College Transition Initiative

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The transition from high school to college is a difficult one, and yet, it is a transition that is often overlooked. This site is to help college bound students, parents, and youth workers stay up to date on the latest research and trends in regards to college transition. Your comments are greatly appreciated. Join the conversation!

Monday, September 17, 2007

College Students Don't Get Enough Sleep

USA Today reports on new studies that reveal that college students don't sleep enough:

"Colleges are starting to wake up to how sleep deprivation cuts into the academic and athletic performance of their students. All-nighters have become a habit in higher education, but a handful of small new studies help document the consequences."

The study also shows what Duke, UCLA, Rice and Maryland are doing to help students develop better sleeping habits. Read the article, College students' performance suffers from lack of sleep here.


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