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Skip to 0 minutes and 10 secondsLet's take a look at the time trap. Forget the laws of physics. Time often seems to work like this. First you have loads of time, then you have none. Josh, are you coming? They're talking about the test.

Skip to 0 minutes and 22 secondsNo, this is due at 1:00. How many words? 2,500. How many have you done? At my last count, it was about 1,000, but I've still got to type it up. Josh, you're hopeless. We got this like three weeks ago. No need to rub it in. I only got going on it last night. So an all-nighter for you, then. Dare I ask about the lab report? What lab report are you talking about? Due tomorrow. I thought it was next week. I know it's around here somewhere. Don't you even write down the deadlines? Hey, one day at a time, Soph. I'll get onto it. Up to you. Don't forget to eat. Well, I'm fresh out of chocolate and snacks.

Skip to 0 minutes and 56 secondsI wouldn't mind some fries, though. Extra sauce, please.

The time trap

Let’s face it, juggling work, study and everything else at university can be tricky. You can avoid the last-minute panics we saw in the video but it means that you may have to use your self-discipline and judgement in a way that you probably never had to do at school.

You need to manage your time, both on a daily basis and for the whole term or semester. That way, you can see your immediate as well as your long-term goals and know you are on the way to achieving them.

Managing your time effectively can help you avoid those stressful situations which may lead to academic dishonesty.

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