The pantheon of procrastinators boasts many famous names: Bill Clinton, Duke Ellington, Wong Kar-wai, the Messiah. But these luminaries might meet their match at any given college during the run-up to finals week, as undergrads compete for the prize in Outstanding Delayed Volition. According to William J. Sommer, senior psychiatrist at Counseling and Psychological Services at Columbia University, procrastination is common in 80 to 90 percent of undergraduates. Why do students line up... More >>>