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Please note that some publications and departmental websites have not yet been updated for the current incoming class. Publications will continue to be updated throughout the summer.

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One of the most amazing things about college is that you’ll have the opportunity to join a community of scholars where you will get to contribute your voice to the conversation. That privilege, though, comes with a responsibility to uphold our policies around academic integrity. This feels like a tall order. How can you contribute in a place where some of the brightest minds are up at the front of the classroom?

The important thing to remember is that you are a unique individual who brings a one-of-a-kind perspective to everything you do, so by definition, your own work is your contribution. You don’t have to solve the world’s biggest problems on your own; you just need to offer your own thoughts about ideas you...

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Welcome to Princeton, where there’s no bedtime, and ice cream and pizza are always on the menu! No hall monitors, no attendance office, and certainly no homeroom! You’ve left whatever version of high school you dominated behind, and while you are taking your considerable talents to “the best damn place of all,” and leaving many rules behind, there are some new ones that you’ll want to take stock of and consider. The “Orange Bubble” isn’t the lawless land from the Lord of the Flies; this is the top-ranked research and teaching institution in the world, and the same freedom that you’ll enjoy to choose a late night of impromptu dance competitions in Frist Campus Center will be available to you in your academic pursuits, whether in...

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