The relationship between academic procrastination and academic achievement in Chinese university students
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This study aims to examine academic procrastination and its relationship with academic achievement among 91 Chinese university students in a city at the Southern part of China. Gender and academic major variables are considered in this research. After analyzing the data, it is found that participants in the study exhibited moderate procrastination tendency. And academic procrastination is significantly negatively correlated with academic achievement. Gender variable has no impact on academic procrastination tendency, but it has influence on the relationship between academic procrastination and academic achievement. However, academic major has neither influence on academic procrastination nor its relationship with academic achievement. At the end of the paper, limitations and implications of the paper are discussed.