Tagged Procrastination

Break procrastination to improve your grades and mental health

By Christie Melhorn, September 29 2017 — Sometimes, the motivation to start a class assignment is too far down the gutter to bother reaching for until you’re drowning in sewer water. Some students work well under pressure. Others don’t, but still need the sense of impending doom to push them. Whichever the case, procrastinating can…

Student promises to be productive this reading week

By Joie Atejira, February 14 2017 — As reading week approaches, University of Calgary students are pumped to finally have a whole week off to relax and run away from their responsibilities with only a slight tinge of guilt. However, third-year psychology student Chelsea Thomas swears she’ll use her time wisely this semester. She purchased a Kate…

Taking study breaks can be good for productivity

By Emma Gammans, January 24 2017 — Starting school in September holds a certain thrill. In a few months over the summer, students come to romanticize the smell of textbooks and tedious PowerPoint presentations. We miss our friends, our classes and the thrill of learning. While a few months off does the trick from May…

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