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College Sleep Deprivation

By | October 2011
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Jason Cook
Eng 101
11-1150am

Do college students get enough sleep?
College life is a time full of fun, friends, activities, classes, and homework. All of these activities however, add up to a busy life style. Being busy is not in itself harmful but when the busyness becomes so great that it turns into stress, that’s when problems start to arise. The formation of stress leads to many unhealthy trends, such as lack of sleep, loss of immunity to disease, and a change in personality traits. How then can stress in the busy lives of college students be reduced? The answer is simple, an individual just has to manage his or her time in order to get good sleep and therefore relieve stress. Colleges across the country need to create a program of required exercise because it’s a key factor in getting over stress. My point of view on the subject is that every college student should fix this problem their freshman year. I believe that if you do have a problem and decide to just stick with late night study logistics, then you are in for a world of massive migraines and extreme stress. This could ultimately result in you failing and being forced to drop out. In my paper I will explain to you not only why you should avoid sleep deprivation, but also illuminate you with some important tips on how to manage your time more efficiently. Managing your time wisely and staying organized is key to maintaining a healthy and content college lifestyle. Starting out as a freshman in college can be tough and overwhelming at times due to a numerous amount of things like the massive load of people, your friends not being around, and getting used to living on your own. At first you find yourself dealing with a whole new schedule that is very different then what you are used to. There are new responsibilities to face and all your actions reflect on you. It can get pretty hectic at times mainly because in college you deal with the transition of more work and less classes. Tesser and...
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