A Message to the
by J. B., Hudson, NH
I am writing to respond to a problem I am becoming increasingly aware of. Having just entered high school, I cannot help but notice the growing lack of motivation among many of my fellow students. Being one of a few who bothers to try for (and achieve) A's in my classes, I am sometimes regarded as an outsider.
My message to these students is this (and you know who you are): grow up. You are being provided with a free education and you are lucky to get it. Since you are not taking advantage of this, you don't really deserve it. Your parents, your friends' parents and your neighbors all have to dish out hard-earned money to your town government, which in turn has to struggle to find a way to pay for your education, along with all of the other needs of the town. Still, you abuse the system by flunking your exams, not doing your homework, and subjecting your teacher to both verbal abuse and the difficult task of putting up with you.
You obviously aren't going to achieve anything with your life when you graduate, considering that few colleges accept students with grade point averages of zero, so you might as well stop acting like a lazy slob and begin to work at being something. You are being provided with the tools for success but you aren't using them.
It is possible to get A's on your report card and have fun too. Some of us actually survive the day without once threatening a teacher. There are students with some disabilities who manage good marks, but this is possible only because they try. You are obviously in a more advantageous situation than these students, so why is it you're not doing the same?
It takes just as much effort to hide that report card from your parents as it does to open up your textbook and read the script within. It's better to worry about how you can improve your test scores than to have to worry about how you can alter them to make it appear as though you passed.
There are many children throughout the world who would jump at the chance to receive an education, yet you, the underachiever, go to school at absolutely no personal expense every day. Not everyone can become the next NBA super star, the rest of us have to work at getting anywhere in life. Stop wasting the town's tax dollars by lounging around all day, and start improving your attitude and workmanship before it's too late.
This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.
Study is a main duty of students. Many students feel study is so hard and difficult. There are various different reasons that might play the vital role in making students lazy and inactive as far as the studies concerned, but few of the reasons which are considered to be significant and the most crucial one are being listed below:
The first reason of being lazy in during the studies is the incomplete sleep, if the students are not having the proper sleep during the night they will always feel lazy and dizzy while their studies. Many students are stuck in game or addicted the internet. They are awake all night to online, chat, surf facebook or do something else relating the internet. Studies is a mental activity so it require the freshness of the mind which is mainly achieved through proper sleep and once the sleep is not being taken properly than the laziness will prevail during the studies.
The second reason is many students never think about future, plus they are involved in too many activities and having too much fun. Seventy per cent of total students don’t know what they are studying for; fifty per cent of students don’t know what they will do in future; and almost student have no aim for their life. Those are the reason why they don’t effort to study hard. They are lazy and rely on their parents.
The third one is the specialty which they are pursuing is not in line with their hobbies and dream. Therefore, they feel boring and uncomfortable on studying it. Many students go to university because of their parent’s request, do not because they like it. Almost people do not want to be obliged; they want to do what they like. So, some students are lazy in studding subjects that they hate or do not like are easy to understand.
In additions, the lesson is not interesting, procrastination, more interested in playing and watching television than studying are also reasons of being lazy in studying. Many students slept while teacher was teaching because they feel insipid and sleepy with the lesson. Especially, studying for long continuous hours, their body is tired and can not continue studying any more.
In general, there are many objective and subjective reasons of being lazy in studying of students. Students should find out the causes and try to overcome them. We will have a good future if we study hard and go on the right way.