“Welcome to the best four years of your life!” Sike. College can be fun, but more often than not you're swamped with enough work to keep you busy for a lifetime. Have you stress-called your mom sobbing about your mountain of assignments? Too anxious to fall asleep at night? Still questioning why you volunteered for four years of mental and financial torture? If so, you might just go to one of the most stressful colleges. Warning: Anxiety levels may increase from reading this.
Find out if you have what it takes to survive at the 10 most stressful colleges.
2. Stanford University
Located in sunny California, Stanford is known for its pretty weather and even prettier scenery. Palm trees, sun—how stressful could this school be? Very. According to The Stanford Daily, 23 percent of students considered suicide in 2014. That’s not including the number of students who feel stressed and depressed on a regular basis. “There are definitely times when I’ve felt so stressed I actually cry. I knew school here would be difficult but sometimes it feels like too much,” said junior Mary A. Sometimes the sun isn’t enough to shake off the blues, especially at a high-strung school like this.
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