First-Year Experience: : Rachel House's Schedule

First-Year Experience: Rachel House's Schedule

Sophomore Rachel House sat down with us to give the details surrounding her weekly schedule. Spending her second year on the honors floor, being part of the Plaster Creek Stewards and jurying for Dialogue, Calvin's literary magazine, Rachel sure knows how to fill a day!

Below is a look at Rachel’s schedule for the spring of her sophomore year.

TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
7:00AM BREAKFAST BREAKFAST RUNNING BREAKFAST
I always have oatmeal for breakfast—I’m a creature of habit. I eat in the coffee kitchen, doing some last minute reading or studying.
RUNNING
BREAKFAST
8:00AM CLASS CLASS
I took Russian literature to fulfill my literature core. It was the only course that fit in my schedule, but it has ended up being one of my favorite classes.
CLASS LAB BREAKFAST WITH FRIENDS
9:00AM CLASS STUDY CLASS CLASS
10:00AM CHAPEL CHAPEL CHAPEL CHAPEL
CLASS + LUNCH RUNNING CLASS + LUNCH
Yes, you can eat lunch during class, I’d just ask the prof at the start of the course. I had to do it for scheduling reasons.
CLASS + LUNCH
11:00AM LUNCH
12:00PM LAB CLASS CLASS CLASS STUDY
1:00PM LAB AND FIELD RESEARCH
Plaster Creek Stewards
For my research biology class, my group did a microbial survey, specifically of coliform bacteria in Plaster Creek.
LAB AND FIELD RESEARCH
Plaster Creek Stewards
CLASS
2:00PM STUDY NATURE PRESERVE WALK
3:00PM STUDY
4:00PM HANG OUT WITH FRIENDS DEVOTIONS
5:00PM FLOOR DINNER FLOOR DINNER DINNER + DIALOGUE MEETING
Rachel was on the staff of Calvin’s student-led creative arts journal, Dialogue, last year and now participates in the jurying process of selecting art to go into the journal.
FLOOR DINNER FLOOR DINNER
6:00PM STUDY TUTORING TUTORING STUDY STUDY
7:00PM HANG OUT WITH FRIENDS HANG OUT WITH FRIENDS
8:00PM STUDY STUDY
9:00PM HANG OUT WITH FRIENDS
10:00PM GO FOR A WALK GO FOR A WALK DEVOTIONS
11:00PM

VERGE: fall 2016

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