Freshmen account for 1/3 of college deaths

College freshmen account for one-third of all deaths on college campuses. Freshmen are, generally speaking, below the age of 21, yet this statistic indicates that their drinking reaches dangerous levels more often than that of most other age groups. Although the legal drinking age has been 21 longer than the class of 2015 has been alive, MLDA 21 has not prevented these students from experimenting with substances in a dangerous and noticeable way.

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