While 87 percent of students said the college is "too difficult," the same percentage are studying less than 10 hours per week, a new survey found. Intelligent.com, which regularly surveys college students, gathered data from 1,000 respondents, all of whom attend four-year colleges. However, 71 percent of students spend fewer than 10 hours per week studying, and a total of 87 percent of students spend fewer than 15 hours per week hitting the books. The survey found that about one-third of students who think they work hard fail to put more than five hours a week into schoolwork. (TheCollegeFix)
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