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Reasons Why Students Reach Probation

There are many variables that can affect progress through college. Some variables are within a student's control including motivation, attending class, and studying. Other variables are out of the control of the student such as health conditions, car accidents, or family members losing their jobs. Below is a list of common reasons that students reach academic probation. If you are experiencing any of these difficulties, reach out to an academic advisor for more assistance.

  • Not asking for Help
  • Anxiety
  • Changing Majors
  • Financial Issues
  • General Transition from High School to College
  • Lack of motivation
  • Lack of note taking or study skills
  • Loneliness, Frustration, & Stress
  • Mental Health
  • Missing Exams
  • Not Attending Class
  • Overcommitment to a Club or Organization
  • Physical Health
  • Structure or Modality of Classes
  • Time Management Difficulties
  • Video Games
  • Working/Balancing a Job