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'Never Let Them See You Sweat': The Myth of Effortless Perfection

Amy Yao | Posted 05.19.2013 | College
Amy Yao

The concept of "effortless perfection" is the constant pressure felt by college women to be "smart, accomplished, fit, beautiful and popular," all without "visible effort." The price of such a lofty goal, however, has far-reaching consequences.