Directions: For this part, you are allowed 30minutes to write a short essay entitled Post-holidaySyndrome Among Students. You should write atleast 150 words following the outline given below.
Post-holiday Syndrome Among Students
With the gloomy prospect of returningtoschool,many students could suffer from post-holiday syndrome,which refers to a generalfeelingof depression before returning to campuslife,which is caused by irregular lifestyles duringtheholiday.Symptoms include fatigue, lack of appetiteand concentration,irritability and afeeling of helplessness.
Various reasons can account for it.But most important of all,a large number of studentstendto overindulge themselves in eating, merrymaking and playing around during theholidays,which makes it difficult to adjust to their routine study schedule and life pace on thecampus.
My suggestions to deal with this syndrome are as follows.First，exercising and sticking toanormal schedule over the holidays will make a difference and nip post-holiday syndrome inthebud. Besides,it pays to return a few days earlier before the semester starts.The earlyreturnseems to have kept the holiday blues at bay.