Dealing With Peer Pressure In College

Most of the time we think about peer pressure as something that exists in middle and high schools. Yet peer pressure doesn’t end when students graduate and is a very real and potentially more influential force with students who are in college. For students who are out on their own for the first time and unused to being responsible for every decision in their lives, peer pressure can be difficult to manage. If you’re looking for ways to get a handle on the peer pressure you’re experiencing in college, here are some pointers to help guide you through.

No matter how old you get, peer pressure will always be a part of life. Learning how to deal with it and make decisions independently of what others think is cool or what everyone else is doing is an important part of growing up and becoming your own person. It won’t be easy, but it can be rewarding so try these tips to face peer pressure as a college student head on.

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