Perfectionism, Asperger’s, and Anxiety: A Triumvirate of Emotional Disaster in School

When I first arrived in college after four rigorous and very brutal years of high school, I thought that I was prepared for any challenge that came my way. Having graduated with a 4.85 GPA and being looked at by over 300 different schools throughout the nation, everything seemed to be hopeful. However, college would bring its own set of hardships that were, and continue to be, unique. But when it comes to having Asperger’s, those obstacles can be magnified and taken more seriously than required, so I needed a…