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What kind of people does Princeton look for?
We look for students with intellectual curiosity, who have pursued and achieved academic excellence. We also look for students with strong personal and extracurricular accomplishments.
What is attending Princeton like?
great college town, there are delicious restaurants and nice shops. The campus is incredible. Residential college system is great for freshmen and sophomores. The best thing about Princeton is the amazing campus, the incredible academics, and the its proximity to New York.
What’s special about Princeton?
Princeton is an “athletes school.” It is the only Ivy that has produced the best player in college basketball (Bill Bradley, 1965) and the Heisman Trophy winner in college football (Dick Kazmaier, 1950).
What is best about Princeton?
The best thing about Princeton is the academic environment that exists on campus. The professors are among the finest in their fields, and students are very bright and acadmeically focused. This combination leads to classes that are challenging and interesting.
Does the Princeton interview matter?
While interviews are considered for Princeton, they are by no means a large part of your admissions decision. Your grades, recommendations, tests scores and essay all hold much higher precedence, so don’t sweat it if your interview isn’t the best conversation you’ve ever had.
Does Princeton give interview to everyone?
Our dedicated alumni do manage to contact the vast majority of our applicants every year; however, if you do not receive an interview for any reason, it will not put you at a disadvantage since the interview is optional. We do not offer on-campus interviews.
Is Harvard harder than Princeton?
Harvard proved the toughest to get into, with only about 4.6 percent of applicants accepted. Princeton came next. The New Jersey Ivy accepted 1,941 students out of a record 35,370 applications, just 5.5 percent of the pool.