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The “Factors Affecting the Behavioral and Academic Performance of Graduating High School Students”

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Being a Fourth year High school student is the time where most students are having a pressure. Because this is the time that they are having a hard time in thinking on how to pursue their studies after graduating. Being a High School is a far different from being a College Student. Because as we all know; you will have a new life when you go to college, New environment which you have to adapt, New set of friends which you have to treat nice, and new subject or topics that you have to study based on what course you will get.

There are many problems that we may encounter upon studying this research. One of the problems that can affect the behavioral and academic performance of the graduating High School students is having poor study habit. When students earn a below average grade on a test or a report card, it does not necessarily mean that they did not study hard enough. There are many intelligent children who do not perform well in school, not because they cannot comprehend classroom lessons, but because of external factors that affect their academic success. Several studies found this problem challenging and therefore, efforts have to be exerted in order to determine its root cause. According to the article that we have read “Student fails not because they do not have intelligence to understand why they are studying, not because their lessons are too difficult for them, but because they do not know how to study or understand what study means. Therefore, if you have a good study technique on how you will understand your lessons you can have a high grades that you want to achieve. Second is in the state of financial needs. College tuition and fees are large expenses for students. A full-time college student might spend thousands of each semester depending on the course of each student. Many times, these students do not realize they could apply for scholarship grants to cover many of these expenditures especially if one...

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