13 Survival Tips from College Graduates with ADHD

College is not a time to wait and see what happens. It is a time to plan, prepare, and anticipate every conceivable ADHD-related challenge. Begin by following these guidelines for teens leaving the house and living independently for the first time. They could save you a lot of anguish — and money.

Wait and See

College is not like high school. The demands on time, lack of a daily routine, and countless party and activity options can easily unsettle and distract ADHD students. Take a month's pass on all extracurricular activities until you are sure your school challenges are manageable. It's easy to get into academic jeopardy in college, given the the fast pace of classes and the limited number of grades you can earn.  
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