ACADEMIC PROCRASTINATION AND ACHIEVEMENT GOAL ORIENTATION AS PREDICTORS OF ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF SELECTED COLLEGE STUDENTS

Marie Christine Rio | Charmaine Abegail Tarin |

September 24, 2019
Psychology

The purpose of this study was to explore Active and Passive Procrastination in relation to Mastery-Approach, Mastery-Avoidance, Performance-Approach, Performance-Avoidance Goal Orientations. It wanted to determine which among these predict college students' academic school performance. Data were collected and analyzed from 30 undergraduates – comprised of 17 dean's listers and 13 probationary students – from the Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Manila. The results indicated that there is a significant relationship between Procrastination and Achievement Goal Orientation.The results also indicated that Procrastination was a predictor of student's Academic Performance (GWA) in school. Implications and future recommendations of this study are discussed.

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