SCOPE AND DELIMITATION Out of 189 second year accounting students of Saint Mary’s University, 100 students were

used as a sample in conducting the survey. This study limits its coverage on the second year accounting students only. It’s main purpose is to identify the common problems that they encounter and to propose possible solutions regarding this problems. This study considers every aspect of students’ personal information that has an impact on their academic performances such as their parents educational background, their parents income, their gender, age and home location. Each of the respondents are given same questionnaires to answer. And this study focuses on the current second year students of the present school year, 2008-2009.