Common Problems of Freshmen Students

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UNIVERSITY OF THE VISAYAS COLON STREET, CEBU CITYS.Y. 2010-2011“ COMMON PROBLEMS OF THE FRESHMEN STUDENTS”This study is a partial fulfillment of the students of English 2 (writing in discipline).Mw/3:30-5:00 pmSubmitted by: Group 1Submitted to:Ms. Joliza S. Alcantara
2. CHAPTER IPROBLEM STATEMENT AND RATIONALE FOR THE STUDYRationale of the studyWhile time spent at college is a fond memory and a happy experience for most, college life is not without its rough patches and problems. While each person’s problems are unique to their current circumstances, we know that there are a few problems that almost all college students deal with at least once during their time at school. If you are on your way into college you might want to get a jump on
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These elements also find themselves in the dynamics of sexual discovery between college students, and if not guided properly, their injection into this discourse, as well as this topic in its own right, can serve as another challenging element for first year students. Finally, managing finances and maintaining financial viability is a challenge for all students, particularly first year student.
4. Also, in college, students are free to manage their own schedules and their own time. Because of this, they arrange classes wrong (too early, too late, too far apart), which sets them up for disaster and offers too much temptation not attending classes at all. On the same token, they do not have the organizational skills needed to ensure that the proper amount of time is allotted to finish projects and reading assignments in a timely way, yet still ensuring high standards. Many freshmen do not have the study skills and discipline they need to immediately be successful. They often do not make use of resources available to them (tutoring, remediation, study skills classes, or office hours of professors). Consequently, many freshmen end up dropping out of school in first year of college. In addition, many freshmen’s enters college with unrealistic expectation. They are not certain what to expect or they believe that the college experience will be much like the high school experience. This is not the case and many times they find that they will
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