Top 10 Impediments to Academic Success

According to the American College Health Association (ACHA), students reported the following factors affected their individual academic performance.  
Please note:  8 of the 10 factors are mental health related


Percentage of Students Affected

Stress 30.3%
Anxiety 21.8%
Sleep Difficulties  21%
Cold/Sore Throat 15.1%
Work 13.8%
Depression 13.5%
Internet / Computer games 11.6%
Concern for Troubled Friend or Family Member   10.9%
Participation in Extracurricular Activities 10.5%
Relationship Difficulties   9.5%

(from ACHA, Spring 2014 Report)