For many graduate students they already have full times jobs and families which can make pursing a difficult task figuring out how to manage home time and school work. Its important to remember which “Grad school requires taking a long term perspective on time. Use a yearly, monthly, and weekly calendar ("Time Management Tips For Graduate Students", 2013). Created a calendar not only helps to keep you motivated it also helps with time management. Its important to be able to set aside the time needed to complete the assignments.
In addition of going to school, working class students also have to get a job to be able to help out their families. Working class students have always struggled to get by during their years in college but most of these students have families who support their dreams of coming out of poverty and become somebody with no pressures. However there are also students who lack family support and deal with these issues alone throughout college. According to the New York Times article For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard Fall, “Likely reasons [that low income students drop out of college]
This system is also flawed. Parents with multiple children will have difficulty paying the tuition unless the parents are wealthy. The accompanying stress that the student faces with paying the high cost of college can also lead to many conflicts. In order to counterbalance the costs of college, many students adapt a part-time job, and this could make the whole situation worse. Now with a job, the student sacrifices valuable study time to relieve the burden of expensive education.
While I have yet maintain a job as a high school student I believe that my academic experiences have still prepared me well for my upcoming college academic career. Throughout high school I have taken rigorous courses including several AP classes that have made me accustomed to a large work load. Beginning college can be extremely stressful, highlighting one’s strengths and weaknesses. While in high school a student could have been able to make A or B honor roll without studying much or doing all of their homework, in college this could be a weakness for them due to needing to study more and not being used to this. I believe my strengths in college will be my studious habits and my diligence.
Since year round schooling has one group of students that are on vacation for a week while the rest of school is in secession, it allows for class room space to be used more and a single teacher would Evers # be able to teach more students because of the way that year round schooling is set up. If a school is looked at like a business, the most expensive asset a school can have is the employees. By costing anywhere from $30,000- $150,000 a year, it is important for a business man or a superintendent to realize that if budget cuts are needed that employees should be one of the first places to look. At the same time though, employees that are needed for work to get done cannot get fired. Year round schooling would allow for schools to hire less teachers because
The Working Class Another benefit of having a job in high school is that teens are better prepared for college. Time management plays a major role on the success of any college student because they will have to divide their time into different sections, for example, to study, to do homework, to go out with friends, some to go to work, or even to catch up on some sleeping. Once in college, everyone is expected to be mature and to know how to make choices on their own; everyone must be responsible for their own acts and the decisions they make. One out of four freshman college students drop out within the first few months of their post secondary education; this shows that they had not ever taken a big challenge before. Students with work experience
Becky K. Velez Feb 25, 2,013. Pressure of Being a Student Have you ever heard that the student life is the golden life? If, then now you don’t going to be agree with this thought since nowadays the pressure of being a student has diminished the fun part of being a student. Some of the pressure of being a student includes parent expectations, homework and money. In order to achieve a successful future your parents spend a lot of money in your education, therefore, they have highest expectations of you when you are a college student.
Reflection on the development of academic and professional skill in year one In this paper I am going to reflect on my professional and academic skills development throughout my first year at University. I began this course as a mature student hungry for education and a fresh challenge. During semester two, I found university quite hard as I am currently having family problems; as a result I had to learn to balance university life, part time job and regular trips back home (and that is Bulgaria). At these times, in compound business environment and growing competition, to be able to compete on the job market you need to possess outstanding skills and be always a step ahead of others. Being a good learner and constantly developing one’s personality are necessary skills that individual who want to succeed should possess.
“Gap year students show a clear pattern of having a higher GPA than would otherwise have been predicted, and the positive effect lasts over all four years” (“Data”). With a gap year, college students are more likely to go to school with a purpose and want to do well and get good grades. Taking a one year break between high school and college allows motivation and interest to studying will be renewed. Excelling well in academics can help one get scholarships and will help them pay for their education, so they won’t have to pay as much. College can be very expensive,and not many people have the funds to pay for college.
Allison Perrymond Archer ASC 101 29 November 2011 I made it through my first semester The first year of college can be a new and exciting journey for many students. Students can also take on new experiences in their first year of college; it can also come with bumps along the way. As a student he or she must find a way to balance their new life as a college student and their transitions. There will be difficulty transitioning such as adapting to new the new environment, trying to make new friends and difficulty with class work. Adjusting to an environment that you’re not used to can be too much for some students.