The Mindset List

Beliot College, located in Wisconsin, crawls into the minds of its freshmen each fall semester and comes up with a list of their mindsets. This freshman class, most of whom were born in 1999 and slated to graduate in 2021, is the last year of the Millennials.

Beliot College Campus

Here are a few of the findings Beliot believes shape the thoughts of Millennials:

  • They are the first generation for whom a “phone” has been primarily a video game, direction finder, electronic telegraph, and research library.
  • Wikipedia has gained acceptance by their teachers.
  • Zappos has always meant selling shoes on the Internet.
  • There have always been emojis to cheer them up.

Check out the entire list of 60 at