Students have many pressures to deal with. Pressures they deal with that occur at all times. This problem is a major issue to students everywhere in this world. These pressures can occur in any level of their educational career and are pressures that occur from sun up to sun down.
The pressures that come from your friends, or Peer Pressures can happen at any time whether you are in school or not. Sometimes students put pressures on their friends due to rivalry because of grades resulting, study time or the balance of social and academic life. The result is widespread over achieving, which only adds more pressure to the student because teachers get used to a certain level of production, instead of accepting the level they assigned.
Families give you pressures everyday. Some students have to deal with majors
they do not really want. They feel forced to achieve at extremely high levels and secure a future that might not be theirs just to please their parents. Zinsser states by calling it "the oldest webs of love and duty and guilt"(p.244) which sums it up perfectly. These are all the emotions you go through in chronological order of how you feel them.
There are students who put pressures on themselves because of rationale such as making their parents happy, succeeding in life, making money and the overall feeling of obligation to make ones life...