Essay on Why Students Fail For College Students

805 Words Nov 4th, 2016 4 Pages
Everyone wants to be successful when he or she grows up. Ever since we were kids, we had dreams and aspirations of becoming doctors or astronauts. This also meant that we had to do well in school and go to college. For most students, becoming successful in life means being successful in college. However, the dreams and aspirations of 380,000 students are destroyed each year because they dropped out of college. Students fail class for a number of reasons, and I believe that the major causes of failure are due to lack of preparedness, insufficient attendance, and poor study habits. Transferring from high school to college is a big step, and one of the many reasons students fail college is because they are not prepared. Preparation is an important key to getting a good start on your college education. Students who are not well prepared for college feel overwhelmed with the amount of work that is required from them. Going into college students have more homework, tougher class work and in some cases tougher professors. Justin Kohen is one of the people who suffered from lack of preparedness when he got to college. Justin was always a good student in high school and usually received A’s and B’s on his report card. However, when Justin became a freshman at the University of Maryland, he felt overwhelmed with the amount of work he had to do in order to keep his grades in good condition. Justin claimed that college was difficult for him because he was not mentally…

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