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21st Birthday

The Questionable Success of My 21st Birthday

Andrew Gelwicks | Posted 05.17.2015 | College
Andrew Gelwicks

Good News: An all‐paid vacation to Key West for my 21st birthday. Bad News: An all‐paid vacation to Key West for my 21st birthday with my non­‐alcohol­-consuming mother, father and older sister.

Your 21st Birthday: A GIF Timeline

Surviving College | Posted 04.26.2014 | College
Surviving College

Before you can fully appreciate the sophisticated drinking habits of mature adults, you are essentially obligated to make sure that your actual 21st birthday is the biggest drinking night of your life.

What's in a Name?

Ann V. Klotz | Posted 04.06.2014 | Parents
Ann V. Klotz

In infancy, we cocoon them in footie-pajamas. We feed them Cheerios one by one to prevent choking. We cut hot dogs and grapes into tiny pieces, conscientiously. We celebrate each success, giddy when they walk and talk, dusting them off carefully when they tumble.

Finally Legal! Where to Spend Your 21st Birthday in LA

Party Earth | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Party Earth

Turning 21 is like getting an all-access pass to Narnia because your new, I'm-a-real-person-now ID is your ticket into an entirely new world. But inst...

Turning 21

Edward Lando | Posted 08.18.2013 | College
Edward Lando

Tomorrow I turn 21. Tomorrow I drink but it's not about that, especially not for a Parisian. Days carry the importance we give them because days are days.

Epic Bars for the Best 21st Birthday

Party Earth | Posted 10.31.2012 | College
Party Earth

You only get one 21st birthday in your life. From that point forward, all future birthdays will only be anniversaries of that ceremoniously drunken rite of passage. Basically, it's just a sleigh ride into adulthood after the big 2-1. That said it's absolutely imperative that you do this right.

Letting Go Of My Son, And Getting Him Back Again

Lisa Belkin | Posted 05.17.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

The 21st birthday that seemed impossibly distant back then is now here -- and with its arrival comes my realization that I have been planning for it before you and I had even met.

21 Things I Learned in My 21st Year

College Candy | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
College Candy

Here (in no particular order) is what I know for certain after turning 21. Perhaps you youngsters can take a few things from this.