Procrastination Is The Thief Of Time Essay

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It is Sunday night and your ten page paper is due tomorrow in twelve hours, but you still have to write ten pages. You question yourself, “How did I put myself through this again?” and look back at the days. Remembering how you made unnecessary excuses to not do the paper, you were a couch potato all week and could have completed this paper days before this night. Somehow, you do what you did on last week’s paper and miraculously finish the assignment in the nick of time. We have all procrastinated like this at one point, but what does it really mean? “Procrastination is the thief of time” (Young) because it is only remotely related to time management. For a new college student, time management is, if not, the most important skill they must learn and master to succeed in their life. According to a study at Indiana University School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, college students become lazier every year. (Armstrong). Therefore, procrastination grows on the student and it creates a bad habit which affects his or her lifestyle. Procrastination can cause an annoyance of stress and anxiety, but why exactly do students do it? Most common reasons would be because the assignment is just too hard. We naturally tend to avoid difficult things and strive for the easiest possible route. Students might lack knowledge and do not what exactly to do on the assignment. In a sense, they “give up” because they refuse challenge themselves. (California). Maybe a student literally…

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