Coping with School Stress

Whether coping with high school or adjusting to college life, the student community has hundreds of posts on school stress written by your peers.

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High School & College Anxiety

I used to be good at school, now i don't understand nothing, and it's so frustrating. My grades are getting bad, and people keep saying that i'm not doing my best, but i do. I'm trying so hard, but i just... don't understand nothing at all and makes me feel like an idiot. I hope this app help me to feel less stress about it.

Posted at Apr 21, 2019 7:11 AM, 0 comments

just wanna let you know that i’m proud of you and it’s gonna get better. reach out to someone. stay strong, even though it’s hard.

Posted at Apr 22, 2019 3:41 PM, 1 comments

I'm a failure

Posted at Apr 24, 2019 3:11 PM, 2 comments

I hate school. My life is just hell. Anxiety is caring too much, depression is not caring enough. Both? Living hell.

Posted at Apr 22, 2019 3:52 PM, 5 comments

My first day back to school tomorrow and im TERRIFIED! Ive beem tracking my mood in the holidays and ive been much happier! Im scared that ill be back to the old me...

Posted at Apr 23, 2019 4:38 PM, 3 comments

I cried in class upon the realization that I sacrificed everything I loved in my life for absolutely nothing. A single B in the gradebook because of a temporary holding grade in one of my classes that got put in for everyone. It's the quarterly report card so it doesn't matter. But it matters to me, because there is something wrong in my head. I was so distraught by this that I couldn't work with ease on the test next class, which I should have known was an even bigger threat.

Posted at Apr 23, 2019 7:25 PM, 6 comments

Im so tired i honestly cannot find the motivation to revise

Posted at Apr 24, 2019 7:54 PM, 1 comments

I was so anxious and stressed about this math test I had today but I came out of it feeling really good. Studied really hard and hope I did as good as I think!

Posted at Apr 25, 2019 12:24 AM, 3 comments

I really need to get my shit together. Final papers and final exams are coming up and I’m afraid that my gpa won’t go up. I need a higher gpa to get into grad schools

Posted at Apr 24, 2019 2:15 AM, 3 comments

Anybody have tips on how to beat procrastination and actually get things done?

Posted at Apr 22, 2019 9:23 PM, 3 comments

I get so overwhelmed when I am in a certain professor’s class, she is very critical. Tips on how to mange anxiety during class?

Posted at Apr 24, 2019 4:55 AM, 2 comments

Will be having my preboards examination tomorrow. Im having a panic attack right now because I can't remember anything that I studied! I need help I don't want to go anymore

Posted at Apr 23, 2019 5:13 PM, 4 comments

Ive stopped showing up to class...because i cant force myself to go anymore. I cant leave my house...

Posted at Apr 24, 2019 3:57 PM, 2 comments

It's almost midnight and I'm just getting to hw for tomorrow because I was too busy finishing up a presentation I have to give... in 9 hrs! BUT WE DIE LIKE MEN LET'S DO THIS!! We claim this night for homework let's go!💪💪

Posted at Apr 23, 2019 3:37 AM, 1 comments

i am in a sport that I USED TO LOVE, but now stresses me out. i don't want to quit, but i hate it!

Posted at Apr 25, 2019 12:51 AM, 2 comments

I’m failing algebra and I feel like I’m the hardest working person there. I don’t get it.

Posted at Apr 25, 2019 12:09 AM, 4 comments

Hi everyone. I’m optimistic, but feeling worse everyday. My best friends aren’t talking to me. I’m ostracized in my sport. I feel totally and completely alone. And I’m burning out from school. Anyone that relates please offer advice.

Posted at Apr 25, 2019 4:31 AM, 3 comments

College is starting to feel less like school and more like bootcamp. Sometimes I forget why I’m even here.

Posted at Apr 23, 2019 4:00 PM, 3 comments

I've been sitting with my workload in front of me for hours and i haven't done anything. I just feel really really terrible about myself and i feel guilty and scared that im just gonna disappoint everyone i know. No matter how bad i want myself to get work done , i just can't idk why. Its really bad cuz right now i feel terrible and that im a failure and that feelings getting worse by the second.

Posted at Apr 22, 2019 6:21 AM, 1 comments

When I think about everything I have to do, I freeze. It’s like I’ve been tazed and I’m just immobile. I can’t even begin my work, even if it shouldn’t be that hard.

Posted at Apr 21, 2019 11:24 PM, 2 comments

I’m falling behind in my classes and I joke about it, but I wake up in the middle of the night and cry about it. I don’t know what to do

Posted at Apr 24, 2019 11:09 PM, 1 comments

Why is not mental health a good enough reason to stay home?? I have so many things I need to do at school, but I just can’t get myself to do them. Instead I sit for hours just thinking about how much of a failure I am. Everything is going worse this year, and nobody knows. School stress me out, but everyone just tell me that I need to plan better. I need to schedule out my week so I know when to work, but it’s not always THAT easy. I wish people (and especially teachers) could realize this.

Posted at Apr 25, 2019 1:15 PM, 4 comments

Slept two hours last night, and then today, school hit me hard, what a great start..

Posted at Apr 23, 2019 12:37 PM, 1 comments

I am stressed out. 4 days till my holiday ends. And the group presentation is soon. I'm so scared I'll mess up the group's performance.

Posted at Apr 24, 2019 10:19 AM, 2 comments

So this is the second day of national exams,, and i'm not gonna lie, i'm seriously so nervous about my scores.. i did everything i could, and yet there's something telling me that i won't make it.

Posted at Apr 23, 2019 2:10 PM, 1 comments
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