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This research aims to determine the behavior of academic procrastination in the students of Sriwijaya Buddhist State University at Tangerang Banten. This research uses descriptive qualitative research using survey methods. Research regarding 98 students. Data was collected through a questionnaire in the form of Procrastination Academic Scale developed by Solomon and Rothblum.

The results showed that of 98 students of Sriwijaya Buddhist State University at Tangerang Banten, there were 29 students (30%) in the high category, 53 students (54%) in the high category, and 16 students (16%) classified as procrastinating academic in the low category.

The tendency of academic procrastination behavior in students covers the areas of: (a) preparing papers, reports and other assignments relating to writing activities; (b) learning to face examinations, quizzes and recitation in mastering lecture material; (c) reading reference books and sources of literature relating to the assignments of lectures; (d) administrative tasks, such as: recording important material, paying tuition fees, filling in attendance lists of lectures and practicum; (e) attend lectures and academic meetings; and (f) other academic support tasks.

The causes of psychological procrastination in psychological behavior come from within individual students, including: (1) laziness due to low awareness and lack of understanding of life goals; (2) Fear of failure which refers to low self-esteem and fear of success that has consequences for increasing the responsibility of the task; (3) expressions of rejection and rebellion for dislike of the tasks assigned; (4) lack of ability to solve problems and answer problems; (5) perfectionism that demands and is challenged to always be perfect; (6) psychosomatic conditions, because the tasks given are considered burdensome and have an impact on the physical aspects with complaints of headaches, fever, stomach aches and nausea.



Keywords: behavior of academic procrastination,

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