blog post, a reader asked about changing schools after a particularly bad couple of semesters dealing with PTSD. The problem is common enough, and the answer is long enough, that it deserved its own post.
No matter how smart or talented or resilient you are, you are bound to experience a culture shock when you transition from military service to a college campus. That transition often makes the first few terms on campus much harder than you expect them to be, which can lead to some serious academic issues.
To make things worse, the symptoms of anxiety, depression, grief, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and other serious issues usually start to show up during the second or third semester of school, compounding an already difficult transition.
If you're facing serious academic difficulty, and are thinking about dropping out or changing schools, this article will help you weigh your options. Read on....