Student Syndrome says that matter how long you give someone (students)
to work on something, they will start the night before it is due.

Other Definitions

Student Syndrome – Given an assignment that is due in 3 or 4 weeks and we didn’t put any serious effort into it until a few days before it is due. We call this Student Syndrome .
(Tony Cardella on the Goldratt UK site)

Student Syndrome – Delaying the start of a task due to having more than enough time to accomplish it.
(Frank Patrick)

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