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Are you a Millennial? Millennial Week DC may be right for you

Step 1: Are you a Millennial?

You're a millennial if...

This is how you respond to emails.

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Your best friends have become your family and sometimes you say hi like this.

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You binge watch your favorite tv shows, because you care.

  You probably need a quiz to help you out. Try this one, brought to you by the good people at Pew Research Center

If you're still not sure ...

Remember the Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy article?

Summary: Gen Y Protagonists & Special Yuppies = GYPSYs Our parents (who were told to build practical careers & worked hard for many years before they got their lush green lawn careers) raised us to be ambitious, wildly optimistic and follow our passions. Oh, and instilled in us that we are really really special--like unicorns.

So, we all grew up thinking we were going to be the unicorn with the lushest lawn of a career. After only a few years of hard work, of course. Gypsy Gypsy Gypsy career

But in reality, the bad economy, too high of expectations, delusions about our self worth, and taunting from image crafting on social media prevented these expectations to come to fruition. We are not the unicorn with the amazingly lush green grass career.

Unless we do something about it.

Step 2: This is where Millennial Week comes in.

Let's take control of our careers, do what we love, and be successful doing it. Okay? I'd love to & it looks like Millennial Week DC is going to get us started on figuring out how to do it.

We'll be checking out:

Hope to see you all there!

... Or at least your media #MWDC2014

P.S. Don't worry Diddy still thinks you're a unicorn. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTa7Bl_eUt8https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTa7Bl_eUt8

Are you a millennial? Will you be attending millennial week? What do you think about millennials? Are you actually a unicorn??

Leave your thoughts in the comments section below!