The Conflicting Interests of a Working College Student
Norman Vincent Peale once said, “Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.” What this means is that although one faces many difficult situations, once they challenge...
College is for students who are just graduating high school, or older people who are going back to school for a better chance at achieving their goals for a better job. College life has been, and still is portrayed as being nothing...
Survey on Chongqing University's Students' Psychological Pressure
Supervisor: Wang Xu
May 7, 2012
This survey examined the condition of Chongqing university's students' psychological health.Our main...
What does it take for College Students to Stress?
Everyone in life knows what stress is and has been through it once in his or her life, but what is stress? Stress is a normal physical response that makes you feel threatened or upset your balance in some way (Understanding Stress 1). Even though a...
Challenges facing college student
College life is changing for nearly every student. From meal plans and roommates to study abroad and college finances. College life can be a difficult thing to get used to and handle. There will be a lot of time where you doubt yourself...
High School Students,
High school can be an extremely difficult time for every young adult, but moving on to college could be even more complicated. What could be even more complicated is moving onto college. These years are the hardest and will shape the rest of your life. Pressures from peers,...
Partying, Relationships & Choosing majors are considered to be the top ten common problems students face during college. (Garfieldgatehubpages.com, 2012)
A. What are some of the experiences you face? Have you ever found a solution to your problem? How do you overcome these things?
B. You meet...
My first day at college is an important event of my life. To me it is an unforgettable day. During my school days. I had a glimpse of college life from my elder brothers and sister. I was most curiously awaiting the day when I would start my college life. I thought that the college life would offer...
31 March 2008
Why Do College Students Cheat?
Cheating among students in college has worsened over the years and not much is being done to stop it. Where is the line drawn when it comes to cheating in the classroom? And why do kids...
Interests vs. Requirements: Young America’s Pressure
Because of the pressure to excel in one field that will, in the long run,earn the student a high income, there remains little room for experimentation. Students today tend to focus their attention in one particular, narrow path. In order to feel...
can monitor if their college children are actually attending their classes or not. While this can definitely help parents keep track on their children’s whereabouts, this most likely won’t help any trust gain between the parents and kids. But by the time students are in college, I feel that parents should...
High School v. College
The transition from High School to College, while pleasurable and exciting, can also be very challenging. High School and College are both educational grounds for a student to receive the knowledge they will need later on. Both places are full of experiences and filled with...
College Essay #1
The economy is in a spiraling downfall, which continues everyday. This makes it hard for students like me, to be able to afford their continuing education. Jobs are difficult to find, and if one is obtainable, it would be of low pay or minimum wage for a student in or out of high...
Reasons Why Students Quit College
One of the causes for what student quit college, is the stress, which takes place from the beginning to the end of college. There are three kinds of stress: academic stress, financial issues and personal life. Academic, has to be with classes such as: homework's...
Independence is one of the most important things in the challenge characteristic that international students should know of when they are planning to attend a U.S college. Independence which is known as a good and necessary personality in American life impregnate in their thinking. Not...
Causes of stress among students
The Counselling Club recently carried out a survey to find out the causes of stress among students. About 100 students were chosen from Form 4 and Form 5 to participate in this survey. The survey was carried out in SMK Kuala Kubu Bharu.
The main cause of stress in...
“College Pressures” By William Zissner
“College Pressures” by William Zinsser describes how college students are so worried about getting perfect grades, and are under so much pressure to succeed. It is written from Zissner’s perspective, as the master of Branford College.
One of the causes for what student quit college, is the stress, which takes place from the beginning to the end of college. There are three kinds of stress: academic stress, financial issues and personal life. Academic, has to be with classes such as: homework's, tests, projects and working in group...
Personal Responsibility and College Success
University of Phoenix
Even though family and instructors can help a student be successful, personal responsibility is key to success in college because people who take personal responsibility take control of the decisions in their life...
The SAT is a test that many high school students stress over greatly. Many spend hours at a time preparing in hopes that they will receive the scores they need to attend the college of their dreams. Math, critical reading, and writing are the three basic genres tested when taking the SAT, but what...
