Family is the basic components of the society. And the parents are the most important source of youth’s behavior, which effect to their outlook in life. There is no such thing as the perfect family. Every family is unique with its own combination of strengths and weaknesses . Every family undergoes a certain problem, and these problems affect their children. Children, who are affected by these problems has a negative effect on their studies. Family problem is the most hindrance in the students academic performance. They might have low grades, they might absent in their class, and probably this might cause student to stop studying. The more family problems there are, such as a depressed parent combined with a defiant teen-ager, the more challenging it will be to find the best combination of treatment solutions. Treatment would depend upon the nature of the problems and the willingness and ability of family members to participate. Some common problems that affects the student greatly in their academic performance are being a part of a big family, financial problem of the family, being a part of a broken family, involvement of another person who does not belong in the family, and divorcing of the parents. These problem can be overcome on how the parents handle the situation.
Background of the Study
Family problems prevail regardless of the family’s condition. Economic, Social, Psychological and even moral status of families do affect especially the students performance in school.
Student especially in the college level are greatly affected because they are at a stage when they need to be more conscientious in their life’s endeavor.
The researchers were motivated to undertake a research study on the title, Family Problems of Students that Affect their Academic Performance. It is thus the decision of the researchers to pursue this research with they believe that they may help lessen student’s failure.
Scope of the Study
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