Survival Guide for College-Bound Honor Roll StudentsUnique Challenges Straight ‘A’ Students Face & How to Conquer Them
For high school honor students who thrive on academics, college is the natural next step to build on their achievements. It’s a path many people take – in the fall of 2017, roughly 17.5 million students enrolled in undergraduate programs at U.S. colleges and universities. However, even straight-A and high-GPA students can struggle once they hit college. Some choose prestigious universities that demand far more than what was expected in high school. Other times, the newfound freedoms of college life derail good learning habits. To make a smooth transition between high school and college, keep reading to learn more about the differences between the two arenas, how to avoid common mistakes, and what resources are available to ensure success.