Students’ Expectations worksheet

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What is the theory behind the worksheet?

The present worksheet is based on the satisfaction-dissatisfaction paradigm, which states that if an activating stimulus is perceived as desirable, it will impact judgments in a positive way (Aurier & Guintcheva, 2014).

How will the worksheet help

This worksheet will help practitioners create a better picture of the client’s source of discontent, by identifying the unrealistic expectations regarding the academic system, goals, and themselves.

How to use the worksheet?

Whether we talk about high school, college, or other forms of academic education, there are a lot of expectations from both students and professors. There are not only expectations but also rules imposed by the formal environment. How do students manage the pressure? 

If you are a student, answer the following exercises and find out what is real and what is only self-pressure or doubt. 

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Aurier, P., & Guintcheva, G. (2014). Using Affect–Expectations Theory to Explain the Direction of the Impacts of Experiential Emotions on Satisfaction. Psychology and Marketing, 31(10), 900-913.