Procrastination and College Students Essay

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College students have to balance work, family, and college activists and any delaying behavior from within can cause an unbalance. This behavior is called procrastinating and it can lead to problems in many areas of a student’s life. College students are the worst hit by this type of behavior because they have many different activities to focus on instead of studying. These activities can cause students to study when they have time which often is usually too short amount of time. There is a time and place to relax and enjoy life, but if students focus on playing around instead of getting their assignments done, college life will be stressful.
Procrastination is when people put other tasks, like clubbing with friends, ahead of completing
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The fifth is the “fear of success procrastinator” which is students who don’t complete their project because of a fear of what the future will hold after the project is completed. These students general are seniors in their last semester of college. The sixth type is called the “overambitious procrastinator” which is students who take on too many tasks or projects for them to handle at once which makes it hard for them to complete even one project. The last type of procrastinator is the “disorganized procrastinator” which are students who is just disorganized and lacks any structure of getting their project done. Procrastination is a serious problem when not controlled and will cause problems in any college setting.
The problem of procrastination starts when a student waits until minutes before a class to study for a class. This may seem like a solution for students who are pressed for time; however, this doesn’t allow time for the information to be solidified and vital information can be lost. These behaviors form because students have found that in the past they were able to successfully pass the class by doing their homework literally hours before the projects deadline. This reckless learning may help pass the class, but doesn’t give the information the time needed to be solidified into memory. This reckless learning also produces effects within projects that are often below the students’ academic level and can cause