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It is very rare that I am doing one thing at a time. While I am taking notes in class, I am making a list of the homework that I have to complete. When I am walking to work, I am emailing my professor about an assignment. I need to be prepared to be the most efficient as possible throughout the day.
If you were to ask me, I would agree that focusing all of your attention on one task at a time creates the best product. If you were to watch me throughout the day, you would quickly realize that my actions contradict this principle. I don’t do this out of preference. I do this out of necessity.
In today’s world, students are held to higher standards than ever before. In order to stick out, we are expected to successfully complete five courses at a time, participate in clubs and sports, maintain a healthy social and family life, and possibly hold a job or two. Although we do not maintain traditional jobs like many adults, we are expected to constantly multitask and to go, go, go.
Just keep swimming, just keep swimming!