Michael Arnzen at Pedablogue writes about a demographic snapshot of entering college students at Seton Hill University – Millennials Go to College. Among the insights he reports was this:
seven core traits of students who meet this demographic (essentially, those born on or after 1982). They are: special, sheltered, confident, team-oriented, conventional, pressured, and achieving
The post includes links to several other useful pieces dealing with topics including the “information age mindset”, emphasis on “doing, rather than knowing” and the millennial tendency towards simplicity and group mind rather than critical thinking.