korie_mar28“Ugh, I stayed up all night writing this essay.”

“That’s because you waited until the last minute to start!”

“The last minute” or “the last second” is not literally one minute before the deadline, but it is very close to the deadline. It is better not to wait until the last minute to start. If you do something at the last second, it’s the latest possible time you can start and still be able to finish.