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May 30, 2013 / NextStepU

Typical College Day – Maria B.

BarraganWe wanted to know what a typical college day looked like, so we asked Maria Barragan, a government studies major at Harvard University (

5:40 A.M. Wake up, check email and Facebook.
6: Go to the gym.
6:30 Shower and get ready for the day.
7:15 Answer emails, read news updates.
8: Breakfast.
9–11: Homework, extracurriculars (I’m coordinating two conferences this semester).
11:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M.: Ethical reasoning class.
12-1: Economics class.
1-3: Government seminar (bring a bagged lunch).
3-4: Work as an ESL consultant with the Harvard Bureau of Study Council.
4-5: Homework.
5-6: Dinner in Winthrop Hall.
6-6:30: Take a break and hang out with roommates. Sometimes we go out for ice cream to JP Licks or for fro yo at Berryline :)
6:30-8: Homework, answer emails. (They’re never ending!)
8-10: Ballet Folklorico dance practice.
10-1:00 A.M.: Homework, stop by Brain-break for a snack (they leave snacks like brownies and cereal out in the dining hall for everyone).
1: Sleep!


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