Thursday, December 17, 2015

Research Blog 10

My Abstract:

College students are continually striving to see more and more job opportunities. Since the 80's more students are striving to have a job, and currently most students in college have jobs. However, working in college isn't beneficial. Lots of students who work part-time and part-time students have trouble paying for college, and find it difficult to do well in school. Students who lack the don't have the correct  mental approach to their work will not do well. Student's who were able to relate their work experiences to their academic learning would end up receiving higher academic achievements. Moreover, colleges and occupations only provided limited funding and it often comes with repercussions at the expense of the student. In terms of academics, students are more likely to dropout and not finish college over a six year period if they work part-time. In addition, students who work 20hrs+ (at least 70% of the student workers) or 10hrs and less, tend to have lower GPA's. Work provides students with an unnecessary distraction preventing them from preforming at the best of their ability, while simultaneously doing very little to actually help working student.

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