YOU KNOW WHAT
i’ve seen so many people lately say that rory didn’t want to work for stuff and just expected things to be handed to her and that’s such bullshit
when asher fleming gives her an A and she thinks it’s because she’s friends with paris she straight up tells him she wants to earn all her grades
like she may struggle when things AREN’T as easy as she expects but she still works through it??
at chilton she had to work her ass off to be as successful as she was at stars hollow high because it was a different environment with higher expectation and she ended up valedictorian
she broke down after being told to drop a class at yale but she kept going
she DID take a break but it wasn’t until a year later and it was after being told she didn’t have what it takes for her DREAM JOB (which i really think people like…ignore how crushing that is) but she still ended up back at school after a semester off
rory is very privileged and may get a little over confident at times but i really don’t know where people get the notion that she isn’t willing to work hard when her character proves time and time again that she absolutely is