Meg Jay, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who specialises in adult development, and twentysomethings in particular. She is an assistant clinical professor at University of Virginia, and maintains a private practice in Charlottesville, Virginia. Jay earned a doctorate in clinical psychology, and in gender studies, from University of California, Berkeley.
Meg Jay takes the specific complaints of twentysomething life and
puts them to diagnostic use * * New Yorker * *
Any recent college graduate mired in a quarter-life crisis or merely dazed by the freedom of post-collegiate existence should consider it required reading * * Slate * *
I strongly recommend The Defining Decade for anyone in their 20s trying to figure out their life's direction. You'll learn how to search productively, how to avoid being indulgent, and how to turn good opportunities into great ones -- Po Bronson * * author of What Should I Do With My Life? * *
The Defining Decade is the book twentysomethings have been waiting for. It will not tell you what you should do with your life, but it will inspire, motivate, and educate you to figure it out -- Rachel Simmons * * author of The Good Girl * *
The Defining Decade is eye-opening, important, and a pleasure to read. I highly recommend it -- Wendy Mogel * * author of The Blessing of a Skinned Knee and The Blessing of a B Minus * *