6 Possible Reasons Why People Fail In College​

Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. How you dress your bed, that is how you will lie on it. 

Education is just like farming, if you plant bad seed you wouldn’t get any fruits during harvest. Once you plant a good seed, you will enjoy in future. Also, for you to plant a good seed you must work hard to make sure you get your heart desire. 

No one goes to school to fail, but failure comes when you fail to do what you are suppose to do at the right time. There are so many reasons why people fail in college but I’m going to deliberate on the important ones. 

6 Possible Reasons Why People Fail In College

1. Friends That You Associate With: Before now, you already know that friends can make you to fail in school. The reason is that, if you walk with bad friends, you are likely to be like them. Getting to college new, you have to be careful of the people that you associate with so that they will not lead you into a wrong path. Observation is important in life because it makes you to think and research before taking decisions. Observe who you will like to be you friend, and also check who he/she is walking with too. 

2. Playing While Lecture Is On: A key to success in life is education. How do you handle this key? can you keep your own key in a place that is not good? No, then why are you playing with your studies? Many students fail because of distractions, while a lecture is going on you see some students pressing cell phones, staring outside, causing distraction, cracking fun in the lecture hall. 

At the end, you wouldn’t gain anything. How do you expect to pass during examination. Many lecturers set questions based on what they thought during lectures and not what is in the text book. If you don’t pay attention how do you want to make good grades. Sit up and challenge your self, the purpose for you in school is to acquire knowledge, therefore, you should never play with your academic work. 

3. Review/Revise: Education is fun when you know it. Knowledge is not acquired in a single day. No body is the hierarchy of knowledge, you learn everyday. You only stop learning once you past away on earth. Students fail because they don’t create time to review and revise what the lecturer said in class. When they return from school, many will go to the pop to have fun getting home late and feel tired to go through their lecture note. The next day, just like that. When it is one week to examination, you will see them reading. What are you going to gain from the whole semester. If you want to overcome failure, always review/revise your lecture note when you return from school. 

4. Background Situation: A lot of students fail because they don’t have sponsors. They sponsor them selves in school. But that should not be the cause of your failure. I’m going to give you important hint on what to do. While going to your enterprise to sell, go along with your book, when they is no customers, open it and read, scan through it. Also get a pdf of your lecture note online, download it into your phone anytime you get confuse, open it. that way you end up killing two birds with a stone. 

5. Ability to recall: Some students suffer this, it is not their will to forget what they learnt but thry just can’t help it. This can bring about failure because during examination they hardly recall what they read. If you have such memory/brain, the only way out is to read regularly, read on daily basis, read without session. ask questions and also try and interpret the answers in your own way, put it in activities you likely do. If you do this, you cannot forget it during examination. Go close to your counsellor for advice, tell him/her what is your problem is and you will overcome failure. 

6. Staying Away From Library: This is the most important place in the life of a successful student. Getting to know your library is the beginning of your success. A lot of students stay away from library. Tell me how you will pass your examination. Make research in the library. Do you wonder why definition of your lecturers IS different from the one in your text book even though is the same text book they are using? the secret is that, they combine many text books, they compare and bring out their own definition with the same keywords. Now, you can be like them only if you can visit the library, get two or three textbooks, check for definitions. After that, put it on your own. Trust me that you wouldn’t fail. Library is the mother of knowledge in an academic environment. 


How do you feel when you see the world’s wealthy men. Do you care to do research and know what they past through to become who they are? Is only when you sit up that you will be like them. Study your books and determine to become what you wish for your self. Determination is the driver of success, without determination they will be no successful man. You can only reach your destination if and only if you will determine to bear the risk. You can rule others only when you know better than them, that is the power of education. Make it at once or you fail it. Note when you fail it limit the time you suppose to achieve you needs. 

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