by Lexi Novak
A year ago this month, Princeton alum Susan Patton wrote an open letter to young ladies that ran in the Daily Princetonian newspaper. In it, the 1977 graduate advised: "Forget about having it all, or not having it all, leaning in or leaning out.... Find a husband on campus before you graduate." And now, Patton's progressive nuggets of wisdom have been released in her new book, Marry Smart: Advice for Finding the One.
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Some of her recommendations are just silly, like "learn how to bake bread." (Patton apparently thinks grocery stores will cease to exist in a few years.) Some are wildly biased and outdated: "College-age women...have to start putting in place plans for their personal happiness, because they will never again have this concentration of extraordinary men to choose from." First, that's assuming a husband is the only means to personal happiness. And a "concentration of extraordinary men to choose