Day in the Life

Justus Bey ’23

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My name is Justus Bey. I’m a sophomore and am Economics major at Hobart and William Smith, originally from Dallas, Texas. I am heavily involved with clubs on campus.

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My typical Monday (pre-COVID of course!) looks something like this:

8:30 a.m. – Wake up, grab a shower and brush my teeth.

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9 a.m. – Head downstairs in my most comfortable clothes for my first class of the day, my FSEM with Visiting Assistant Professor of Africana Studies James McCorkle. It’s a 2-minute walk from my bed, so you can imagine how that goes.

10:30 a.m. – I head back up to my room to gather anything I forgot before heading down to my second and last class of the day.

11 a.m. - Spanish class, where we speak Spanish too much for an intro course, but I enjoy meeting with friends in the class.

12 p.m. – At this point I’m done with class for the day and head to Saga for lunch. Usually I make it brunch getting omelets because lunch at Saga isn’t all that.

1 p.m. – This is where I usually take a nap, depending on how much homework I have. If I have homework to do, I spend a lot of time in the Intercultural Affairs Center, “the IC,” where most people of color hang on campus.

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3 p.m. – I usually finish my first homework session of the day and take some time to just chill before my club meetings start.

4:30 p.m. – Typically, this would be when the 4 The Culture board meets to discuss plans for the semester.

6 p.m. – Have my dinner at Saga where I usually eat at Sakura. When my favorite worker is there, I get extra large portions.

7 p.m. – I go to my Investment Club meeting where we talk stocks and how they work.

8 p.m. – Head to the gym where I usually play pickup basketball with my friends (we always need new people to hoop with - come by!).

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10 p.m. – I go over my to-do list to decide if I will be playing my PS4 or writing a paper that night, or if I have important things coming up, this is study time.

12 a.m. – I knock out for the day and get prepared for the next.

I’m happy to answer any questions you may have about the major or campus in general. Especially for those coming from warmer climates. I can definitely give you tips on preparing for the weather. Catch me at Justus.bey@hws.edu any time or dm on Instagram @justbey1.

My best,
Justus Bey '23

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