I'm a senior at Georgetown College. Right here's what a day in my life is like throughout my previous couple of weeks of school.

a building on georgetown campus on the left and Emma Ginsberg holding tacos on the right
Emma Ginsberg is a senior at Georgetown.

  • I'm a senior at Georgetown College, and I'm in my previous couple of weeks of school. 
  • Not too long ago, I spent my day understanding within the gymnasium, going to class, and finding out. 
  • I additionally went to the Georgetown farmers market and attended a proper occasion at a pal's home. 
On a Wednesday throughout considered one of my final weeks of school, my day began at 6 a.m. with some gentle studying.

Emma Ginsberg holding a book while laying in bed
I begin my day without work with a e book.

I'm presently studying Ottessa Moshfegh's "My 12 months of Relaxation and Leisure." I'm not at all times a morning reader, although. Generally I flip to TikTok or scroll via different apps earlier than getting away from bed. 

At 6:30 a.m., I made my mattress and obtained wearing a exercise outfit that I set out for myself the night time earlier than.

Emma Ginsberg's bed made in her apartment
I wish to make my mattress every morning.

I stay off campus in a townhouse with 4 different Georgetown college students. At Georgetown, we're solely required to stay on campus for the primary three years. However our townhouse is only a block away from campus, so we aren't too far. 

I’ve my very own room within the townhouse, and I wish to make my mattress every morning. It ensures I gained't crawl again into it — even after I actually need to sleep the day away. Plus, I'm huge on protecting a super-tidy area, so making my mattress is basically necessary to me.

As soon as I made my mattress, I did my morning skincare routine to assist wake me up and make me look barely extra alive.

Emma Ginsberg's skincare products in a medicine cabinet
I do my skincare earlier than the gymnasium.

I often use moisturizer, vitamin C, and sunscreen within the mornings earlier than heading out into the world. Excessive-quality skincare is considered one of my few monetary indulgences as a senior in faculty.

At 6:53 a.m., I headed out the door and began my stroll to the on-campus gymnasium. I'm fortunate as a result of I get to stroll by Georgetown's beautiful Healy Corridor.

exterior of Healy Hall at gerogetown
Healy Corridor is beautiful within the morning.

I beloved taking my time on this stroll as a result of the campus was so quiet earlier than 7 a.m. I beloved the best way the solar lit up Healy Corridor, which is on the US Nationwide Register of Historic Locations.

At 7 a.m., I arrived at Yates Subject Home, the on-campus gymnasium for Georgetown college students.

Emma Ginsberg taking a mirror selfie in the gym
It was a leg day.

On the gymnasium, I did a leg exercise for an hour.

Once I first arrived on campus as a freshman, I used to be petrified of going to the on-campus gymnasium. I used to be so terrified of seeing my friends after I was understanding. Fortunately, after I returned to Georgetown after a yr of on-line college, I made a decision to not waste any extra time caring about what different individuals thought. Now Yates is a part of my routine.

After the gymnasium, I headed dwelling to placed on the outfit I picked out the night time earlier than and did my hair and make-up.

Emma Ginsberg's mirror selfie of her outfit
I obtained dressed for sophistication.

In comparison with college students at different schools, Georgetown college students have a tendency to decorate casually — however not too casually — for day-to-day life on campus. Sporting leggings or sweatshirts to class isn’t the norm, so I attempt to pick outfits on weekdays which can be a balanced mixture of snug and presentable. You possibly can by no means go flawed with blue denims and a black tee.

I then made breakfast so I might eat and sip my espresso at 9 a.m. earlier than beginning my work for the day.

Emma Ginsberg's breakfast of a smoothie and coffee
My morning smoothie and low.

I'm a kind of individuals who can't survive the day with no good breakfast, so I rotate between completely different breakfast recipes each week. 

This week my smoothie included frozen mango, banana, yogurt, water, spinach, chia seeds, and agave in it. Since I stay off campus, I don't have entry to the eating corridor, however I don't thoughts cooking for myself.

At 9:30 a.m., I sat down with what was left of my espresso to get some homework finished in my lounge.

Emma Ginsberg's living room at georgetown
I do homework in my lounge.

I attempt to work in my lounge not less than as soon as a day as a result of it's an effective way for me to be productive whereas additionally nonetheless with the ability to chat with my roommates as they move out and in of the home.

When it's very nice out, I can typically be discovered studying on our entrance porch as an alternative.

At 12:30 p.m., I headed to the weekly on-campus farmers market with a few associates.

Emma Ginsberg at Georgetown's farmer's market
I really like the farmers market.

The farmers market is a spotlight of my week and has been since freshman yr.

It's run by college students and considered one of my favourite issues about going to Georgetown. On good farmers-market days, the garden is at all times crowded with Georgetown college students consuming wonderful meals and having fun with the sunshine.

At 2 p.m., I headed to my favourite class, a 2 ½-hour seminar within the Automotive Barn constructing.

Emma Ginsberg's classroom at Georgetown
My "Girls, Domesticity & American Tradition" class.

"Girls, Domesticity & American Tradition" is hands-down my favourite class I've ever taken at Georgetown.

I'm an American Research main, and I've specialised in finding out domesticity all through faculty; I simply completed writing my senior thesis about Martha Stewart, so this class is true up my alley.

On today, we had been discussing Nancy Meyers' "One thing's Gotta Give."

After class ends at 4:30 p.m., I did extra studying in my favourite examine spot on campus: the Bioethics Analysis Library.

Emma Ginsberg's laptop on a table in a ge
orgetown library
That is my favourite examine spot.

The comfortable lighting, tall bookshelves, and home windows that look out over Georgetown's entrance garden make this my all-time-favorite examine spot on campus.

I've been coming right here not less than just a few occasions every week since my freshman yr, and I discover that it's the spot on campus the place I really feel essentially the most cozy and productive.

As soon as I wrapped up my studying, I headed dwelling and made myself dinner, which I ate round 7 p.m.

Emma Ginsberg's salad and fries for dinner
My dinner was a salad, fries, and a turkey burger.

Tonight's dinner was a turkey burger, salad, and a aspect of frozen sweet-potato french fries from Dealer Joe's.

I really like attempting out new recipes each week, and I discovered this one in a cookbook {that a} pal purchased me. If nobody else is milling about the home, I are inclined to scroll on TikTok or name my mother and father whereas I'm consuming dinner.

At 8 p.m., I obtained prepared for a proper occasion at a pal's home.

Emma Ginsberg taking a mirror selfie of her outfit
I obtained dressed up for a celebration.

There are tons of occasions and events to dress up for towards the top of the semester at Georgetown. 

Social life as a senior at Georgetown can imply something from chill sport nights to dressing as much as go to events and bars.

I'm not often one to exit on a weeknight, however because it's my previous couple of weeks of school, I made an exception.

At 11:30 p.m., I obtained dwelling, took off my make-up, obtained prepared for mattress, and watched an episode of 'How I Met Your Mom.'

Emma Ginsberg's laptop in bed with how I met you mother playing
I watch TV earlier than falling asleep.

I at all times like to wind down for a bit earlier than falling asleep, and the easiest way for me to do this is by watching my consolation present. 

Right here's hoping my postgrad life is as enjoyable as this sitcom makes it out to be!

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