Profile of Problems Faced by Students Attending Counseling Services at Yogyakarta State University
Students often face problems during their higher education experience. This study aimed to identify problems experienced by students seen at the Technical Implementation Unit of the Guidance and Counseling Services at Yogyakarta State University (UPT LBK UNY). This study’s sample was 313 students who attended counseling during the past year at UPT LBK UNY. Purposive sampling was used. This was quantitative research, and the data were collected through documentation review and interviews. Quantitative descriptive techniques were used to analyze the data. The results showed that 45.05% of students had problems in their personal lives. Only 0.96% had career problems. Two students had problems in the personal-sociallearning-career fields simultaneously. Recommendations are provided for the university on developing the right strategies to overcome the problems experienced by students.
Keywords: student problems; guidance and counseling; counseling services
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