Procrastination In College Essay

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Christopher Beal Professor Blount English 0099 October 30, 2012 Procrastination of College Students Procrastination is a problem that most college students tend to have. Procrastination is when a certain task is put off until another day or time. Many students procrastinate because they have a fear of failing. With so many distractions such as technology, hobbies, and friends, procrastination becomes harder to avoid. College students procrastinate because of laziness, peer influence, and boredom. Many students procrastinate because they are lazy. They look at their assignments and say, “I have time,” and they wait until the day before the assignment is turned in to try to do all the work, for example, a student may have two…show more content…
Laziness is a problem to college students and most be avoided so students can complete assignments on time. Peer influence is another reason to why college students tend to procrastinate. Many college students have friends who party and sometimes friends’ pressure students to delay their work and go out and party. When students go out and party they constantly have to put their assignments to the side. If peers would motivate students more then that could help with procrastination. Peer pressure plays a big role in procrastination because a friend should be there to motivate students to do their assignments not pressure them to stop and continue later. Many students also procrastinate because of boredom. Students feel that some assignments don’t be interesting enough for them and that causes them to delay the assignment and put it aside. Sometimes students blame teachers for their procrastination because they feel the teacher is boring and not teaching right. If students can overcome their boredom in their classes then that would help them with
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