It is taking longer for some students to complete degree programs. The average time frame to complete an associate’s degree is two years and four years for a bachelor’s degree. There are various causes for the extended amount of time for students to reach the finishing point of their selected...
are grads poor in communication skills where English Language is much required? First and foremost, grads do not get sufficient exposure in college life. This may be due to lack of practice little exposure and unsuitable environment. Basically, grads in this country are from different races and...
Self-Control and Substance Use Among College Students
The author researched the direct correlation between college students with low self control and substance abuse. The study defined substance abuse as binge drinking, marijuana use, prescription drug use and use of other illicit drug use such as...
difficult decisions is this: Is it better to go straight to college after high school, or perhaps to delay college for a year? The decision is often a hard one, but I believe it is better to work full-time for a year before endeavoring to enter college. After twelve years of schooling, I think it is important...
Where A Is Ordinary: The Evolution of American College and University Grading, 1940–2009
by Stuart Rojstaczer & Christopher Healy — 2012 Background/Context: College grades can influence a student’s graduation prospects, academic motivation, postgraduate job...
Division and Classification Essay
Jack’s heart pounds as he casts panicked looks around the classroom. He doesn’t recognize
the professor, he doesn’t know any of the students, and he can’t even figure out what the subject
is. In front of him is a test. At the last...
“Youthful Indiscretions: Should Colleges Protect Social Network Users from Themselves and Others?” She believes that social networking sites create a number of issues for students, for example, privacy, safety and conduct. She proposes a targeted review by colleges of students’ social networking sites. Evidence...
school to college is a large one. Many students enter post-secondary
education expecting the experience to be the same as the one they had while at secondary school.
These students are wrong to make this assumption, and they very quickly realize just how
different college is. College costs more...
of our daily lives. It has everything to offer. The internet also becoming more and more important for everybody especially college students because it facilitates the students in many ways. Similar to every invention, the internet carries the number of advantages and disadvantages. Nevertheless, the...
Manohar she said that making decisions on your own is hard enough, but when other people get involved and try to pressure you one way or another it can be even harder. Be it school, college or workplace - making friends is important, and so is socializing, but there are ways to forge new ties and mix...
Stress in College
Every person will experience some degree of stress in his or her life. Stress can be healthy.
Stress can make a person feel hopeless, helpless, and powerless. Constant worry about
Problems can cause a diversity of physical symptoms. Some people face stress more than
The “Unnecessary” College
All of students’ lives they are told to keep their grades up so they can go to college. Teachers emphasize how college will provide an education that will make them successful. What about the other options? Is college the only answer for success? America emphasizes the importance...
07 October 2013
College: High Road to Student Debt
“The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.”—C.S.Lewis
Being raised in a very strict and academic family, I am pressured on a daily basis to achieve my best when it...
A Silent Epidemic: Eating Disorders among College Women
For Jennifer Keagan, high school was a thrill. She was one of the most popular girls in school. She was valedictorian, homecoming queen, student body president, an honor roll student, and the list goes on. She always strived for perfection...
Students face peer pressure, parental pressure, anxiety, and financial issues throughout their college experience.
Entering school as a freshman nobody truly comprehends what is in store in the feeling of meeting new individuals, how to handle being far from home, flexibility...
President Obama said that “The stakes are too high for our children, for our economy, for our country. It’s time for all of us to come together, parents and students, principals and teachers, business leaders and elected officials, to end America’s dropout crisis.” Today has college has...
Recently, many first-year college students face to stress. Stress is come from different ways. From The Associated Press and MTV conducted a survey of college students , 74% of students feel stress about grades,67% of students feel stress about financial worries, 54% of students feel...
College Still Matters
In today’s world going to college has become part of the “norm,” and as a junior and senior in high school nearly every adult urges kids that going to college is necessary. It does not matter if you want to go to college or not, many people have the perception that you will...
Community college can be considered a major stressor for many young people. Stress can be defined as the way the body responds to any change or challenge in life. Stress can be both good and bad. When stress is managed properly it can be useful and healthy, but when stress becomes unmanageable, it can...
Suicide in Medical Students
Medical students have always had the dream of becoming a doctor – finishing school, driving a Mercedes-Benz, wearing the white jacket with a stethoscope around one’s neck. This is how society pictures these medical students after they finish medical school. However, the...
Is College Worth it?
Everyone in the United States wants to achieve the “American Dream”. People want to be able to provide a stable life for their families. A college education has been a must to grow in the work industry. But during this economic recession, college students have been having a difficult...
