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This was jacked from [personal profile] orbitaldiamonds ,  thanks for introducing me to this meme bb.

From What Privileges Do You Have?, based on an exercise about class and privilege developed by Will Barratt, Meagan Cahill, Angie Carlen, Minnette Huck, Drew Lurker, Stacy Ploskonka at Illinois State University. If you participate in this blog game, they ask that you PLEASE acknowledge their copyright. http://wbarratt.indstate.edu/socialclass/s
ocial_class_on_campus.htm (Updated 2008 version below, from Step into Social Class 2)

Bold the true statements.

1. Father went to college (before you turned 18)
2. Father finished college (before you turned 18
3. Mother went to college (before you turned 18)
4. Mother finished college (before you turned 18)
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. (Bleh, I was hundred books off from 500 at one time.)
9. Were read children's books by a parent when you were growing up
10. Had lessons of any kind when you were growing up
11. Had more than two kinds of lessons when you were growing up
12. The people in the media who dress and talk like me are portrayed positively (The Cosby Show anyone?)
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
18. Had a private tutor before you turned 18
19. Family vacations involved staying at hotels and motels (as opposed to KOA or relatives homes) (Orlando, Paris and Prague)
20. Your clothing was all bought new before you turned 18
21. Your parents gave you a car that was not a hand-me-down from them. (LOL, I wish)
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 (Well, they're both paying on mortgages.)
25. You had your own room as a child (I've always had my own room, but then again I'm an only child)
27. Participated in an SAT/ACT prep course
28. Had your own TV in your room in High School
29. Owned a mutual fund or IRA in High School or College
30. Flew anywhere on a commercial airline before you turned 16
31.Went on a cruise with your family
32. Your parents took you to museums and art galleries as you grew up
33. You were unaware of how much heating bills were for your family
34. Had a computer at home when you were growing up
35. Had your own computer at home when you were growing up. (We had computers, but I didn't get my own until a few days before I turned 18)
36 (US version). Been to Europe more than once as a child or teen
(I lived in Europe, but I've been to more than one country so I'm counting this)
36 (Int'l version). Been to the US more than once as a child or teen

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