On the one hand, stress causes students to feel anxious and uncomfortable, even affecting their health. On the other hand, stress is also a motivation for students to finish important events. This essay will discuss some of the problems with stress from three aspects: study, independent life and interpersonal relationships. In addition, this essay will discuss the corresponding solutions for these problems, which causes stress,
Financial When we hear the word ‘financial’, we always think about everything that is related with money. Financial problem is also another factor which greatly affects the student’s performance not just in school but also outside the school. Of course, having a problem can greatly affect a student’s performance but that has something to do about the last factor which is health. Ms. Valentina Lee, the assistant professor of Psychology at FIU, said that financial stress became a significant stressor to student and workers. It was based on the website article entitled as “Effects of Financial Stress on Academic” written by Marisol, M. with this kind of stressor, it will really affect a person’s performance.
In the twenty-first century, young students are feeling the pressure of society’s strenuous demands more than ever, especially in the academic environment. Many of these arduous pressures include maintaining satisfactory grades, acquiring high standardized test scores, and dealing with newly-developed friendships and relationships. As a result of an excessive amount of pressure, stress develops. According to Learn Psychology, a credible and informative psychology organization, “Stress is the body’s reaction to a challenge.” Stress can be both beneficial and detrimental. Learn Psychology, claims “Stress produces a physiological reaction in your body.
Stress can be characterized as a trial to homoeostasis which is the body’s sense or state of equilibrium (Waghachavare, Dhumale, Gore 2013). Stress is a mental or physical wonder shaped through one’s intellectual evaluation of the incitement and is a consequence of one’s connection with nature (Lazarus & Folkman1984). This study obligates to know the stressors that can be a factor in contributing to the stress among college students. Undergraduates particularly first year recruits are a group exposed to stress because of the different nature of college life (Towbes & Cohen 1996). According to the researcher’s FGD’s or focus group discussions, most Filipino college students are stressed because of academic difficulties, peer pressure and parental
Stress can occur when there are demands on an individual that exceed his or her coping capabilities. There are different stressors that college students are facing; these are school, friends and family, but the top stressor that greatly contributes to the students is due to their academic demands. Stress due to new environment, new school, and new place and there might even be culture shock for students studying away from home. Students especially freshmen have hard time to adjust in their new life as college students. Sometimes, combination of peer pressure, academic pressure and feeling of aloneness trigger emotional instability among college students.
In “College Pressures” by William Zinsser, leader of one of the residential colleges at Yale University, the author describes the different amount of pressures that students struggle with in college. Because of his position at the university, he constantly noticed the students around him and the anxiety that was radiating off them. He believes that economic pressures cause students to feel anxious about paying back student loans after college. However, parental pressure leads students to make decisions that their parents would be happy with because of the feeling of guilt and wanting to please them. Peer and self-induced pressures are also mentioned in Zinsser’s essay.
These important factors, however, are not discussed and talked about much. Students are not met with empathy; instead they are faced with more expectations from their families and professors. This amount of pressure put on college students in our times have been detrimental to their mental and physical health and in the long run will inevitably lead to more failure in school instead of
On the one hand, learning content related to the knowledge that had not been learned before. They can not be adapted as soon as possible. On the other hand, if they can not manage their studies and reasonable arrangements for time to fully play its own, they will also cause stress. Mcaleer (2015, pp.14-15) stated that “the biggest stresses perhaps include managing study time, exams, assignment deadlines and the understanding and following of new unfamiliar academic regulations”. They can not plan their study properly and academic procrastination makes the task can not be completed in time.
According to (Anderson & Cole, 2010) stress is an individual’s physiological and emotional state of anxiety or frustration that greatly influences his or her behaviour. A student’s quality of academic performance can either be improved or reduced depending on the levels of stress on that individual. High levels of stress result in a decline in a student’s ability to fulfil several key functions and activities. (Wilson, 2010) found that “75% of students at Columbia University reported experiencing stress and over one third of those said it had a negative impact on their academic abilities”. Due to stress, 25% of the students stated that they experienced low grades or dropped out from classes.
A sample consist of 120 students from six senior secondary school of North Western Delhi were randomly selected. The result of the study explained that there existed a difference in academic achievement of students having high, moderate and less stress. Students with high and moderate stress performed better as compare to the students with less stress. “Every study revealed that in every case and in every situation academic stress affected achievement positively or negatively .it impact on