This study will find out the Peer Influence and
Its Effect on the Academic Performance of the First Year
College Student of Laguna, State Polytechnic University.
Peer groups are composed of people with the same
preferences. They are commonly at the same age and they
tend to travel around and interact within the social
aggregate. Members in a peer group commonly have the
same interest and attitudes. This study aimed to
determine the level of the Demographic Profile of the
Students of Laguna State Polytechnic University. (1) Level
of the Demographic Profile of the Students of Laguna
State Polytechnic University in Terms of Age (2) Level of
the Demographic Profile Terms of Gender (3) Level of
Peer Influence in Terms of Vices.
Descriptive method was used in this study to
determine the Demographic Profile of the Students.
Questionnaire in a form of checklist was used in gathering
data. Weighted Mean, Standard Deviation and Regression
were used to analyze and interpret the data.
Based on the gathered data of this study, the findings
of this study were the following:
Level of the Demographic Profile of the Students o in
Terms of age, gender was interpreted as Moderately
Agree. While in terms of Vice was interpreted as
Proficient is the Performance of students in
Mathematics in terms of First Semester Grading Grade.
Finally, Peer Influence has a significant effect to the
academic performance of the Students
Keywords : Peer, Vice, Grades,Gender.