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Group Video Project Reflection: More Responsibility

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What a Weird Thing: A Millennial is Reading and Working

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/technology/corporate-america-chases-the-mythical-millennial.html?_r=1&register=google   When I typed “interesting articles about millennials” in Google, the first statement I read is the initial claim stated below. I needed to correct this article. How could the author be wrong just at the beginning?   Claim … Continue reading

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Key Sources in Defining Adulthood

“Poll of Parents of Emerging Adults Findings Released: Parents and their emerging adults rank ‘being responsible for yourself before money and marriage as key to becoming an adult.” PRNewswire, research conducted by Clark University, New York, 2013. ProQuest, http://search.proquest.com.prx.library.gatech.edu/abidateline/docview/1368666891/F0C1D9D1D9384206PQ/1?accountid=11107. Accessed … Continue reading

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Coming of Age: A lot deeper than I thought it to be

Cãotâe, James E. Arrested Adulthood : The Changing Nature of Maturity and Identity. EBSCOhost, NYU Press, New York, United States, 2000, http://web.a.ebscohost.com/ehost/command/detail?vid=5&sid=e5dc4c7f-71bd-4ec8-b906-6c516d886851%40sessionmgr4009&hid=4201&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=nlebk&AN=48485 This book focuses on the topic of how people have reached the adulthood age, but they are hesitant … Continue reading

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Responsibility Required For Adulthood: Annotated Sources

Baer, Drake. “Psychology Says You Need To Achieve These 3 Goals To Become An Adult.” TechInsider, Business Insider Inc., 12 Jan 2016, http://www.techinsider.io/the-3-things-that-make-you-an-adult-2016-1. Baer’s article is essentially a recap of the three things Jeffrey Jensen Arnett says make an adult, … Continue reading

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An Adult Living with their Parents?!

As recently as this past Spring, the freshman of Georgia Tech were Seniors in high school. In our old schools we ruled the roost. We were not only the oldest students in the school, we were also some of the … Continue reading

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Adulthood Dependent on Independence

To be able to determine when a human becomes an adult, one must first explore what makes someone an adult. Some people may define an adult as someone who pays their own taxes, or someone who is married, or even more basically … Continue reading

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Learning to be an adult each day

In today’s technical world, we quantify everything: we are often defined by our height, test scores, and other qualities that can be boiled down to a single number. It is very much the same with laws. In the state of Georgia, … Continue reading

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Is It Possible For Adulthood To Never Be Reached?

Being an adult is something that many people see as a stage in life that everybody reaches. Supposedly, at a certain point, whether it’s after your graduation from college or after you land your first job, you become an adult. … Continue reading

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Adulting Happens After You Become an Adult

          We have been using the term “adult” all of our lives to categorize certain individuals. When we think about what it means to be an adult we all have assumptions that arise in our mind. Most of the assumptions … Continue reading

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