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Emma Watson Graduates From Brown This Weekend!

  • Our favorite little smartie Emma Watson graduates with a degree in English literature from Brown University this Sunday. Congratulations! Now go take over the world. [Just Jared]
  • Jennifer Aniston’s hairstylist Chris McMillan is doing Kim Kardashian’s hair over her wedding weekend. Remember, her wedding celebrations are taking place in both France and Italy. [US Weekly]
  • Meanwhile, Jay Z and Rachel Roy will both be attending the Kimye nuptials. Before Solange Knowles attacked her brother-in-law in the elevator after the Met Ball, she had reportedly been yelling at Rachel for getting too close to her sister’s husband. [US Weekly]
  • Poppy, the world’s oldest cat, just turned 24. [Laughing Squid] Keep reading »

Surprise: Going To An Ivy League Won’t Make You Any Happier As An Adult

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This one is for everyone who freaked about the colleges they got into, if they were privileged enough to get into college at all: a Gallup-Purdue University poll found that the experiences you had in college rather than the type of school you went to, are the major factor in determining the happiness in your post-grad quality of life. I’m guessing this could come as a major comfort to those high school juniors and seniors who are vying for spots at Princeton, Harvard and Yale. Keep reading »

“Princeton Mom” Susan Patton Speaks At Princeton: “A Woman Looking For A Husband In Her 30s Gives Off Total Desperation”

Princeton Mom's Warnings
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Find your husbands now, ladies, because the rest of the world is dumb. Read More »
You Have A Shelf Life
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... says "Princeton Mom" Susan Patton, who just got divorced. Read More »
Princeton Mom Is Lying
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Earlier this month, the world met Susan Patton, a 1977 graduate of Princeton University, authoress of the world’s snobbiest letter to the editor of The Daily Princetonian. Its utterly-sincere advice that female undergrads marry fellow Princetonians because they’ll never find men as intelligent anywhere else in the world — followed by the news that Patton had recently divorced and blamed her husband for attending a no-name college — made her an instant Internet villainess.

It also got her invited back to speak to Princeton last week, where she shared more of her dating tips, including: “A woman looking for a husband in her 30s gives off total desperation.” Such spinster harridans are absolute “man repellent,” she warned. Keep reading »

Hitched: “Princeton Mom” Is Lying To You

Princeton Mom's Warnings
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Find your husbands now, ladies, because the rest of the world is dumb. Read More »

“Forget about having it all, or not having it all, leaning in or leaning out — here’s what you really need to know that nobody is telling you.”

That’s how now-infamous “Princeton Mom” Susan Patton began her letter to “Princeton women,” advising them to lock down a Princeton man by the time they graduate, lest their lives turn, over the next three decades or so, to fetid piles of vaguely unfulfilling upper-middle-class Princeton shit.

Princeton women — and all women, and actually everybody in a place of transition, as so many college students and young people and old people and middle-aged people are — please allow me to finish her premise with the actual thing you “really need to know that nobody is telling you.”

You don’t have a “shelf life.” There’s almost nothing you can’t undo, deal with or mitigate the damage of. You do not have to set your life trajectory on ascend, now or at any other time. You are going to be fine. Keep reading »

Princeton Mom Warns Women Have A “Shelf Life”

Princeton Mom's Warnings
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Find your husbands now, ladies, because the rest of the world is dumb. Read More »
Campus Confidential
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All of Barnard freshman Julie Zeilinger's posts about college life. Read More »
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Last week, the world met Susan A. Patton, Princeton grad of ’77, whose uber-snobbish letter to the editor of the Daily Princetonian was heard ’round the globe. Patton’s screed, penned to “the daughters I never had,” warned the young ladies of Princeton that they should find their husbands now, in college, because men in the rest of the world are morons. You can read the whole ridiculous shitshow here, including the part where Patton kvelled about how her son, a Princeton student (of course), would be quite a catch.

This week, much to her childrens’ consternation, Princeton Mom is still talking. Keep reading »

Princeton Grad Warns Undergraduates To Find Their Husbands Now, Because The Rest Of The World Is Too Dumb

My Women-Only College
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Why Julie Zeilinger chose to attend a women-only school. Read More »
Fear Of Failure
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Why Julie Zeilinger had to get over her fear of messing up. Read More »
Campus Confidential
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All of Barnard freshman Julie Zeilinger's posts about college life. Read More »
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Princeton graduates, in my experience, have been the most insufferable bunch of Ivy League braggadocios to ever walk this Earth. People I know who went to Yale, Harvard or Columbia don’t need to advertise it. But if someone went to Princeton, just like if someone is a vegan, THEY WILL TELL YOU.

Susan A. Patton, Princeton grad of ’77, does nothing to diminish this stereotype. In her laughably snobbish, elitist letter to the editor in the Daily Princetonian, “Advice For The Young Women Of Princeton: The Daughters I Never Had,” she advises female undergraduates to get their M.R.S. degree now now amongst the Princeton class, lest they be stuck marrying some nosepicking boogereater who went to NYU, or, god forbid, a state school Keep reading »

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