Tag Archives: deadlines

No, I will not give you an extension on the assignment!

The paper is due tomorrow and I haven’t started working on it. I just discovered that I can’t find enough references. I know the professor said to line up the references up front, but I started writing with only a … Continue reading

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No deadline more than a week away really works

In our trimesterly meetings with grad students and postdocs we have been discussing the importance of personal deadlines along with larger goals. One person said she liked deadlines, and would appreciate it if we set them together and then reminded … Continue reading

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