Factors Affecting Academic Performance

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FACTORS AFFECTING THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS IN HOTEL & RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT AT SOUTHEAST ASIAN COLLEGE, INCORPORATED: REMEDIATION

A RESEARCH PRESENTED TO THE COLLEGE OF
HOTEL & RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN COLLEGE, INC.

IN A PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF
THE REQUIREMENTSFOR THE DEGREE OF
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HOTEL & RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT

SUBMITTED TO:
DR. MARIQUITA MENDOZA

SUBMITTED BY:
MARC JASON S. PAPA

SY, 1ST SEMESTER 2010 – 2011

ACKONWLEDGEMENT

First of all I offer my sincerest gratitude to my professor, Dr. Mariquita Mendoza, who has supported me throughout my thesis with her patience and knowledge whilst allowing me the room to work in my own way. I attribute the level of my Bachelor of
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The researcher is currently a student of Southeast Asian College, Incorporated and will pursue different career path aiming to develop fine personality.

THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK

In the hustle and bustle of the modern world, stress is unavoidable. Everyone—adults, teens and even kids—experience it at times and in different ways. Just enough stress can keep you on your toes, ready to rise to a challenge. But too much stress can have debilitating effects on our health, contributing to and agitating many problems including heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, depression and sleep disorders. Now researchers have found a clear connection between student stress and academic success.

In the first study of its kind, researchers at the University of Minnesota’s Boynton Health Service surveyed 9,931 students at 14 different two- and four-year schools. Then they matched grade point averages with health problems such as stress, smoking and drinking as well as typical lifestyle choices such as gambling and excessive screen time. They found that students with unhealthy behaviors had significantly lower GPAs.

Stress was one of the biggest factors. Of the 69.9 percent of students who reported they were stressed, 32.9 percent said that stress was hurting their academic performance. In fact, those who reported eight or more emotional stresses—ranging from credit card debt to failing a class or
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