Jewelyn Cosgrove
Jewelyn Cosgrove
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How Internships Will Ruin Our Careers

Turns out that "gaining meaningful work experience" may wind up hurting our generation's job prospects.

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In Defense Of Our Boomer Parents

Just because our parents loved us doesn't mean we're spoiled rotten.
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5 Things My Gen X Manager Taught Me About Millennials

Or, why you should be better friends with your boss.
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The Market Demands That 20-Somethings Demand Raises

With higher unemployment and higher debt, the only thing we've got less of is pay.
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My College Dream Might Be This Generation's Nightmare

Against all odds, I attended college. But you might not.
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My Response to Boomers Who Think Millennials Are Broke Because We're Lazy

The problem isn't how much we spend on our iPhones.

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Our Generation Isn't Lazy, We're Broke

It's not that our parents' McMansions are too comfy, after all.
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5 Ways Being Under 30 Actually Makes You A Big Player in the Job Market

As a generation we're entrepreneurial, techy, and strategic. Use it to your advantage.
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Our College Debt Will Cost Us Our Retirement

And here we thought it was an "investment in our future."
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The Real Reason Millennials Can't Find Old-School Mentors

What's up with Gen. X?
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The Cold, Hard Fact About the Geography of the American Dream

The problem of "idle youth," and what we can do to solve it.

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Millennials At Work: How 'Going Viral' is Paying Off

Marina Shifrin's viral video about quitting her job garnered her other offers, proving that social media savvy and an entrepreneurial spirit might be exactly what our generation needs.
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Advice For Millennial Advice-Givers

Thanks in advance for your concern, but you're kind of missing the point.

I Finally Figured Out Why People Love to Hate Millennials

For all the hyperbole and straw man arguments, I've discovered why the negative view of our generation persists.

The First Text I Sent After the Capitol Hill Shooting

Like many millennials who've grown with mass shooting after mass shooting, yesterday showcased the worst truth of our generation: we've learned to expect the worst.
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What the Government Shutdown Means to Real D.C. Families

Between suspended garbage pick-up and a Congress that may or may not pay you, a shutdown stinks for D.C.

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A Generation Raised On Bitter Partisan Politics Will Put An End to Them

These lawmakers are trying to turn the ship around before it sinks us all.
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This Viral Blog Post Says Millennials Think We're All Special Snowflakes

Another day, another story about how we're self-obsessed. I've had it. The real story is that millennials face challenges and opportunities Boomers didn't have — and we make them very nervous.

These Activists Are Crowdsourcing the News

You, too, can own the media.
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Suicide is the Third-Leading Cause Of Death Among Millennials — Here's How I'm Trying to Stop It

I lost a friend to suicide in 2010. We need to work together to save each others' lives.