Promoting Student Learning and Institutional Improvement: Lessons from NSSE at 13
FINANCIAL STRESS AFFECTS ACADEMICS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS,
Findings illuminate how financial challenges affect college students. A majority of students surveyed worry about paying for college, and as many as one in three frequently opt not to purchase required academic materials due to cost. Full-time students working more than 20 hours per week face the greatest financial stress: three in five said that their job interfered with their academic performance, yet just as many had considered working more hours.
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