Students Life Challenges

YOUTH BUSINESS UNIVERSITY

2013 BRAND AND EMPOWER YOUR YOUTH SUMMER CAMP

RESULTS OF STUDENT LIFE CHALLENGES SURVEY

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During the beginning of the summer camp, we administered a survey to the youth attending which involved asking them to list their life challenges. Listed below you will find some of their responses:

NOTE;  We decided not to use each student's name in the results do to the sensitivity of the feedback that they shared with us and in order to protect each student's privacy.

STUDENT A

  • Adjusting to a new school
  • Making new friends
  • I don’t have a goal in life

STUDENT B

  • I have a hard time expressing myself
  • I have a hard time taking test
  • Being myself

STUDENT C

  • School
  • Home
  • Friends

STUDENT D

  • Students that make it hard for other students to learn
  • Drama with other people in the apartment
  • Childish people that need to grow up

STUDENT E

  • School
  • School
  • School

STUDENT D

  • I don’t like when people say mean things to me
  • Sometimes kids bully me

STUDENT E

  • School – Science is hard
  • Home – yelling – I get upset
  • Friendship – sometimes my friends fight me
  • We do not like churches

STUDENT F

  • I don’t like people saying I’m a Mexican
  • I don’t like people saying negative things
  • People don’t really want to be my friend
  • I gotta deal with it

STUDENT G

  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Reading

STUDENT H

  • School = Math in school
  • Outside = Not going to church a lot
  • Home = Mother has no job

STUDENT I

  • School
  • Work
  • Home

STUDENT J

  • Math work
  • Problems with other kids
  • Keeping my grades up

STUDENT K

  • School
  • Home
  • Family

STUDENT L

  • I have a problem in social studies
  • I have a problem with talking in front of people
  • I have a problem with spelling

STUDENT M

  • Math
  • Multiplication Tables
  • Measurements
  • School

STUDENT N

  • To get all “A’s” on my report card
  • When I get older I will be required to know what classes I will to attend
  • To get all “A’s” and “B’s” on my test and not any bad grades

STUDENT O

  • In school I’m having problems with social studies
  • In School I’m having problems with getting all “A’s”
  • I’m having challenges with people talking about me and then I get mad

STUDENT P

  • Friends not wanting to be your friend anymore
  • Trust and believe

STUDENT Q

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science

STUDENT R

  • School

STUDENT S

  • I don’t like to sing in public
  • Staying focused
  • Math

STUDENT T

  • Teachers
  • Students
  • Work

STUDENT U

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

STUDENT V

  • The subject Math
  • My excessive talking
  • Family problems

STUDENT W

  • Math
  • Making good grades
  • Making friends

STUDENT X

  • Anger issues
  • Don’t make enough money
  • Don’t like when people hit me for no reason

STUDENT Y

  • Math
  • Science

STUDENT Z

  • School

STUDENT AA

  • Do not like annoying people
  • I have problems with losing
  • Just no worries

STUDENT BB

  • Relationships
  • Jazz Band
  • Home

STUDENT CC

  • Math at school
  • Science
  • Social Studies

STUDENT DD

  • Not praying
  • Not reading my Bible
  • Just sitting at the altar not praying

STUDENT EE

  • Fighting at school
  • Not listening at school
  • Playing

STUDENT FF

  • I don’t like tests