Factors Affecting the Academic Performance of a College Student
RESEARCH ARTICLES Factors That Affect Academic Performance Among Pharmacy Students
Sujit S. Sansgiry, PhD, Monali Bhosle, MS, and Kavita Sail, MS
College of Pharmacy, University of Houston
Submitted February 3, 2006; accepted April 14, 2006; published October 15, 2006.
Objective. The objective of this study was to examine factors such as academic competence, test competence, time management, strategic studying, and test anxiety, and identify whether these factors could distinguish differences among students, based on academic performance and enrollment in the experiential program. Methods. A cross-sectional study design utilizing questionnaires measuring …show more content…
sure such variables, they are not used consistently across all colleges of pharmacy. The GPA still remains the most common factor used by administrators to evaluate progression in an academic environment. Many factors could act as barriers to students attaining and maintaining a high GPA that reﬂects their overall academic performance during their tenure in college. These factors could be targeted by the college or school of