21 November 2014
College students are often waking up groggy to their morning classes, which could last from one hour to four hours, causing a decrease in concentration or even sleeping in class. There are many causes to having sleep deprivation that affect the lifestyle of these students and their sleeping cycles. There are an abundance of college students who are partying all night, staying up late to finish homework assignments, or don’t have a good sleeping environment resulting in sleep deprivation.
Most universities are known for their rank in the party spectrum. Parties can be both good and bad, one can be just a gathering and socializing until it’s time to head out, but then the other kind of partying can be with alcohol where time slips away. Time is uncontrollable, and when you lose track of time there’s no turning back. It also doesn’t help when students drink on a Sunday or any other day when they have class the next morning because they either sleep in and don’t go to class, or they are sleeping in class, decreasing their ability to take in what the professor is teaching them.
Class can take up a good chunk of a college student’s morning or afternoon, and partying may take up a good portion of their night, so when do the students find time to complete their homework assignments? The answer to that may vary depending on each student and how his or her priorities are in order. For the most part, students will stay up even later than they have to in
order to complete an assignment, or even having to wake up earlier to finish so at least they got a few hours of sleep. Sometimes when I have something important to do that I started, I will wake up earlier than my alarm clock instead of staying up all night, so I know what that feels like, and ...
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