going to college

please shut up about millennials, i’m begging you

please shut up about millennials, i’m begging you

It looks like we’re still doing this. Saying things about millennials. I asked us to stop, but I guess we’re not stopping. Fine. The latest offense comes from psychotherapist Brooke Donatone writing at Slate. She thinks we “can’t grow up” and are “unable to think for [ourselves]” because of “helicopter parenting.” I think she needs(…)

how to leave the nest

how to leave the nest

Start early. Angst out, hard. You should start this when you’re fourteen or so, honestly, because if you’re still doing it later on you’ll look silly. Write in your xanga (are the kids still using those? Has all the angst moved to tumblr?) about how much your mom sucks. Write about how you hate all(…)

four reasons there are no good chick flicks about college (yet)

four reasons there are no good chick flicks about college (yet)

There would be too many characters. We college girls have so many friends, and they usually don’t fit one stereotype. The “sassy gay friend” is also resentful of his suburban upbringing and was valedictorian of his high school. The “nerdy girl friend” is killer at beer pong, and the “good guy friend” who audiences have been trained(…)