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“Gone Adulting: The Elongated Process of Growing Up” Bibilography (Draft)

Works Cited Artz, Sibylle, and Daniel G. Scott. “Rites of Passage: A Conversation on Becoming Adult.” Springer Science & Business Media, Victoria. EBSCO Host, web.a.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail/detail?vid=3&sid=1f6e741a-9ad3-456f-bb38-4c8df301ba54%40sessionmgr4010&hid=4112&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#AN=11304506&db=a9h. Originally published in Child & Youth Care Forum, vol. 27, no. 5, Oct. 1998, pp. … Continue reading

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Blog Post 1 Returned: Common Issues

I have completed the grades for Blog Post 1: you should be able to access these grades and my comments through the TSquare gradebook. From now on, once I have graded and released the feedback for each blog post and … Continue reading

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Entering the Realm of Adulthood

When I was in second grade, I formally announced to my uninterested peers that I was going to be a racecar driver when I grew up. I spent most of my class time drawing pictures of cars and planning out … Continue reading

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Dawn of a New Age

We are the millennials. But what does that mean? The Oxford Dictionary defines “millennial” as a person reaching young adulthood in the early 21st century. I believe this word doesn’t just categorize a group of people born during a certain … Continue reading

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Dreams vs. Reality: Drawing the Line Between Youth and Adulthood

When I was growing up, I dreamed of becoming a mother and an architect. I envisioned myself as a woman dressing and playing with my children instead of plastic dolls; I anticipated a day when I could design real houses … Continue reading

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Teenager+___?___=Adult

Today is terrible.         My bike does not work properly, although I just bought it through Amazon last week. The chain keeps falling off the gears and makes noises while I use it to climb hills。 I … Continue reading

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Millennials: Consumerism Defines a Generation

As we approach 2017, Millennials have started to take over every part of every day life. Whether it’s culture, the workforce, or the consumer base, the Millennials are undoubtedly moving into their prime. The millennial generation, also known as Generation … Continue reading

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The Millennials’ Meaningless Memes

Millennials are generally considered to be the generation of people born in the 1980s and 1990s, potentially including the early 2000s as well. What differentiates Millennials from older generations, such as Generation X and the Baby Boomers, is a large … Continue reading

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Tonight, We Are Young

One of my favorite songs (We Are Young by Fun) is a ballad directed right at adulthood. It reinforces this fact: adulthood is not a certain age range or period of your life, but it is simply a mindset that … Continue reading

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Adulthood: An Individual’s Perspective

My Birthday is now in 21 days. I will be 18. I am approaching what is the legal marker of adulthood, however It doesn’t feel like it.  There are finally things I can do legally like get a tattoo or … Continue reading

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