Study shows college students think they're more special than ever...even those that can't read or write and barely study | Mail Online
Gregory Alan Bolcer stashed this in Failure
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This reminds me of the study that 80% of all motor vehicle licensees thought they were above average drivers. Less skilled, but more inflated goals and self-esteem....
A 2006 study found that students suffer from 'ambition inflation' as their increased ambitions accompany increasingly unrealistic expectations.
'Since the 1960s and 1970s, when those expectations started to grow, there's been an increase in anxiety and depression,' Twenge said. 'There's going to be a lot more people who don't reach their goals.'
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The key to happiness is managing expectations.
Sounds like many young Americans are setting up for disappointment.