Statement of the Problem
This study aims to answer the following questions:
a. What is the effect of the work of the working students in the College of Business Administration in the University of the East – Caloocan to their studies? b. What are the reasons why a student of College of Business Administration in the University of the East– Caloocan needs to work while he or she studies? c. How do they manage their time between studies and work?
d. What are the kinds of work that a working student in the College of Business Administration have? e. What are the problems of a working student in the College of Business Administration in the University of the East – Caloocan encountered while he or she studies?
Scope and Delimitation
This study focused only to all level of students in the College of Business Administration in the University of the East that are already working. This study focused only on the work and study habits of the students, on how they manage their time and the effects of their work to their studies. The personal life of the students do not belong to this study. This study emphasized the solution to the problems of the working students in the University of the East – Caloocan.
Significance of the Study
This study is important to the following:
To know how the working student manage or balance their time between studies and work Professors
To put railings on their student, to help and give considerations to the working students Administrators
To grant an additional program for all working students in the University of the East – Caloocan Parents
To support their children, not only in financial support but also in moral support
Definition of Terms
Budget- list of expenses
Night Classes – class hours during night time
Night Differential Pay – additional income for those who work at night Night Shift – working hours during night time
Scholar – students who can study for free because of their high grades Scholarship – free education for those students who got the required grades Shifter – a person who can cope with the change of working hours, either night or day time Students Assistant – students working in school for free education Time Management – right scheduling of time for different activities Working Students – students who are working while studying
Review of Related Literature
LEARNING AND EARNING: WORKING IN COLLEGE
Jonathan M. Orszag, Peter R. Orszag, and Diane M. Whitmore
Commissioned by Upromise, Inc., August 2001 and reproduced with permission of Upromise
Students are increasingly likely to work while in college. Since 1984, the fraction of college students aged 16 to 24 who also work full- or part-time has increased from 49 to 57 percent. Not only are students more likely to work today, but they are more likely to work full-time: the share of students working full-time while going to school full-time has nearly doubled, rising from 5.6 percent in 1985 to 10.4 percent in 2000. In 2000, 828,000 full-time students worked full-time, compared to 366,000 in 1985.
Working students can be categorized into two groups: those who primarily identify themselves as students but who work in order to pay the bills, and those who are first and foremost workers who also take some college classes. Almost two-thirds of undergraduates who work consider themselves "students who work"; the other third consider themselves "workers who study."
In the 1995-96 school year, employed students worked an average of 25 hours per week. Students at four-year colleges are more likely to work a smaller number of hours per week. On average, working college students earn roughly $7.50 per hour.
The empirical evidence suggests that the effects of working while in college varies by the type of job held (e.g., full-time vs. part-time work) and its relation to the academic environment (e.g., an on-campus vs. an off-campus job).
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