Why Students Drop Out of School

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Why students flunk or drop out of college?

As high school students, most of us were taught the dream of going to college from the importance that it has. The real life examples from our friends teach us the importance of going to college. If you drop out or flunk out of college you may lose yourself, your family, and your friends. One of my friends dropped out of college because he had a bad friendship. So, they convinced him not to go to the school, but when he grew up he realized that the college was the most important thing in his life. The fact is that we drop out or flunk out from college for many reasons.

We sometimes drop out of the college because of bad friendship. For example, my brother’s friend was just 19 years old and he dropped out of college only because he wanted to fit into a group that was bigger than him. As a result of this, he wanted to be seen as cool, but that wasn’t all. Due to this, he used drugs that dropped him out of the college totally. He didn’t want to seem irresponsible, so he made up an excuse, such as the bad friendship.

Another reason we drop out of college is that we want to be independent. A lot of news has been saying that students are sensitive during the adolescence. Because of adolescence, they may think that school is not important; it is just a waste of time. Also, facts have been saying that more and more students are being independent related to the school. A good reason that they are independent is that they want to have their own money. However, when we don’t know how to say no and face whatever problems may cause, we often use to drop out of college to avoid difficulties.

We sometimes flunk out of college due to consistent tardiness and lack of organization. The first technique is consistently being tardy to class. Teachers hate tardy students, and they always eyeball you when you get seated. They keep an eye out for you since you are the bad apple of the group. Also, if you are tardy, you miss a lot...
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