Sh. Looka’ there. They aren’t verah rare, but they’re still quite a sight to come across. Look at how this one has only little hair left. That’s from what the locals call “post-secondary education stress.” Notice the black bags under the eyes and the involuntary twitch o’ the lip. You might think this poor creature’s a Crack Addict, but it’s actually…
… a College Student.
All jokingness aside *i’m-dropping-the-accent*, welcome to StressingOutCollege, a place for individuals who may or may not be susceptible to what Dictionary.com defines as “a specific response by the body to a stimulus, as fear or pain, that disturbs or interferes with the normal physiological equilibrium of an organism…” blah blah blah – stress. Stress! That’s what I’m talking about! If you’ve ever cared enough about anything, whether it’s family, your grades, or your Justin Bieber t-shirt collection, you have been a victim of stress.
There are already plenty of sites and articles dealing with college advice/tips/stories/etc, etc, etc. This isn’t one of those. Not really. There’ll be some advice here and there, but seeing as I’m be a little new to the whole college thing, I’ll mostly just be writing down observations and musings – whatever comes to my mind that I want to talk about concerning my own experience and the entire college experience in general. So let’s do this. *turn on “Eye of the Tiger”*
If you want to learn more about me, check out the “Stressed Out Student” page. I’ll be updating that shortly.
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