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College students might drop their classes because:

  • the subject seems too hard
  • the student has no interest
  • the student signed up for the wrong class
  • the student was wrongly advised to take the class
  • the student doesn't get along with the professor
  • the student fears another student in the class (ex. an ex-boyfriend)
  • the student has gone to classes all along but after two weeks of being ill, has fallen behind and can't catch up
  • the student lost her child's babysitter
  • the student got pregnant and can't continue schooling right now
  • the student's job hours changed and conflicts with the class time
  • the student has other conflicts
  • the student is "stressed out"
  • the student has lost his / her self-confidence
  • the student is withdrawing from all classes; dropping out
  • there's been a crisis, such as a death in the family
  • there's been an unexpected opportunity, such as the opportunity to go overseas
  • a job offer comes but it requires the student to move
  • the student is moving away or out of State
  • the military has called the enlisted student to deploy to war
  • the student decides to enter the military
  • the student is put on probation for some infraction
  • the student has been expelled
  • the student is now in jail
  • the student has been injured or... died.
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Typically, college students do not choose to fail their classes. Read the below as to why some students fail.

Some reasons for college student failure may include:

  • No vision. Some students do not have a clearly articulated picture of the future they intend to create for themselves. Thus, they may take programs of study without a clear career goal or objective. In essence, they choose the wrong major.
  • Lack of passion. Successful students work out of passion, a love for what they want to do, and recognize the importance of the benefit it will bring others as well as themselves. Without passion, study becomes a chore and not a method for achieving clearly defined goals.
  • Lack of personal/work/school/family balance. What ever is going on in a student's personal life, will inevitably affect what's going on in school. Whatever is happening in school will affect what's going on in their personal life. A student needs time to be in class, and appropriate time for study. However, there must be time for family, friends, social activities, and time to just be alone. The key is keeping proper balance.
  • Lack of taking advantage of student resources. There is really no reason for academic failure. Every college and university has an academic learning center where students can receive peer and faculty tutoring, without charge. Many students fail to seek help.
  • Attending the wrong college or university. Some students accept admission into schools they are not familiar with. Thus, they become depressed with their surroundings. Student must be content with their school, its environment, and resources. This, in turn has a negative affect on their studies.
  • Lack of maturity and discipline. Some students are just not disciplined and lack good organizational skills. They often fall under the pressure of their peers. Rather than using good discretion, they feel compelled to follow others (socially), when they really should be attending to their studies. Again, lack of appropriate balance.
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Either they're lazy and careless about their future, or it's an emergency, either or is bad though

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So they have more time to do more important things like breathe and sleep

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because they are hard

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