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Expectations for Getting Up in the Morning vs. Reality

1.  Expectation: You will get up as soon as the first alarm goes off


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Reality: You snooze at least once


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2. Expectation: You only need to set one alarm


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Reality: You need to set about 15, and even then you aren’t sure if you will actually get up


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3. Expectation: You will get up with enough time to do your hair and makeup and choose a great outfit


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Reality: You snoozed so many times that it’s either mascara or lipstick and you just throw your hair up in a messy bun


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4. Expectation: You will be able to finish up your homework in the morning


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Reality: You desperately upload whatever you wrote the night before onto moodle so that it makes the deadline


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5. Expectation: You will have time to eat a well-balanced breakfast


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Reality: You eat whatever is fastest in the seven minutes you have in Servo


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6. Expectation: You will have time to print out your paper before class



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Reality: The printers aren’t working, and your whole class is desperately trying to print at the same time


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7. Expectation: You will arrive to class five minutes early and be ready when the professor get there


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Reality: You have to run for class and make it just as it hits the start time


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My name is Erica Boucher and I am part of Gettysburg College Class of 2019. I'm a huge fan of Harry Potter (and am a total Ravenclaw). I'm the Profile Editor here at HerCampus Gettysburg along with a writer. I love the color blue, singing/dancing to music in my dorm room, and wearing funky socks.
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