Multitasking Vs College

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Making the transition from high school to college can be a very challenging and exciting progress. Many students start college with the mentality that college will just be a breeze like high school, but they’re in for a harsh reality. College is much harder and requires lots of self-motivation and concentration, two things that this generation severely lacks. However, it is not that this generation doesn’t care or doesn’t want to succeed. We just have a lot of obstacles and distractions in our lives. Being brought up in the era where technology is everything, people are at a huge disadvantage. Most people have a lot of thing’s going on in their lives so that requires them to do various things at the same time; they “multitask.” And what is…show more content…
In reality you don’t pay all your attention to everything you are doing, you simply just switch your attention from one thing to another. For examples, let’s say a student is doing his or her math lecture, but at the same time he or she is also watching TV and doing multiple things on their phone. The student is constantly switching his or her attention form one thing to another. In spite of that, the student is missing out on great and important parts of their lecture because they are paying more attention to the TV and/or their phone. And this is when “multitasking” takes a great toll on their education. Multitasking or switch tasking is inevitable, but we can control and minimize it when it comes to school if we really tried. There is no need for someone to be doing their homework and checking their phone constantly. Technology is a huge part of this generation and it interferes greatly with our lives. It is a huge issue, but it can be managed and…show more content…
We have to remember that not all things in life come easy. Hard work always pays off in the end. Procrastination and plagiarism aren’t going to get a college student anywhere. We have to keep our goals in mind and strive hard for them. Most college students want to play around and have fun when it comes to school, but where does that get them? Failing grades, a waste of money and time. In order for college students to succeed, we all have to make a goal for ourselves and keep motivated to reach it. Just imagine what all the hard work is going to take you, ten years from now you could be a millionaire. Just remember hard work always pays off. Keeping motivated helps you stay on task and lets you succeed in your school
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