Don’t Swallow the Shortcut Study Pill

With midterms on the way, students are under more tremendous stress than ever. There’s a great deal of pressure to study diligently. While some students contemplate sacrificing their appetite and sleep, others are willing to go far further. The overall use of Adderall is an issue on college campuses, and the drug is regularly abused by those without a prescription.

In school, you are taught to “study smarter, not harder,” meaning you shouldn’t cram everything until the last minute. Unfortunately, we have all been in that situation. We panic, can’t focus and need a solution to get all our work done on a deadline. 

Under these circumstances, some students turn to Adderall, a medication used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. The medicine comes in the form of a pill and requires a prescription.

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