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Academic Rigor
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Dorm Life
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Most Helpful Review for Princeton University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Sara from Parkville, MD
  • 130 out of 132 people found this review helpful

I can say with absolute certainty that the best thing about Princeton is the people. This place is home to thousands of fascinating individuals with ridiculously diverse backgrounds, interests, and personalities. One of the things I love the most about my school is that you are constantly learning--not just in class, but outside of class, too. Make no mistake, you will learn a ton in the classroom, but just as important is what you will learn from your classmates and the stories they tell. In only one year here, I have become familiar with cultures that...

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  • Nick from FL
  • Dec-31-2015 I am a current student here

    Princeton is really the best of many worlds - it's a liberal arts college with the resources of a big research powerhouse; it's close to the city but is surrounded by a quaint town; it's 'academic' and Ivy-like, but also knows how to have fun. This is a place that will stretch your mind and challenge you like never before, in a way that's surprisingly exciting. The beautiful campus and storied history also make it impossible not feel proud about being a Princetonian.

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  • Mandy from Whitestone, NY
  • Apr-19-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Princeton's campus is one of the most beautiful in the country. The faculty is world-class and the people in Princeton are extremely friendly, welcoming, and love to help give directions and advice. As one of the top colleges in the world, Princeton offers amazing academic opportunities that cannot be found anywhere else. I was surprised to see how well the social and academic lives balanced.

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  • GA
  • Dec-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Princeton is challenging and the content of what we learn is relavent to life. There is no other place I'd rather be. The wealth of networking and level of academics has been worth the work to get here!

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  • Gabriella
  • Oct-27-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Princeton has a beautiful campus! The students are friendly and hardworking. You definitely have to work hard to get in!

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  • Rob from Nashville, TN
  • May-24-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Princeton is a very competitive environment. An elite school, but highly enjoyable for motivated students. It seems to be an excellent educational experience.

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  • Tim from Singapore
  • Apr-06-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Possibly the most exclusive college in the world, with fantastic academic resources for students' academic endeavors.

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  • kj
  • Dec-23-2013 I am a current student here

    I love it here! The courseload and everything can be somewhat overwhelming at times, but the people I've met are mostly wonderful.

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