ChugChug<br />Percentage of students who drank frequently or occasionally rose<br />45.8% at the beginning of the year<br />58.5% at the end of the year<br />
  9. 9. Studying in High School<br />
  10. 10. Adjusting Academically<br />Students who felt “frequently overwhelmed”<br />29.9% to 37.8%<br />97% thought they had some kind of chance at a B average<br />Only 77% did<br />47.9% felt fairly successful or completely successful in getting to know their professors<br />31% felt intimidated<br />
  11. 11. Statistics show…<br />Volunteer work<br />From 88.5%<br />To 62.9%<br />Talking politically<br />From 20.5%<br />To 13.4%<br />
  12. 12. Freshman 10???<br />Exercising or playing a sport 6 hours or more<br />From 53% to 34%<br />
  13. 13. Survey Says…<br /><ul><li>Adjusting socially to college life
  14. 14. Adjusting academically</li></ul>Ms. Sax says…<br />“Student’s self-confidence is declining academically. The real challenge of the first year at this point is to help students adjust academically.”<br />

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