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The study aimed to identify the degree of academic resilience and its variables (self-efficacy, perseverance, positive coping with academic pressure) for the first-year students of university, as well as to reveal the relationship between academic resilience and academic achievement, and to reveal the imapct of variables (gender, student's place of residence ) on their academic resilience.
The researcher used the analytical descriptive approach, and the study sample consisted of (162) male and female students who were chosen randomly from the study population represented by the first-year students at the Prince Sultan Military College for Health Sciences in Dhahran in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The study tool was a questionnaire prepared by the researchers.
The study results have concluded that:
- The members of the study population of the first-year students have an average degree of academic resilience, as well as all its variables (self-efficacy, perseverance, and possitive with academic stresses ).
- There are statistically significant differences in the axis (coping with academic stresses ) between males and females, and it is clear that there are statistically significant differences at the significance level (a = 0.05), between the mean scores of the study sample in (total) according to the gender variable (male, female) in favor of females.
- The presence of statistically significant differences according to the academic achievement variable. It is noted that there are statistically significant differences at the significance level (a = 0.05) for the responses of the study sample on all study axes, in favor of students whose achievement is higher.
- There are statistically significant differences at the level of significance (a = 0.05) in the responses of the study sample on the axis of coping with stress, in favor of students who live with their families compared to their colleagues who live in the college residence or in places other than the family home or the college residence.