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A Characteristics of the Millennial Generation1 From the start I must say that there are varying results in attempts to characterize this generation In my research I found some common trends though if anything can be said of this generation it must be said that it is diverse But as we are just beginning to see this generation come of age I hope this paper will serve as a starting point I welcome feedback conversation disagreement and agreement So who are the Millennials The Millennials are the generation which follows Gen X I choose to make the break between 1981 and 1982 so the Millennial Generation are those born from 1982 to 2001 Of course there is blurring of the transition from Gen X to the Millennials just as there was in the early 60s at the end of the baby boom and start of Gen X What this means is that the Millennials entered high school beginning in 1996 and this fall 2000 we will see the first class in universities across the country Much of what I was able to read about the generation gathered their research from high-schoolers but we are also able to make suppositions based on bigger trends in culture as well as observations of what kids are like today I have a 10- and an 8-year-old born right in the middle of the Millennial Generation They are a long way from college but what they and their friends are experiencing will surely affect who they are as they come of age over the next decade A good place to start in assessing this generation is by looking at Gen X This will give us a starting point and while the Millennials may end up being totally different the early Millennials will certainly maintain some of the characteristics of Gen X In Inside the
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