Every college student goes through an all-nighter at some point during their academic careers. It's inevitable. Whether it’s for a big paper or final exam coming up the next day, many students are buying coffee and energy drinks to get them through the night.

However, these students who are burning the midnight oil will suffer - both academically and physically.

Studies show that students average lower GPAs, their memory gets worse, and their bodies get short-term euphoria when they pull all-nighters. In the long run, they even increase their chances of getting a stroke.

The recommended hours of sleep are between seven to eight hours during a 24-hour period.

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