October

Three U of T Scarborough students walking outside on a fall day

Potential Stressors

  • Preparation for university midterms begin (mid-October to mid-November).
  • Time management and course workload (not aware of the self discipline required).
  • Surprise and disappointment at lower marks or not seeing the same grades achieved in high school.
  • Difficulty making choices about maintaining relationships with family and friends while starting a new life and new friends, juggling home and school commitments.
  • Financial stress and discovering the need to budget and manage personal finances.
  • Maintaining part-time employment with academic commitments.

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