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College Campuses are Ground Zero for Alcohol Abuse

College campuses all over the United States have a serious problem which is underage college drinking. According to the Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Studies’ recent data, there was a comparison of the responses of underage drinkers who were students aged 21 to 23 years and the following was discovered:

Colleges are obliged to respect the MLDA (Minimum Legal Drinking Age) law and solve underage college drinking. Many parents consider this to be conflicting with colleges which proudly rank themselves as a “prestigious” Top Party School of the country.

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The Dangerous Consequences of Underage Drinking in College

Negative consequences are experienced by all college students that drink excessively and this includes:

Every year, about 97,000 students within the age range of 18 – 24 experience date rape or sexual assault related to alcohol.

Every year about 599,000 young students within the age range of 18 – 24 are injured by mistake because of the influence of alcohol.

Every year, about 400,000 students within the age range of 18 – 24 have sex without protection, and over 100,000 students within the age range of 18 – 24 are reported to have no idea if they had sex because of so much alcohol intake.

Every year, about 1,825 young adults within the age range of 18 – 24, lose their lives in unintentional injuries related to alcohol, with car accidents inclusive.

Every year, about 696,000 students within the age range of 18 – 24, tend to be assaulted by other students who have been drinking.


How Parents Can Help Their Child in Choosing the Right College Campus

Before parents pay for a college, they should do some research. Parents know their children best and if your child wishes to go to a particular university just because of its reputation as one which does parties, you should watch out. Reliable data is given by many websites on the underage college drinking which your child may get involved in when they leave home.

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