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The Millennial Generation: The Next Generation in College Enrollment. Terri Manning Bobbie Everett Cheryl Roberts. A Study Funded by the Workforce Development Board. It May Take a Village to Raise a Child, but it Takes a Society to Raise a Generation. Economic Conditions Societal Norms
A Study Funded by the Workforce Development Board
The Safest Generation
The Well-Being of U.S. Teens
-Teens are having fewer accidents than Boomers
Colleges Ward Off Overinvolved ParentsBy Sue ShellenbargerFrom The Wall Street Journal Online
Source: Achievement and the 21st Century Learner.
From: The Information Age Mindset: Changes in Students and Implications for Higher Education. By Jason L. Frand. Educause. Sep/Oct 2000.
Millennials Taking SAT
Highest SAT Scores in 35 Years
22.1% scored over 600 on any of the three areas, 16.2% scored below 400 on any of the three areas.
Here Come the Girls
First Millennial College Graduates Spring 2004 --- Peak Enrollment 2010.
Of the 5.8 million in college in 2010, 56% will be women.
The Boys Project. http://www.boysproject.net/statistics.html
Source: Industry Week, March, 1998.
2 = rarely
3 = sometimes
4 = often
Are given “team grades” on working
with others 2.62 (.89)
Write papers/do projects with others 2.41 (.79)
Study/do research in teams 2.35 (.80)
Approximately 65% felt they would learn $40K or less
Respected on the Job
Opportunity for Professional Development
Ability to Have an Impact on the World
Access to Information and Expression of Personal Opinion
Having High Job Prestige
Working with Inspiring Colleagues
Geographic Location of Job
Receive Guidance and Direction from Supervisor
Participating in Company Decisions
Using Creativity on the Job
Lots of Responsibility
Flexible Work Hours
Dress Code Appropriate to
Plans like 401K
64% expect to have 4 or more jobs
Finding a Job to Fulfill your Goals and Aspirations
Money to Travel/for Hobbies
Life After College
Paying Monthly Bills
Finding a Job in Your Field
Relationships After College
Being Penalized for No Job Experience
Work for themselves/own business 21%
Have lifestyle they grew up with 63%
Rank order of items that contribute to a good quality of life
(% ranking item in top 3 on a scale of 1-8)
Areas they felt they would do better:Technology Race Relations Areas they felt they would do about the same: Economy Schools Arts/Culture Foreign AffairsAreas they felt they couldn’t improve on:Government Family Life Religion Crime/Public Order
Charlotte Observer, Sunday, March 5, 2006.
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