13 Chin-Strokingly Fascinating Scientific Insights About The College Experience

13 Chin-Strokingly Fascinating Scientific Insights About The College Experience

College – if there’s anything we’ve learned from watching the dozens and dozens of movies set on campuses and during the senior year of high school, it’s where dreams come true and the party never ends. Well, that’s not exactly true. Apparently, a lot of college students basically feel like they don’t belong there -- so, if you ever had similar suspicions, rest assured you were far from alone. Going to college is a bit over romanticized, and the realities of it tend to clash with the portrayals of it. One of those realities is that it’s not for everyone. It can be a demanding and rewarding time, or it can be a few years of just, well, not a good time. And without getting into the demographics of who gets the chance to go and who is more likely to succeed, the actual work one does can and does break people who aren’t up to it. With that jovial thought said, let’s get into the list!

Getting your first job during tough economic times means you're likely to get paid more in your career. Apparently, that's because you're more likely to work harder in college in that situation and get better grades, SO you'll get a better first job, giving your career a boost. NOW YOU

Source: OUP

Apparently, imposter syndrome is pretty common among students. A BYU study of 213 students found that one fifth had a very strong feeling that they were imposters. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

Source: BYU


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