Sreyan Kanungo ’23
My name is Sreyan and I’m an economics major at Hobart and William Smith originally from Dhaka, Bangladesh. I am the Vice President of the Debate Club and the International Student Association and I also work for the Office of Communications and the Office of Advancement. I am also a Community Development intern at the Bozzuto Center for Entrepreneurship.
My typical Monday (pre-coronavirus of course!) looks something like this:
9 a.m. – I wake up and listen to some blues music as I get ready for the day.
10 a.m. – Grab some light breakfast, reply to as many emails as I can, check my calendar to see what I have due for the day and try to plan for work ahead.
11 a.m. – My first class of the day is with Prof. Barnes. “Debating Public Policy” is fun because it is a discussion heavy class and we debate policies I genuinely feel torn apart about.
12 p.m. – I head over to Saga with my friends to grab lunch.
12:45 p.m. – I work in the Office of Communications where I write stories about students and events for the website, and answer phones. It’s a fun change of pace!
2:45 p.m. – I walk to my next class. The weather is always nice to me (Even when it is snowing, because I like the cold!) and the lake is beautiful. It’s a great refresher before class.
3:15 p.m. – My second class and last class of the day is with Prof. MacKenzie in entrepreneurial studies. It is an insightful class as it takes me through the basic foundations of building a company, something that I am very passionate about.
4:45 p.m. – Right after class, I grab some coffee and walk to my Debate Club’s Executive Board Meeting.
5 p.m. – Our Head Debate Coach Eric Barnes, and the Assistant Debate Coach Marlene Pierce join the Executive Board to talk about club logistics, team management, future competitions and events.
5:30 p.m. – The debate practice starts. This is the most fun part of the day as I love debating and all of my friends are on the team.
7:30 p.m. – As debate practice ends, we all head to dinner. I eat like crazy because I am always the hungriest during dinner time.
8:30 p.m. – Unless I have a meeting or group project, I find a quiet space on the third floor of the library and start studying.
11:30 p.m. – I head back to my dorm, take a shower, play some guitar and talk to my loved ones.
1 a.m. – I am usually in bed and knocked out.
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