4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Procrastinate

Obama Eagle Staff Columnist Jahlia Finney

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4. The longer you put work off, the harder it’s going to be to do it. Ever notice when you put off doing your homework for 10 minutes, that 10 minutes becomes 20 minutes? Then, it becomes 30 to 40 minutes later and maybe hours. The reason is because when you’re having fun for an extended period of time, it’s much harder to pause and finish your work. Work is boring and it sucks so procrastination is a direct response to that. Fun stuff is entertaining and therefore much more appealing. But, it’s for that very reason that it will be harder to finish your work after you put if off the first time.

3. Procrastination almost inevitably leads to rush jobs. The more you procrastinate, the less time you have to do your homework. The less time you have to finish or even start your work means the less time you have to do it efficiently or correctly for that matter. Good work requires time and effort.

2. Your work will build up. Ever notice that growing pile of papers in the corner? That’s your worry building up. When you get an assignment, it’s best to finish it before one assignment becomes five.

1. Deadlines. It’s best to finish an assignment before the due date, and not on the day of.

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