It’s very common for parents and other adults to say things like: “You are young! Why do you need to stress? How hard can your life be? Can you imagine what we adults have to go through?”

But ask the college students out there and they'll tell you.

Being somewhat independent for the first time, new friendships, relationships, studying a subject of one’s choice, new experiences, it’s all quite exhilarating. However, along with this excitement, all the change and transitions can cause serious stress.

So let's not think college students don't get stressed out. They very much do.