Academic pressure

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Academic pressure

By | Jan. 2013
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Academic Pressure

may lead to severe health problems. There are factors that cause academic pressure on students. First are the expectations from our parents. Based from my own experience, my mother is a perfectionist person. She always wants me to be on top ever since I was in my prep stage. She serves as my second teacher since I was in elementary until I finish my high school years. She always taught me when I have assignments and help me with my projects because she wants me to have high grades. And now, I am in college, I don’t want to lose my parents trust. Therefore, all I can do is to study hard and study a lot for me to meet there expectations. Another factor is the competition between you and your classmates. I know all of you want to have high grades higher than your classmates. For you to do that, you are going to spend all your time just to study and study just to beat your classmates. These are some factors that can cause academic pressure on us students. Now I have some tips to lessen the feeling of being pressured academically. First is you must create a schedule of your priorities and follow it. As the saying goes “If your destination is unclear, you’ll never know if you’ve arrived.” Also, make a list of what you need to accomplish and include a time table for their completion. From time to time check on your progress. You’ll find two things had happened. First, by being organized, you will most likely be able to accomplish more in less time. Second, you will have the feeling of accomplishment for having done what you have set out to do. Both results will reduce the academic pressure you may be feeling.

Almost all of college students want to be enrolled in a prestige University like University of the Philippines. We are very lucky that we are granted the opportunity to study in this kind of institution but there are so many consequences that we have to face for us to survive in this kind of institution. Being a student in this...