If you ask a college student about his or her secret to getting good grades, you're more likely to hear the phrase "all-nighter" in the response than something like "good sleep."
Sleep deprivation is pervasive in collegiate life, despite strong evidence that shows getting adequate sleep is beneficial to almost every aspect of your life.
HuffPost spoke with students from several New York City-area institutions, including Barnard College, Columbia University, Pratt Institute and New York University about their sleeping habits. As the photos and their responses below prove, sleep is more than just a performance enhancer -- it's a performance necessity.
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