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Solerzia e successo accademico
[Diligence and Academic Performance]

  • Novarese, Marco
  • Di Giovinazzo, Viviana

This 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 solicitude in enrolment, or a lack of it, can be a useful forecast of academic success. Several explanations can be given, including the greater or lesser tendency to procrastinate.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 45008.

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Date of creation: 20 Feb 2013
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