“the Academic Performance of Working Students in Colegio de Dagupan, Dagupan City, School Year 2011-2012”

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Chapter 1
The Problem

A. Introduction

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles Vanish. Motivation is what gets you Started; Habit is what keeps you going". - John Quincy Adams

What is Academic Performance?
Academic Performance refers on how student deal with their studies, it is on how they do the entire task that they assign to. Base on how they will cope up or communicate in their studies.

So what it means to become a working student?
A working student is an individual who works while studying. It’s a matter of time management. In order to support their needs, they need to work for themselves. Being a working student is kind of tough for us ordinary students. Value of Study?

So when we say the value of study, it is the importance of studying for us student. Why studying is acquire? Because without it we can’t communicate with others, we can’t land a better job. Studying is simply a key for success. That’s why we are entering school because all of us believe that through knowledge we can achieve everything in life. Overview at Working Student

The Researchers topic The Academic Performance of Working Students in Colegio De Dagupan tells about the conduct of those students who are working at the same studying. We choose this matter for us to better understand on how they manage their time and what its effects to their studies. The Researchers have chosen the topic to satisfy their curiosity. As for us student whose only supported by their parents can't encounter these way of life. So we settle this issue to be familiarize with their community. As a matter of fact they're highly regarded since they supervise their time in working and studying. We the researchers know how life hard is. Because of poor economy the youth supported themselves to be able to attend school. That is another bases why they're some students are working due to the fact of insufficiency when it come to financial problem. They the working students take responsibility for themselves to support their needs. According to (D.T. Smart, C.A. Kelley, J.S. Conant, 1999) they believe that most of working students are having tough point organizing their studies while working. For us researchers it isn’t affecting the performance of every individual. It depends upon the student who is working on how they classify their time. Every student has their own potential it is on how they manipulate and employ it. The matter Academic Performance of working Student centralizes about the act of those students depending in their studies. If they excel more in class or they perform less. What marks do they have? What subject they perform well? Are they coping up in their subjects? That is the main goal of the researchers.

B. Statement of the Problem
1. What are the factors that affect the academic performance of working students? ____________________________________________________________




2. In which subject areas do working students excel in? in which subject do they perform less? a) English
b) Programming
c) Discrete
d) Filipino
e) Code of ethics
f) Quality Consciousness
g) Intro to Internet
h) P.E
3. How do working students maintain their grades despite having a job? ____________________________________________________________




C. Significance of the Study
The researchers believes that working students, particularly Colegio De Dagupan will be benefited from the findings of this study since the study provides basis for awareness and better understanding of how working student’s study affected their academic...
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