My room was dimly lit. The clock struck midnight. Off in the distance a dog was barking. As I sat at my desk, wishing to crawl into bed, I thought about how awful it would be if tomorrow, when the teacher asked for our assignments, I didn't have one to turn in. So I stayed up past midnight finishing the paper and I turned it in on time. Whew! What a relief. But there must be a better way. Why do I always seem to wait until the last minute? If I would have started sooner, I could have turned in a better quality paper. Many students procrastinate when it comes to schoolwork. I've learned the hard way that this problem must be overcome. Here are a few helpful hints I've learned:
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