Procrastination turns into cheating
You’re sitting there with a massive 1,500 word essay due tomorrow and you’re probably feeling confused, annoyed, overwhelmed or even anxious. You do everything you can to prepare yourself to write what will be an epic essay (well, at least you hope so!).
- Coffee? Check.
- Some YouTube video with music that’s good for focus? Check.
- A quiet spot in the library on campus? Check.
- Phone on silent? Check.
Okay, let's do this! Good thing you've done all your research already (or have you?), and you have copious summaries on the subject matter and bookmarked web pages for reference.
Forty-five minutes later you’ve got one, maybe two, lines. And then back to feeling frustrated with thoughts bouncing back and forth between, "Why didn’t I start this earlier?” and "Okay, I can do this, just need to pull an 'all nighter'”...