ETHICS AND THE COLLEGE STUDENT 1
Ethics and the College Student
American Public University
ETHICS AND THE COLLEGE STUDENT 2
Ethics of a College Student
What is ethics...
EFFECTS OF PEER PRESSURE: ALCOHOL ABUSE
Peer pressure has an influence in every teenager’s life even they are not aware of it. It is everywhere, whether to be conformed to a group or being pressurized into doing something. Teens tend to spend more time with peers and less time with their family members...
Paying College Athletes
For years there has been a debate whether or not college athletes should or should not be paid. Life in college is hard, busy, and stressful, reason why there must be a way to make any college student feel better. College athletes, for example, have one of the busiest four...
The Sleep Effect on College Students’ Academic Achievement
Many College Students are sleep deprived; their functioning in school isn’t effected enough due to the tardiness which affects the grades and social life. Researchers have found that loss of sleep is linked to disorganization...
If you feel overwhelmed and stressed by your college experiences, you are not alone. A big amount of students that are in college are stressed out and feeling extremely overwhelmed as well. A lot of students are suffering from a certain kind of shock in life when it comes to school...
In todays society, having a college education is one of the single most important factors when applying for a job. Employers expect at the minimum for applicants to have an Associates degree. However, many employers prefer hiring individuals who have obtained a bachelors degree or higher. In “Are Too...
though going away for college right after high school is such a great opportunity, I personally feel that staying close to home for two years is much better than going away right after high school. By staying close to home, you will be more comfortable and get used to being in college. Also, staying close...
graduating from high school, comes the time for a student to leave his or her
parent’s house and choose the place he or she will live in for at least five years. It goes
without saying that it is not an easy decision to make. As a college student for the first year,
you know that there will be...
Affecting the Jordanian Students' Selection Decision Among Private Universities
Marwan M. Shammot, King Saud University, Riyadh Community College, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Abstract This study aims at defining the role of the marketing factors in affecting the Jordanian student choice of a private university...
College Students' Academic Stress
College life is full of new experiences, challenges, and a lot of anxieties. Going to college might be very exciting; making new friends and being independent is the best part. On the other hand, it is time to get adjusted to a new lifestyle, with responsibilities...
The start of the college experience is one that is like no other, in that it is one of the hardest times for a student. The college experience shapes the minds and futures of many students all around the world. This is a time in college students’ lives when anticipation and anxiety flood their minds...
2 April 2013
College and First Year Students
“One of the few rights America does not proclaim is the right to fail”. William Zinsser speaks shades truth when addressing the college student and the pressures imposed upon them. In our modern day and age, college students are mounted with problems:...
mind should college students be allowed to carry a gun with conceal and carry permit? This is a topic which some may see as a no brainer that college students should not be allowed to do so. The views within this topic are that college student should be allowed to carry and that college students should not...
The Consequences of College Students Cheating on Exams. First of all cheating means being dishonest about an action that you took. Studies have shown that college students often cheat and lie. There are different methods of cheating. Students, who bring pieces of paper, make unnecessary trips to the...
Students’ Pressure At Lehigh University
In ”College Pressures”, author William Zinsser spends most of the time talking about students’ pressures, especially in the 60’s and 70’s, based on his experience at Branford College at Yale University. The article shows that students are facing...
to high school students by their parents, the media, and society as a whole to the point that they feel forced to earn a degree or face a life of uncertain financial stability. Parents feel it is in the best interest of the child to stress the importance of a degree and some students are eager to attend...
The Illicit Use of Prescription Stimulants on College Campuses: Origins of Students Attitudes towards Usage
Over the past decade, the illicit use of prescription ADHD stimulants on college campuses has become a growing problem nationwide. While prevalence rates vary across time and place, research suggests...
8 Most Common College Diseases
College students are young, lively and generally healthy individuals, but just like any population, they are prone tocertain health problems. Not only do college students have some of the worst eating, exercising and sleeping habits,they also have to deal with stress from...
Pressures Students Face
Imagine sitting in a classroom full of college students. They are from all walks of life.
What could possibly be going on in the heads of those students? For instance could it be about the girl or boy that they have a crush on? Maybe they are wondering what they will do after...