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College Academic Success with ADD
People with ADD/ADHD have difficulty with executive functioning, which impacts implementation and monitoring of their academic plans. Since these skills don't come naturally to us, we need to explicitly plan our road to academic success in college. Here are some pointers on how to do that.
College First Semester Pain and ADD
While college freshmen with Attention Deficit Disorder start their first year full of energy and hope, by mid-semester they are often bogged down in the abyss of academic struggles. Are they there to stay? Can they dig out? What can be done to salvage the academic semester?
College Freshman Failure with ADD
You sent your child with Attention Deficit Disorder off to college with a shiny new wardrobe, lots of advice, and full of hope. When December rolled around, the totality of the fiasco hit you in the face. Your child with ADD made a shambles out of the first semester in college. What do you do now?
College Freshman Problems and ADD
As students with Attention Deficit Disorder go off to college for the first time, there is a huge transition from high school work to college studies. Also, they lose their support system that often cues them to do those tasks that are essential. How can a student take charge of his college life?
College Graduation and ADD
Congratulations! You are graduating from college! Your road has not been smooth. However, you persevered, learned to plan, and found your own study style. Because you cared and worked hard, you are graduating. Let's collect all of that learning to get you ready for your big launch into the world.
College Life with ADD
Build college success! When students with ADD go to college, many of them have difficulty that is related to their Attention Deficit Disorder. This category on the ADD site will explore the many facets of succeeding in college with Attention Deficit Disorder.
College Living with Attention Deficit Disorder
Many students with Attention Deficit Disorder plan to go to college. Yes, planning is the key for a successful college experience! What kind of living situation makes sense for a kid with ADD? That depends on the kid, and they should reflect on their needs to find their best living circumstances.
College Organizational and Learning Tools for ADD
In college, folks with Attention Deficit Disorder learn how to organize large amounts of class material. You can be highly successful in college. Hard work & the tools that the college provides, like the syllabi & online learning platform, along with your academic calendar, brings you success.
College Resources for Students with ADD
Starting college is an exciting time filled with new adventures. Sometimes peril rides right along with those adventures when you have ADD. Structures that helped you be successful in your high school career will be left behind, so you will have to build some new personal and academic scaffolding.
College Students Misusing ADD Drugs
A new study from the University of South Carolina did a meta-analysis of 30 studies involving the misuse of ADD/ADHD medications like Adderall and methylphenidate by college students. After crunching the numbers, the study found that 1 in 6 or 17% of college students misuse stimulant drugs.
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