Directions: For this part, you are allowed30minutes to write a short essay entitled Post-holidaySyndrome Among Students. You should writeatleast 150 words following the outline given below.
Post-holiday Syndrome Among Students
With the gloomy prospect of returning toschool,many students could suffer from post-holiday syndrome,which refers to a general feelingof depression before returning to campus life,which is caused by irregular lifestyles duringthe holiday.Symptoms include fatigue, lack of appetite and concentration,irritability and afeeling of helplessness.
Various reasons can account for it.But most important of all,a large number of studentstend to overindulge themselves in eating, merrymaking and playing around during the holidays,which makes it difficult to adjust to their routine study schedule and life pace on the campus.
My suggestions to deal with this syndrome are as follows.First，exercising and sticking toa normal schedule over the holidays will make a difference and nip post-holiday syndrome inthe bud. Besides,it pays to return a few days earlier before the semester starts.The earlyreturn seems to have kept the holiday blues at bay.