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What Advice Do You Have For Students Dealing With Freshman Year Anxiety?

What helped you ease your mind when you first went away to school?

For a lot of people, starting college is an exciting time of independence, fun, and self-discovery.

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But sometimes, it can also involve crippling anxiety. For some, it's triggered by homesickness or loneliness. Other times, it's just general anxiety.

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So, what tips do you have for new college freshmen dealing with anxiety?

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Maybe when you first started school, going for runs really helped you get out of your head.

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Or perhaps joining a club gave you a sense of community and helped you make friends who shared your interests.

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Or maybe you found a YouTube channel of meditations that helped calm you down when you felt uneasy.

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So what advice would you give college freshmen living with anxiety? Please leave your tips, tricks, and other helpful anecdotes in the comments below!