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By Jason Carr
You know that you have that paper to write or the next chapter to read, but instead of knocking it out you let it linger for weeks, or even months (YIKES!). As online university students, it is often easy to succumb to distractions that detract from our studies.
Procrastination is one of the biggest hurdles every WGU student deals with regularly, especially when it comes to completing tasks within courses that fall outside of our normal comfort zone. Nonetheless, these tasks must be completed if we are to ever reach our goals—obtaining our degree(s).
As possibly one of the worst procrastinators in the world, I have had to work hard to overcome what I call the "procrastination monster."
Here are five tips I’ve used that have helped me to "slay the procrastination monster" during the course of my studies at WGU:
Hopefully this post will help you slay that nasty procrastination monster as well. In doing so, you’ll be one step closer to obtaining your degree. What are your strategies? How do you fight procrastination? Share your tips in the comments below!
Best of luck with your studies at WGU!
Jason Carr is a student in WGU’s online bachelor’s marketing management degree program. He lives in Tyler, Texas. He blogs at unastronomy.com.
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