Essay On College Students Falling Asleep

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College is a place of learning, growing, socializing, experiencing and much more. Often students can get caught up in the different opportunities and duties in college and pack into their schedule more then they can handle. If students are not careful this can cause them to have to sacrifice sleep in order to get all the work done that college demands of them. Many students end up sleep deprived and have trouble even falling asleep at night. College students who do not get adequate sleep should not do schoolwork after 10 p.m. because doing so will make it more difficult to fall asleep and can effects on one’s grades which can result in the need to study late in the night more often and further affect a student’s academic achievement.
Sleep-deprived college students doing homework past 10 p.m. will have a harder time falling asleep. Most school work requires a great deal of brain power to do and it makes it tough to sleep when one’s brain is working at such a fast pace. Doing schoolwork before 10 p.m. and allowing oneself an hour to relax can help prevent trouble falling asleep. Some students in college need to drink coffee to do homework late into the night; however, coffee has large amounts of caffeine that can prevent a student from falling asleep easily. If a
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and is not getting enough sleep because of this, then the students grades will begin to decline. Because the student is not getting enough rest, he or she will have trouble focusing and will not be able to pay attention on a lecture. Lack of sleep also has adverse affects on memory and will make it more difficult to recall the materiel learned. Because of how sleep affects one’s attention and memory it is important to get to bed at a reasonable time and get a healthy amount of sleep. Doing so will help the student retain information and recall it when needed as well as, help the student focus on lectures and schoolwork, resulting in better academic

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