Hey guys! Today I have a blogpost that I’m really excited about*! You got to follow me around a day in my life as a college student!
*though to be fair this was a more exciting blogpost in my head than in execution; my life is actually pretty boring, now that I look at it oops
My mornings usually start off pretty slowly: this semester, my classes don’t start until 11am, which is reaaaaaally nice. I like to try to be out the door by 9, though, so that I can get some study time in before class. Before I leave, I wake up, get ready for the day, make some coffee, and make my bed.
Then, I usually go do work while eating breakfast in the diner. Sometimes, I’m lazy and go back to my room after eating breakfast and do work there, though I get decidedly less done when I’m in my room.
I like to sit in the diner for a couple hours, and (hopefully) get some work done, then I head to class! I have between two to five hours of class a day, depending on the day. They’re usually split up in two blocks: one in the morning or early afternoon, and then one in the evening. Some days, I also have orchestra, which is always really fun!
Walking to class takes anywhere from five to twenty minutes, and I put on some music or a podcast to listen to. (I’m looking for podcast recommendations btw: let me know your favorites!). Sometimes I have classes with my friends, which is always really fun!
After my first block of classes, ending by 1pm or 3pm, depending on the day, I go back to my dorm to eat lunch and to relax a little bit before my evening classes. This is when I usually do my Bible reading, journal (if I’m feeling extra motivated) clean my room, and take a shower as well (the showers are a lot less crowded in the afternoon than they are in the morning).
My roommate is usually out so I get the room to myself then. If I have some spare time, I find some friends and study/hang out with them. Some days I don’t go back to my dorm, and instead find a quiet corner to study.
After my evening class, I usually eat dinner and hang out with friends. I also do my homework due that night or the next day. I got lucky this semester: if I budget my time right, I only have one assignment to do every night. If I have an exam the next day, I study for them as well. If I have any spare time, I read a book or work on blogging.
My roommate and I usually open up our room for a sort of study hall/hang out spot after dinner, so it’s always a fun time hanging out and studying together with our friends. Sometimes–usually on the weekends–we watch a movie after everyone is done with their work.
So there you have it! A day in my life as a college (!!!) student! It’s really not as interesting as I hoped it’d be, but I hope it gives you a look into what my life as a college student looks like!