Viola Sebastian-Jones draws on three decades of teaching, advising, and senior leadership experience as an Academic Dean to provide students (and parents) with this concise, compassionate, and effective guide to addressing the 12 common causes of procrastination in college.
Sebastian-Jones leads students through detailed and effective solutions to each of these 12 causes of procrastination, especially challenges with time management and organization. She helps students understand the relationship between procrastination and uncertainty about goals and priorities, stress, apathy, and feeling overwhelmed. She draws on experience teaching and advising thousands of students as well as on current science about the brain to give students the solutions and strategies that work.
Although written primarily for first-year (freshman) college students, all students will benefit from understanding these 12 causes of procrastination and from using the succinct solutions and strategies Viola Sebastian-Jones provides. Finally, this guide will help parents better understand the complex challenges procrastination poses for college students.
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About the Author
Viola Sebastian-Jones is a scholar, educator, and senior leader in higher education who has been teaching and advising students for three decades at elite research universities and liberal arts colleges. Her extensive leadership background includes years of expertise as an Academic Dean as well as in directing first-year experience programs and curricula and leading large academic units. In her free time she is an avid sailor and gardener.
Her short, distilled guides are designed to help students and parents identify the fundamental issues, challenges, and solutions regarding the freshman/first-year college experience. With unusual candor and a forthright approach to higher education as an industry, Sebastian-Jones provides students and parents with concise information, data, and insights regarding key issues students face: navigating the adverse myths about what college is supposed to be vs. realities of the college experience; the 5 essentials all first-year students must master in order to succeed academically; and how to identify and overcome the 12 causes of procrastination in college.
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