It is the norm — not the exception — for college students with ADHD and other learning differences to experience academic, organizational, and social challenges in college.
Aggressive course loads, sudden independence, and an inescapable social scene are certainly a source of problems. But compounding all of that is the fact that many teens with ADHD don’t think about how their diagnosis will impact their college experience.
Some students don’t realize how much they rely on the support provided by teachers and parents. Others don’t accept their differences because they don’t want to stand out.Though it takes time, self-awareness is pivotal to finding success in college.Read more on additudemag.com