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