ExtendedOutline For The Obstacles Faced By College Students
Thesis: Collegestudents require social, economic and psychological support togetherwith adequate training on personal skill issues to succeed both inacademics and their future careers.
TopicalSentence #1: Many issues that has significance impact to academicsuccess stem from the family, job,and relationship.
The student responsibilities both at home and work, or even academic workload (Falcon 12).
The ability to care for tuition and college sustenance fees.
Social problems such as abusive college mates, the domestic conflicts between both parents, and one’s relationship with fiancé.
TopicalSentence #2: Students require wide range of skills to succeed incollege and most lack or have them underdeveloped.
English skills determines student’s understanding and responce to exam questions or during discussions.
Time management skills enable the student to organize, plan and execute study plans effectively.
Finally, student’s study skills enable proper and effective theoretical or practical approaches to the assigned reading areas in the curriculum (Stebleton 9).
TopicalSentence #3: College life exposes student to psychological pressuresthat one should overcome first to succeed.
Transitional issues including loneliness at first, depression and mood upset are common among American college students, especially in the freshman year.
Homesickness also impacts a significant number of college students.
Increases influence leading to drug use and abuse that can have negative impacts on their education.
TopicalSentence #4: Several strategies can help overcome the above obstaclesto ensure academic success.
Initiating programs that increase chances for academic and social engagement (Stebleton 8).
Proper training to avail the required skills for learning.
Counseling and guidance.
Financial support packages such as loans, scholarships and compensated tasks (e.g. cleaning, typing, etc.).
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Stebleton,Krista M. "Breaking Down Barriers: Academic Obstacles ofFirst-Generation Students at Research Universities.” Eric.ed.gov.N.p., 2012. Print