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Procrastination and How To Deal With It | Ahmad Mashhood | [email protected]

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Published on Jun 16, 2020
Leading with a hilarious intro, Ahmad shows us firsthand the devastating effects of procrastination. This 12th grader from Leadership Prep School in Frisco, Texas, shares personal procrastination stories, including how he lost a $120,000 scholarship. Ahmad Mashhood is a 12th grader at Leadership Prep School. He is a member of Student Lighthouse (a student leadership organization), National Honor Society and the Boy Scouts of America. Above all else, Ahmad is a master procrastinator and a professional time waster.
However, in spite of these traits, he has high grades in all of his classes, still maintains an active position in all of the aforementioned organizations, and is well on his way to becoming an Eagle Scout.
Ahmad has hundreds of hours in community service, has taken multiple leadership courses, and has devoted many resources to events and ideas he believes in.
Having a passion for the future of medicine, Ahmad is a regular attendee of medical conferences. He wants to pursue a degree in
neuroscience, become a neurosurgeon, and eventually bridge the gap between human brains and artificial intelligence. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at
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