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Choice of Colleges

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Frederick Shmidlap is facing a tough choice and is quite stressed. He was accepted into 2 of the colleges he applied to. He wants to go to both and hates the idea of missing out on an opportunity. At the same time, he is studying for the AP psychology exam.

Like a lot of concepts, he sees his situation reflected in the content of the course. What term best reflects his situation?

A

Approach-avoidance conflict

B

Avoidance-avoidance conflict

C

Approach-approach conflict

D

Cognitive dissonance

E

Negative reinforcement