What Factors Affect The Academic Performance Of Working Students
Hypothesis of the Study
Significance of the Study
This study will be very helpful to students of University of Caloocan City determine the factors that affect their academic performance and how will they overcome it. By knowing these factors, students will be responsive and it could help them to pursue a better academic performance in school. That working while studying is not a hindrance for them to have failing grades and it’s not a reason to be inactive in performing in school. Further significance is the non- working students and faculty members could understand why most college students are oblige to work while studying and how could they help …show more content…
The figure is about 8% of the total number of college students in the country.
CHED said working students today are mostly into food service, entertainment and sales, apart from their usual stints as library and research assistants.
"Dahil sa financial crisis, kailangan nila ng extra income," said lawyer Julito Vitriolo, officer-in-charge at CHED's office of the executive director.
Vitriolo added that these students are forced to work because of higher commodity prices and tuition fees.
Jerry Rontal, who delivers oxygen tanks in a hospital. Rontal is currently taking up Criminology, and needs to pay a tuition fee of P24,000 for this semester.
The amount does not include expenses for books, uniform and public transport.
"Gusto kong umangat sa hirap. Kakayanin po, kailangan po eh. Kung hindi ako kikilos, walang mangyayari," Rontal