Undergrads reveal their fears of disappointing their parents
Several college students took to Whisper, the popular app that provides an anonymous platform for people to share their most honest thoughts, to explain what it's really like to try not to disappoint their families.
The idea that everyone finds themselves in college is nowhere near true:
Being able to deal with college academically doesn't necessarily mean you like being there:
Sometimes big commitments like being on a team can take away from your true college experience:
Breaking to your parents that you've made a big decision for yourself can be terribly overwhelming:
Knowing how much is riding on your grades might provoke lots of anxiety:
Undergraduate social scenes often offer the opportunity for behaviors mommy wouldn't necessarily approve of:
Struggling academically might make a student feel like he or she isn't smart:
Knowing your parents take pride in your achievements is one of the most rewarding feelings:
Several students might feel like their parents' emotional well-being is more important than their own:
Feeling like your parents are watching your every move in the place you're supposed to be discovering independence can be confusing:
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There are plenty of ways to reduce stress as a college student:
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