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19 Things Australians Think NYC Teens Do Thanks To "Gossip Girl"

Totally accurate, right?

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1. It's perfectly commonplace to wear high heels to school every day.

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2. Living in Brooklyn = social suicide.

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3. It's totally normal to have multiple school fashion shows.

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4. It's also totally normal for the entire city of NYC to be following the lives of a bunch of teenagers via an anonymously written blog.

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5. It is expected that you'll be wearing head to toe designer clothes every day and never repeat an outfit.

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6. The only way to get around NYC is via private town car.

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7. School dances are formal AF and include choreographed group dances.

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8. ...and there are like 100 dances and parties to attend yearly.

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9. It's totally normal to marry your high school sweetheart.

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10. You can get into college without studying or attending class, basically.

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11. ...unless you're poor, in which case you'll need to bust your ass to earn a scholarship.

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12. Teenagers don't decorate their bedrooms with posters of their faves, but rather, have artsy paintings and perfect wallpaper.

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13. When teens turn 18, they're given full access to their multi-million dollar trust fund.

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14. Despite fighting with your BFF like every week, you will be friends forever and definitely not drift apart after high school.

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15. Attending a private school means you have a uniform, but apparently the school doesn't care how short your skirt is or whether your tie is done up?

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16. If you don't have a live-in maid, you're poor.

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17. Everyone drinks on school nights but rarely, if ever, suffers a hangover.

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18. Everyone has amazing fake IDs. Either that or no one actually cards them.

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19. And everyone has an amazing breakfast table laden with croissants and fruit and pancakes and orange juice and bacon but they only eat berries and the occasional waffle.

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