Night owl students perform worse academically due to ‘social jet lag’, study finds

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Students who go to bed later should avoid earlier classes, experts suggest. 

By Sabrina Barr

It is often said that when you go to university, you’re only able to achieve two out of these three fundamental student necessities: having enough sleep, maintaining a social life and obtaining good grades.

Lack of sleep can take its toll on your grades, especially if you’re a ‘night owl’ by nature following an ‘early bird’ schedule.


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