Promptness and Academic Performance
AbstractThis article uses university administration data to investigate the relation between student behavior (rapid response in finalizing enrolment procedures) and academic performance. It shows how student promptness in enrolling, or lack of it, can prove a useful forecast of academic success. Several explanations can be given, including simply the greater or lesser tendency to procrastinate.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 49746.
Date of creation: Sep 2013
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procrastination; academic performance; motivation;
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