Path to Princeton

Countdown to Campus


I hope you have now all received your copy of this year’s Princeton Pre-read selection, Susan Wolf’s book, Meaning in Life and Why it Matters.  Susan Wolf, along with President Eisgruber and several Princeton faculty members, will discuss her book during your... Read More

2014 Timeline

Jul 15

  • Announcement of College and Housing assignments (mid-July)

Jul 18

  • Princeton Familes Handbook available
  • Writing Seminar Term Assignments

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Learning at Princeton

July 7, 2014

An Introduction to the Writing Seminar

Princeton students have a remarkable range of interests that lead to a diverse array of academic plans. But all Princeton freshmen have at least one thing in common among their first-year courses: they will take a WRI class in either the fall or the spring. Of course, as an incoming Princeton student you probably think of yourself as an accomplished writer already – you may have won awards for your writing in high school and earned a “5” on the AP exam in English Literature and Composition. Why would Princeton insist that you devote an entire semester to learning things you presumably already... Continue reading...

Living at Princeton

July 7, 2014

Being LGBTQA at Princeton

Incoming students often wonder whether Princeton is a good place to be LGBTQA (that’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, or asexual). On paper, in case you hadn’t heard from Buzzfeed or the Advocate, Princeton actually consistently ranks among the Top 25 LGBT-friendly college campuses. We were also ranked in the Top 10 colleges for trans students. But how much of this is true... Continue reading...

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