Beloit College Mindset List for this year’s college class of 2018

Beloit College:

Students heading into their first year of college this year were generally born in 1996.

Among those who have never been alive in their lifetime are Tupac Shakur, JonBenet Ramsey, Carl Sagan, and Tiny Tim.

Do not read this story unless you want to feel old.



  • Terry Maraccini

    I already feel old without reading this from the college just up the road.

  • James Hughes

    It didn’t really make me feel that old actually.

    Although this “When they see wire-rimmed glasses, they think Harry Potter, not John Lennon.” made me say “that’s sad” out loud.

  • http://www.lazyprogrammers.com Eugene Kim

    A lot of it didn’t click with me, but the first one hit me like a truck.

    1. During their initial weeks of kindergarten, they were upset by endlessly repeated images of planes blasting into the World Trade Center.