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Procrastination, and my college experiences Joaquin Cabrera HCOP Summer Program Mrs. Andrea Reily Helzner Monday, july 17, 2000 According to the article (Magazine: Journal do- Genetic Psychology, December 1999), procrastination is referred as the act of needlessly delaying a task until the point of some discomfort. This is a behavior problem that many adults experience on a regular basis. In this paper I will be talking about two studies that researched about how procrastination hits students. It will also talk about ways to put an end to procrastination and give stories about people who overcame procrastination and achieved their goals. Toward the end I will talk about how procrastination effected me in my first semester.…show more content…
To stop procrastination it is necessary to have a time plan, and estimate how long an assignment will take. Remember that your priority is the assignment that it is due first. A good idea is to break up jobs into sessions "inch by inch, life is a cinch, yard by yard, life is hard". (Sr. Maureen's saying to me.) Have a goal on what you want to achieve. When an assignment is done, reward yourself! Here are some helpful hints to help you stop procrastinating.  Have positive statements around your room.  Use a timer.  Get all materials in place before you start.  Get started! Conclusion As you can see procrastination is a problem to students since it will get in the way of their schoolwork. As I said before procrastination is to put things off for later, and this is why it gets in the way. I have talked about the different studies, stopping procrastination and some helpful hints. Hopefully this paper will open the minds of most students out there and prevent them from procrastinating, and show their real talent at schoolwork. References Gard, C. J. (1999, December). Getting Over The ‘I'll do it Tomorrow' Blues. Current Health 2; October 1999. 1-2 Jiao, Q. G. & Onwuegbuzie A. J. (2000 , January). I'll go to the library later: The Relationship between Academic Procrastination and Library Anxiety. College & Research Libraries 61 no1. 45-54 Janssen, T. (1999. Decenber). The effects of
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