New school in Portland teaches millennials how to ‘adult’

New school in Portland teaches millennials how to ‘adult’
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[Ed. – Don’t be too quick to scoff.]

The Adulting School in Portland, Maine opened up in November of 2016. Co-Founder Rachel Weinstein and Katie Brunelle say it can best be described as a modern day “Home Economics” class.

The school caters to people who are 21 years or older. Weinstein and Burnelle say while typically people assume it’s the parent’s job to teach basic life skills, that’s not always the case for everyone.

They’ve created the school to show people they’re not alone. Instead of being stressed out over something, they invite everyone together to learn about problems they’re having and how to solve them.

To pick up where those schools, parents or guardians may have left off the “Adulting School” focuses on six topics.

“Bills social life not being a kid I don’t know it’s a concept you’re not ever really taught about,” Courtney Greenwood, a millenial said.

It’s a new education concept some millennials are interested in.

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