EFFECTS OF TAKING QUALIFYING EXAMINATION TO THIRD YEAR ACCOUNTANCY STUDENTS
The Problem and Its Background
Examination is one of the best ways to prove whether a student, or anyone who undergoes learning, learned something from what they have studied. Exam results can show in which lesson the students were not able to fully understand and what they were able to. But does this result help the student improve in their studies, and how those this results affect them, especially if the result will determine whether they stay on their chosen fields?
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Being able to continue the program by passing the Qualifying Examination given by the Accountancy Department allows them to study more and be motivated. However, being removed from the program due to failing the examination will definitely have an adverse effect on them. Results may vary, may it be negative or positive or due to passing or failing, to the different aspects of the student's characteristics, and how are they affected. These aspects of the student's characteristics may include psychological health, physical health, academic performance and social life.
Statement of the Problem
Major Problem: What are the effects of taking the Qualifying Examination to Third Year Accountancy students?
1. What is the demographic profile of the respondents in terms of:
a. Year Level
c. Academic Status
2. What are the effects of taking Qualifying Examination to Third Year Accountancy students in terms of:
b. Social Life
c. Academic Status
d. Student's Behavior
e. Psychological, Emotional and Physical Health
Scope and Limitation of the Study
This study deals with the qualifying exam given to third year B.S. Accountancy students. It encompasses the effects of the result of the said exam to students in terms of their academics, psychological behavior, physical health, and social life. The respondents of this study are restricted only on the students of B.S. Accountancy of Adamson University who took the Qualifying Examination regardless if they passed or failed. The proponents of this research cannot include those students who have not tried taking the Qualifying Examination because they have not experienced the said examination. Students from other programs and universities are also not included in this study. Qualiyfying examinations vary in different programs of Adamson University. Set of rules and standards differ depending on the decision of the Department Chairpersons and Deans. This kind of examination prepares the students of what it will be like to take a licensure examination in the future.
Significance of the Study
This study on the effects of taking Qualifying Examination to third year students of B.S. Accountancy in Adamson University will be beneficial to the university in improving and organizing the qualifying exam that will help reduce the negative effect of it to student and increase the positive effect.
To the Accountancy students. This study will help the students because they will be able to know the effect of the Qualifying Examination to them. It gives them a chance to show the negative and positive impact of the exam to their performance and other aspects. Also, the students who are to take the exam will be aware and prepared for the possible effects they may encounter after taking the exam. If they will be aware of the possible effects to them, they will be able to prevent such effects.
To Accountancy Department of the university. As...