Chelsea Petree, assistant director of the Parent Program at the University of Minnesota, tells the Star Tribune that it’s no longer a bad thing to be a boomerang child who lives with Mom and Dad after graduation:
“Graduates and their parents report this is their plan — it’s not a default or a worst-case-scenario. The stigma is fading. Fewer people are embarrassed about it.”
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.