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March 10, 2015
In the midst of a discussion regarding the phallocentric order (just your typical day in Honors English Seminar), I glance around the room to see several of my peers’ eyes darting at phones in their laps, their fingers grazing the screens.
Forget measles: the real plague sweeping the nation’s youth these days is senioritis. Seniors across the country are finally done with college apps and are now enjoying a much-anticipated increase in leisure time.
We have all heard and have probably asked the most common yet dreaded 11-word question. You know it. We all do. It is asked of all ages, by your grandma and even that guy you were totally crushing on, and when it hits, it seems like a binding contract: So, what do you want to be when you grow up?
I am fifteen. I do not know what I want to do yet. I love the arts and writing, so maybe I’ll pursue a career in that field. But does that mean that other career paths are closed to me because 16personalities.com told me that I should not be anything else?
As evident in the gender-based stigmas we have surrounding careers, we still have a long way to go in the deconstruction of our patriarchal culture and the creation of truly equal opportunity.
As someone who had decided upon a set career path at the young age of eight, I assumed everyone else knew exactly what they wanted to do, too. However, as I soon found out, I was gravely mistaken.
Just a couple weeks ago, the Marlborough senior class was faced with a question I find immensely stressful: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” I, for one, had no idea what to say.
One of the top private schools in Los Angeles, Marlborough is able to send one-hundred percent of its hard-working students to prestigious colleges throughout the nation and beyond.