Christopher Beal Professor Blount English 0099 October 30, 2012 Procrastination of College Students Procrastination is a problem that most college students tend to have. Procrastination is when a certain task is put off until another day or time. Many students procrastinate because they have a fear of failing. With so many distractions such as technology, hobbies, and friends, procrastination becomes harder to avoid. College students procrastinate because of laziness, peer influence, and boredom.
Unfortunately, the FCAT does not evaluate student’s performance correctly due to students that fall under pressure. The pressure that student’s feel and encounter is also known as test anxiety. According to Channel 7 reporter Erica Rakow’s in the article “FCAT Stresses Students Out, she claims” The responsibility of passing both reading and math portion of the FCAT in 10 grade adds a stressful ambiance to students who really do not want to retake it as a junior (par.2). Rakow also points out “That responsibility includes promotions to the next grade, and future funding for their school. Some students get so worked up about the test they can’t even get through it (par.3).
For example the background of a child affects the child in many ways. Most children from broken or unstable family background with a lack of parental guidance, can lack self-esteem, may be withdrawn from their studies and have the tendency to be aggressive at school. Whereas children from stable family with both parents and parental guidance, would have confidence, there more likely to be attentive in class and emotionally stable. . Health It is important that a child has a healthy diet, a good sleeping pattern and lots of routine in their life to help them engage in physical activities.
Students always worry about what is going to be on the test, and students think they will get bad grades on the test. All of this can lead students to feeling upset. If students keep crazy hours from staying up late and getting up early for classes, they will have an enormous stress. Worrying too much about their grades can cause to experience stress. In Conclusion, There are three major causes of the stress, which are transportation, financial problems, and classes.
Students need structure. Structure in the classroom will cause self motivation in students. Also, students don't like being held accountable for their actions. Having to talk to students about why they didn't finish their assignments will motivate them to do their work. Most students try to avoid being lectured or get in trouble for something they can avoid.
It will also cause stress for the students because they will have a hard time learning there subject. With the increase of stress students grades Drop and some people would say they would become unreasonable adult figures when they grow up. Instead I propose that students should come after school and learn the subject
For incoming freshmen the stress of going to a new school and meshing with a new team or coach can be stressful. For some students being away from home for an extended period of time for the first time can be a stressor. Another situation that is a common stressor amongst college athlete would include balancing the heavy workload academically with what they are expected to do as part of a team. For some college athletes, stress is about keeping their scholarships and whether or not they can afford the school if certain scholarships are taking away. There are a number of different reasons why college athletes become stressed and can feel a since of helplessness.
Society thrives on the philosophy of allowing children to do what they want when they want. When in reality these students are often are acting up or failing grades to get attention from parents and mentors. Neo-Scholasticism allows students to become internally motivated. Students who have internal as well as external motivation to finish school will be less likely to drop out of school. While, factors such as constant absentness, unwanted behaviors, and low grades influence drop-out rates, school that have stricter guidelines and repercussions for the factors might make students think twice about their actions.
Many college students have a serious problem with anxiety. The Lassi module of Anxiety helps students to realize how to reduce stress from a day to day basis. By reducing and/ or even eliminating anxiety, the student is more able and willing to participate in courses, and complete the course work assigned as homework. Taking tests and doing other quizzes and in class work, is much harder for one who is diagnosed with anxiety. Clinical studies show that students who are free from anxiety, and other physiological illness, are more likely to achieve more than those who are going through the tragedy.
She understands that people come from different environments and everyone can learn; they just need to be motivated. Mary once blamed the poor academic skills the students have today on things like drugs and divorce for poor motivation and concentration. She describes starting the day with concentration principles buy the way she walks into her class. If her style of teaching doesn’t work then she will fail the student. Mary’s son a High School senior was in the jeopardy of flunking English.