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It is an amazing school. Visiting the campus at Princeton, and learning about its various course options is a true joy.
The campus culture here is amazing. It's rigorous academically, but the vast majority of people are supportive of each other. There is a problem with diversity - or a lack thereof - but the university and (mostly) students make support networks.
In my experience, which has only been one semester, Princeton is a wonderful place. It has comfortable dorms, beautiful study spaces, delicious food and amazing professors. I am pursuing a BA degree rather than a BSE, and I was able to take a wide range of classes that I enjoyed. There are endless oppportunities for extra cirriculars. It is however, a stressful environment depending on how many things you decide to take on, in addition to the pressure of going to such a prestigious institution with students that have the same goals of achievement.
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I found that Princeton University has a very difficult and challenging curriculum - there is no such thing as an easy major or an easy class. However, it really sets you up for the mentality that there will always be something new to learn and ways to improve yourself.
Princeton University is a stellar institution with a strong focus on undergraduate teaching. World class faculty are approachable and invested in the success of their undergraduate students.
The environment was such that I felt that almost any subject that I wanted to learn or investigate, I could.
At Princeton University are world-class professors and facilities. Not only would you earn an excellent education and have access to a myriad of on-campus resources, you will also be surrounded by an environment rich in history, diversity, and community.
Students are consistently motivated by high standards, enthusiasm, and responsibility from staff, faculty, and fellow students. The school provides very diverse and engaging learning and experiential opportunities that are unique to the university.
Great focus on undergraduates. I loved my time at Princeton, learned a lot, and now I'm in medical school.
Going into Princeton, you know it's going to be hard. No matter where you went to high school, no matter how hard you worked, no matter how smart you are, you're going to be working really hard, and there aren't really any "paths of least resistance."

That being said, Princeton is an incredible place, and probably the best undergraduate education in the country. There is no where else where you have even nearly as much access to nobel laureates, successful businesspeople, famous lecturers or general funding as you do at Princeton.

As far as the student body, they work hard and play hard. Everyone has a lot of work, but the students really do like to have a good time, be that through engagement in extracurricular activities or a party at one of the eating clubs.

I would do it all over again, and easily would make the same decision.
My experience at Princeton was wonderful. Everyone at Princeton is so humble but extremely smart and talented. It is a brilliant environment to learn in.
There are campus safety cars EVERYWHERE, and they are not there to get people in trouble, just to keep everyone safe.
Some of the buildings are very old. The buildings known as "the slums" have tons of cockroaches. You do not really have a choice of where you get placed your first two years, and there is a wide variety of quality of the dorms.
I was an athlete, and I thought the overall experience was great. Sometimes there is less fan support during midterms, etc., but overall the student body is small and tight-knit, and there will almost always be friends in the stands.
Even when it is hard, you are with such an incredible group of people that the entire experience is amazing. There is room for whatever you commit to making time for - athletics, socialization, volunteering, etc.
I have never felt unsafe on campus and I have never heard of anyone else feeling unsafe.
A Princeton degree is worth a lot. It helps greatly with internships and just about anything else career related.
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It's Princeton for a reason. Professors are amazing and geniuses. They are also typically very helpful and care immensely about the undergrads.
It's like living in a castle. It's pretty awesome. That being said, your experience varies depending on your res college. The newer the room, the better.
Greek life is not really recognized by the university and not really a part of student life.
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