(Warning signs that may indicate possibly serious emerging
problems with your college career)
Indecisiveness about your major, personal and career
goals, or courses to take.
Frequent illness, repeated bouts of "stomach flu," headaches,
Increased drinking, smoking, or use of illegal substances;
coming to class "high."
Irresponsible, obsessive, promiscuous or unprotected
Repeatedly skipping classes, whether for work, illness, or
just out of neglect.
Difficulty keeping up with coursework, falling behind on
assignments or reading.
Questioning the relevance of required courses for your
Selecting classes without any connection to career,
Unrealistic overconfidence combined with failing grades or
poor prior academic record.
Failure to register for next semester or to reapply for financial aid and/or housing on
time; failure to complete the FAFSA.
If you live away from home:
Calling home daily or spending hours on the phone,
texting, on Twitter, Facebook or MySpace talking to family or home
Going home frequently, particularly missing school days to
O.W. 5/07 rev 5/09
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