How does procrastinating effect student grades in College?
Students that procrastinate in their work are more likely to fail or barely pass in their classes than students who finish their work on time and do not wait until the last minute.
The population that I will be studying will be the students of Montgomery College Germantown Campus. I will choose a sample consisting of 400 students out of 5000 from the campus. The sample population will be students between the ages of 18 and 25. The population will be divided equally from both genders with different ethnic backgrounds. I will sample students who are taking extracurricular activities, joining Clubs, organizations, and based on personality behaviors.
In the report, “Cramming, active procrastination, and academic achievement”, the author Eun Hee Seo explains how active and passive procrastination have an effect on academic achievement. His research consisted of 172 Korean undergraduates who were given the day before an examination to start studying for their exams. This was to see if active procrastinators would get a better grade than passive procrastinators after the exam. The results of this research came out most likely equal for both but a greater amount group of active procrastinators achieved a better grade academically after only cramming one day or less before the examination. Source Citation
Seo, Eun Hee. "Cramming, active procrastination, and academic achievement." Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal 40.8 (2012): 1333+. Academic OneFile. Web. 10 Mar. 2013.
In the article, “Procrastination, deadlines, and statutes of limitation”, the author Andrew J. Wistrich talks about how psychologists have discovered how people have been responding to deadlines for the past few years. He talks about multiple problems that cause people to procrastinate and not think over the law of limitations. The author finds out how people try to complete...