Over 50% of PSU students report having 4 or fewer drinks each week, if they drink at all.
Fact taken from 2015 NH Higher Education on line Alcohol and Drug Survey at PSU.
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End of the semester anxiety regarding academic performance and concern over finals is paramount. This is perhaps the last chance to save one’s grade in one or many classes.
This is a time of extreme pressure and emotional overload. The student may drastically fear parental reaction to first semester performance. Listen and steady them in their panic.
The anticipation of six weeks at home can inspire both dread and excitement. Encourage your student to secure some work during the break to make some “fun money” and foster some level of financial independence.
Prepare for further negotiations regarding curfews and responsibilities while living at home.