College & Chronic Illness
As a preview to the book I have written college and chronic illness, I’m writing a series of articles that address obstacles college students face while dealing with disease. Be forewarned that as this content is part of a book, it is copyrighted information (along with much of the other content on this site) and those who do not respect the copyrighted material will be subject to consequences.
- College and Chronic Illness: Basic First Steps — things to consider when choosing a university and preparing for school
- College and Chronic Illness: Your First Two Weeks on Campus— a cheat sheet of sorts to help you prioritize disability and chronic illness-related tasks. Things like when to talk to your roommates about your disease; getting disability documentation, learning the location of handicapped accessible parking for your classroom buildings.
- College and Chronic Illness: Professor Etiquette — the student-teacher relationship takes on new meaning as a chronically ill student in large classes. Learn how to take advantage of office hours, how to make the most of this relationship, and how to deal with professors who are not prepared to help you with any accommodations your chronic illness demands.
- College and Chronic Illness: Surviving Finals Week — things to remember during finals when you are a chronically ill student; tips to making the stress of finals on a sick body less intense.
- College and Chronic Illness: 19 Tips to Help You Study Strong & Fight the (Brain) Fog— 19 ways to study effectively when brain fog makes acing exams difficult.
Looking for a chronic illness student community to motivate and support you through the semester? Having a rough time trying to keep up with course work, grad school requirements, anything and everything that university brings to the table? Join our Spoonie Student group. We are a group of students in university keeping it together thanks to support, coffee, and 3 minute dance parties. Come join us!
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