A quick 5-question quiz to prompt a "gut check" if your college student is struggling to adapt. This is not a substitute for a professional evaluation.
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Question 1 of 5
How would you describe your college freshman's overall mood and emotional well-being since starting college?
Very positive and upbeat
Mostly positive, with occasional fluctuations
Consistently low or negative
Question 2 of 5
How well is your college freshman adapting to the academic demands of college?
Excelling academically and managing coursework effectively
Adjusting reasonably well, with occasional difficulties
Struggling to keep up with assignments and coursework
Question 3 of 5
How would you rate your college freshman's social life and level of engagement with peers?
Actively involved in social activities and making new friends
Engaging with peers but could benefit from more connections
Experiencing loneliness or difficulty making meaningful connections
Question 4 of 5
How is your college freshman's level of self-motivation and enthusiasm for their college experience?
Highly motivated and enthusiastic about their studies and campus life
Generally motivated, but may have periods of lower motivation
Lacking motivation and feeling disengaged from their college experience
Question 5 of 5
How well does your college freshman communicate with you about their challenges and concerns?
Open and communicative, regularly sharing their experiences and seeking support
Somewhat communicative, but may hesitate to share certain difficulties
Rarely communicates about challenges and may seem emotionally distant