Mama Deb (mamadeb) wrote,
Mama Deb
mamadeb

Am I privileged?



Bold the ones that apply to you.
1. Father went to college
2. Father finished college
3. Mother went to college
4. Mother finished college
Mom got her diploma thirty years late, but she got it.
5. Have any relative who is an attorney, physician, or professor
6. Were the same or higher class than your high school teachers
7. Had more than 50 books in your childhood home
8. Had more than 500 books in your childhood home

9. Were read children's books by a parent I always read the books.
10. Had lessons of any kind before you turned 18
11. Had more than two kinds of lessons before you turned 18
12. The people in the media who dress and talk like me are portrayed positively.

13. Had a credit card with your name on it before you turned 18
14. Your parents (or a trust) paid for the majority of your college costs
15. Your parents (or a trust) paid for all of your college costs
16. Went to a private high school
17. Went to summer camp day camp, not overnight.
18. Had a private tutor before you turned 18
19. Family vacations involved staying at hotels and motels.
20. Your clothing was all bought new before you turned 18.

21. Your parents bought you a car that was not a hand-me-down from them.
22. There was original art in your house when you were a child
23. You and your family lived in a single family house.
24. Your parent(s) owned their own house or apartment before you left home.
25. You had your own room as a child.
I was the only girl. I had my own room when I turned seven.
26. You had a phone in your room before you turned 18
27. Participated in an SAT/ACT prep course
28. Had your own TV in your room in High School.Elementary school. Black and white, of course.
29. Owned a mutual fund or IRA in High School or College B-day
30. Flew anywhere on a commercial airline before you turned 16
31. Went on a cruise with your family
32. Went on more than one cruise with your family
33. Your parents took you to museums and art galleries as you grew up.
34. You were unaware of how much heating bills were for your family.
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