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Study: College Students with ADHD at Greater Risk for Low Grades, Dropping Out

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February 24, 2021College students with ADHD score half a grade level below their peers from freshman year onward and face a higher-than-average risk for dropping out of higher education, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.1Researchers reviewed annual psychological and educational evaluations of 201 college students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD) — 97 receiving medication, 104 not receiving medication — and compared them to 205 college students without ADHD.

Demographic, psychological, and service-related (such as receipt of academic support) variables were also considered as predictors of performance, semester GPA shifts, progress toward graduation, and.

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