25 Things Every College Student Should Know About Dealing With Social Anxiety
Anxiety doesn't have to hold you back.
We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community and a few mental health experts to share the best ways to thrive in college when you're socially anxious.
Everyone experiences social anxiety differently and has different triggers. Some people get anxious talking in front of groups, others get anxious meeting new people — and some get anxious about a million things in between. But one thing most people can agree on is that college can be a literal minefield for anyone with social anxiety.
So here are some tips that might help with a little or a lot of what makes you anxious at school. For more general advice on protecting your mental health in college, check out this post.