This study investigated the relationship between stressors, coping strategies, and well-being among undergraduate students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Undergraduate students were asked to complete a series of measures designed to assess their general health levels, financial anxiety, subjective well-being, and resilience. In addition, they were asked open-ended retrospective questions regarding the coping strategies they had used over the course of the school year and the perceived effectiveness of these strategies. It was hypothesized that stress would be prevalent among many undergraduate students who face moderate to high anxiety levels. They would use inadequate coping strategies to improve their emotional well-being. As an end goal, the present study would like to ensure young adults receive the help they need to manage and take care of their mental health during the difficult time of a pandemic and post-secondary study. Overall, the present study suggests a negative relationship between students’ well-being and financial anxiety; however, students appear to be resilient by using positive coping strategies.

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