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While the transition to college can be challenging, these resources may help.


Life is filled with trials and struggles, and the college years are no exception. The litany of new experiences and responsibilities can be overwhelming at times, and students may experience feelings of frustration, sadness, confusion and loneliness. It's important to have an arsenal of tools and support available--so you feel empowered to overcome challenges and embrace the growth that comes with them.

The following resources can help you start untangling what you’re experiencing and find a path forward. If you need further assistance, please reach out to the Student Success Center, which can connect you with your academic advisor or a mental health counselor.

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Anxiety is a normal part of the human experience. Learn how to cope with everyday anxiety, and when you need to seek treatment.
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Emotions are a crucial part of life, but sometimes they can feel hard to manage.
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Time management is the ability to use your time effectively and productively to accomplish your goals. It is a skill that takes time and tenacity to develop, but will help you lead a productive life.
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The college experience can cause many feelings for students, from excitement and anticipation, to isolation and loneliness.
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Starting college involves a tremendous amount of change and excitement, which can lead to excessive stress.
It’s normal to be nervous or tense before a test—but severe dread or prolonged anxiety can impact your performance.
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Many international students come to Ensign College to obtain a degree and relevant job skills. Attending school in a new country, however, can take some getting used to.
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Grieving is a natural process that everyone experiences at some point, and there is no right or wrong way to grieve. But understanding grief can help you (and your loved ones) find healing sooner.
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Your first few weeks and months at college can be an adjustment, with exciting changes that bring a variety of emotions.
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Periods of depression in life are normal. However, intense or long-lasting depression may be cause for concern.


The Student Success Center is here to help! Please contact us with any further questions at 801-524-8151.

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