Essays Tagged: "last minute"

Changes. About being organised and what it does for you.

n this semester, I was unable to register in a class because I waited to register my classes at the last minute, and for this reason when I registered, I could not because the class was full. In addit ...

(1 pages) 73 2 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A Modest Proposal - had to defend an impossible sollution to a chosen problem, like Swift's Modest Proposal (1st year, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)

an affection for other more important things than school or a tendency to leave everything for the last minute, although they are indeed in the majority, but also of those smart, diligent boys and gi ...

(3 pages) 192 2 4.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing


bly do it the day before, or the actual day that it is due. Teachers may say, "Don't wait until the last minute", but I work well under pressure. I always seem to put things off until there is only a ... I have also found that I can form an argument quickly. This aids in me being able to wait until the last minute."Procrastination is the thief of time." This is how Edward Young describes procrastinati ...

(4 pages) 250 5 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This essay is about how proccessors amd computerchips work.

================================Thank you for purchasing Battlefield 1942. This readme filecontains last minute information that did not make it intothe manual, as well as more detailed information on ...

(4 pages) 51 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Raven's Perch, by Mark Zadina

rels not realizing how tough it would be to find nuts right before winter decided to wait until the last minute. December 21 came and went for the squirrels and they still did nothing.January 26 rolls ... ness the others squirrels talk. Using logical reasoning they figure that there isn't enough food to last the winter and they don't like to be hungry. The two squirrels have a plan. The two squirrels r ...

(4 pages) 23 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"My Experience of '9/11'" 580 words. Narrative Essay - Writing from Recall.

'm very laid back - sue me!It was this lazy nature that saved me. That morning, I was to do some last minute shopping in Manhattan before returning to Barbados the following day. However, I just di ...

(2 pages) 172 4 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This is a creative writing piece about the differences between me and my sister entitled "Ten Years Later."

kpack secured, my shoes tied, and my coat zipped. I watched her run around the house, looking for a last minute snack, or sometimes finishing her homework. It puzzled me that no matter how early she w ... open the door, and together we would sprint down the street to the bus stop, where we would be the last two kids on the bus. I resented her for making me sit in the front row, and I was determined to ...

(3 pages) 31 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


nsfer to Auschwitz. He had sewn it into the lining of his coat, but was forced to discard it at the last minute. He spent many later nights trying to reconstruct it, first in his mind, then on slips o ...

(3 pages) 60 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

The most valuable gift

hat it happened to be my favorite cousin's birthday. I was on my way to the store to finish up some last minute arrangements in preparation for a small surprise party that we would be throwing later. ... by a bone-jarring jolt as metal grates, bends, and tears under the stress of the impact. Glass and plastic shatter to tiny pieces as windows, windshields, and headlights fracture from pressure and war ...

(4 pages) 19 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Definition Of Responsibility

l. People who do manage time well show responsibility and are rewarded by not having to rush at the last minute. Being on time to work, or to turn in a report shows responsibility, and gives you good ...

(1 pages) 44 0 2.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger

ever, when he gets the chance to have sexual intercourse with a prostitute, Holden backs out at the last minute. He doesn't realize it, but Holden subconsciously wants to keep his virginity. He feels ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Case Study Analysis of ABC, Inc. COMM 215 - Essentials of College English

t.BackgroundCarl has had sufficient time to complete all his tasks but has procrastinated until the last minute. Monica Carrolls is hoping to have the new hires processed in time to work in July. Carl ...

(3 pages) 382 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Qingdao- Report on our school trip.

e days of heavy rain), is remarkable. One student did later email me to offer his opinion that "the last minute change to Qing Dao made the trip much less pleasant" although of those asked, nearly all ... e the trip much less pleasant" although of those asked, nearly all agreed that there had been "good last minute planning." Many expressed amazement that there had been no contingency plan given the fa ...

(9 pages) 53 0 4.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

There's nothing like competing!

names of the participants, mine included. From this moment on, nothing was allowed to go wrong.The last minute was at hands. I got on the edge, started to concentrate and listened to the countdown. T ... as did I. I proceeded rapidly, faster than anyone else. I was the first to make the turn. Only the last strokes left, yes, I did it. I managed to win. Never did I even think otherwise. The feeling I ...

(1 pages) 499 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Campaign Speech for Student Council.

could use PowerPoint until a kindhearted teacher STRONGLY recommended it, and so we did. But at the last minute, we were told that the projector and screen were not available. What a shame! We spent s ... d have a pretty good price for it. Also Mabel here was the class president and class representative last year. She had been in the meetings of the former student council and knew what the problems wer ...

(2 pages) 16501 4 4.4 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Rules of Procrastination

While tempting to write this paper at the last minute, an idea of what to actually write about hadn't struck me. Finally, after much time cont ... assment and realizes that he/she will be doing the right thing by putting it off until tomorrow.The last and final requirement of procrastination is engaging in some form of time-consuming Internet ch ... is information on so the poor over-achievers will experience the sacred skill of delaying until the last minute--a skill that should be passed down from class to class.

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Eveline", Written by James Joyce

In this story, Eveline is in a predicament and has to make a very important decision at the last minute. She is faced with an awkward scenario and it takes her a while to come up with a conclu ... rrent life and can't bring herself to leave it. It also leaves the reader wondering, even after the last sentence, because the whole story tells about Eveline's love for Frank and in the last paragrap ...

(2 pages) 42 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Procrastination (Speech)

of my school assignments and assigned tasks in my day-to-day life. In fact, I even waited until the last minute to write this speech.I am here today, however, to convince you that this is not necessar ... Too often is it associated with stereotypical slackers, who are too lazy to do the work before the last minute.This of course is not true and I am personally offended by this association because I am ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Negative Communication

we would have a job to do that needed to be done by the end of the day and she would wait until the last minute to even look at the manual. When it was time for that certain manual to be picked up, sh ... g like that but I also never asked her why she did things the way she did.Cassie went on being a last minute person for about a month until our boss Rick caught her doing it the first time. Rick ha ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Hamlet's worst enemy

result of procrastination could be failing an assignment because you kept putting it off until the last minute, and in the end not having enough time to complete it. The play Hamlet, written by Willi ...

(8 pages) 35 1 4.4 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet