Related Literature Review Of Self-Esteem Among College Students

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Chapter II REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE This chapter includes the previous studies, finished thesis, journals, methodology, and conclusion that are relevant to the present study. This also helps to fully understand the topic of the researchers. Local Studies Self-esteem The study of Mr. Alberto D. Yazon from the Laguna State Polytechnic University, explains that how people feel about themselves and how much they like themselves is what we called self-esteem. When it comes to college students, self-esteem can be socially and academically. Having one’s academic achievement is a major key to most college students` self-esteem. Having a high self-esteem is beneficial especially among college students. Students who feel positive about themselves can sleep well, succumb less easily to pressures of conformity by peers, are less likely to use drugs and alcohol, are more persistent at difficult tasks, most pertinent to this study is that they tend to perform better academically, and are happier and more sociable. Self-esteem is one of the key ingredients of success. Those who are going well in life are marked out by their motivation, their ability to take responsibility for their own learning and especially, by their self-esteem. Some researchers pointed out that people who describe themselves as happy and successful have a feeling of being in control of their decisions that affect their lives. These people are also confident in their capacity to make good decisions and

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