How To: Survive Group Projects


I hate group projects.

Apparently, group projects are supposed to “lessen your load” and give you “teamwork experience” and help you “learn from each other”.

But when you’re dealing with other group mates, that’s not always the case. There will be someone who is completely unresponsive, doesn’t do any work, and doesn’t show up for group meetings, and still gets their name on the assignment. Next, there’s the person who tries to take charge entirely and do everything on their own, and sometimes the group will let this person do all of the work. And then there’s that one person whom you kind of feel bad for because they try to contribute, but most of their work is wrong.

Or maybe I’m just a control freak.

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