Based on an informal survey conducted by this reporter 77 students were surveyed between Nov. 1 and Nov. 8, 2016 on their perceptions about prescription drugs and their use.
Said they have had to stay up late to finish homework or cram for a test
Said taking prescription drugs to aid with studying isn't cheating
Prescription Drugs take on new meaning on college campuses
Prescription drugs and studying
Percentage of students who know someone who has used prescription drugs to stay up while studying
Know someone (81%)
Don't know someone (19%)
Preferred method of staying awake while studying*
*17 percent responded "other"
Source: Data compiled and analyzed by Jacob Sisneros
Source: Data analyzed and compiled by Jacob Sisneros