By Diana Percy

What problems does an grownup returning to check face? What pressures will they suppose, on themselves, their relationships, kin, place of work, buddies and social existence. Their funds and well-being may also undergo. yet returning to check is usually the easiest choice anyone could make so it's a tragedy whilst an grownup pupil succumbs to those very actual pressures. this can be a functional instruction manual to lead the reader throughout the pitfalls and pressures.

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Adult Study Tactics: A Springboard to Learning (Series; 3)

What problems does an grownup returning to check face? What pressures will they think, on themselves, their relationships, relatives, office, pals and social lifestyles. Their funds and wellbeing and fitness may also endure. yet returning to review is also the simplest choice somebody could make so it's a tragedy while an grownup scholar succumbs to those very actual pressures.

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Common Stressors of Adult Students Procrastination To repeatedly postpone work that needs to be done is to add significantly to your level of stress. Procrastination is a weird and wonderful beast that tends to grow at a rather rapid rate. Characteristically, it sneaks up on you unawares - by the time you notice it has enlarged to such an extent the thought of doing battle with it seems overwhelming. It is well-known to anyone who has deadlines to meet, or has been taught to put others' needs before their own - to wait and not to act.

You might want to respond by being offensive and angry, and at the same time, not want to make a scene or risk being hit. Both these responses are possible, but are mutually contradictory. You have reached a stalemate. Let's extend this further to experiment with a situation of your own, where you are in conflict with yourself and could behave either one way or another: Experiencing Conflict Make yourself comfortable and close your eyes. Imagine talking with someone in your usual way who is significant in your life, and with whom you feel some discomfort.

Students are expected to work to deadlines. Not all students have developed a capacity to do so; some have never had to take deadlines seriously before since it just hasn't been necessary or 36 important. Consequently, they use deadlines almost like a signal to start, rather than complete, a project. Meeting deadlines If this rings bells for you (particularly if you find it amusing), and you are in a habit of missing deadlines, it's likely you'll also miss out on marks when your lecturer loses patience or you run out of believable excuses, whichever happens first.

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