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Princeton University

Breakdown of “Social Life” at Princeton

By Gender
By Major
Animal StudiesA-
Art & Design DepartmentC
Business - Management and AdministrationB-
Chemical EngineeringC+
Computer EngineeringB
Computer ScienceA+
Electrical EngineeringB
Engineering DepartmentB+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcB-
Geography and GeosciencesA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B+
Language - French/Spanish/etc.C
Mechanical EngineeringA-
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceD-
Political ScienceA-
PreLaw and LegalF
PreMed and MedicalA
Public PolicyA

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Social Life

... Socially, it was a different ballgame ...Read full comment
... The social life at Princeton is dominated by the eating clubs, which are a combination of country club and sorority/fraternity ...Read full comment
... The social scene is very fun, although I do admit to subscribing to the drinking culture ...Read full comment
... Nobody talks about grades and people that are overly competative are socially shunned ...Read full comment
... the social scene is wonderful and goes well beyond college beer bashes - we have formals, semiformals (if you are a guy and you are going to P'to...Read full comment
... The quality of education is terrible, the student housing is abyssmal, the food is wretched, clubs and organizations are non-existent, the academ...Read full comment
... I struggled a lot socially my first semester ...Read full comment
... Princeton sucks in the social life, but if you love academic challenges, it is the place to be ...Read full comment
... I was accepted into another good school and decided to come here because of that student attitude, and because of the social life that I was sure...Read full comment
... Love the school, great mix of academics and social scene ...Read full comment
... Princeton has a complex and varied social life, but I focused on academics ...Read full comment
... princeton teaches a lot about social dynamics ...Read full comment
... The social scene is great, and the in general student body has found the perfect balance between working hard and having fun ...Read full comment
... Know that the social life revolves around eating clubs ...Read full comment
... The campus is beautiful, social life is OK (not great, unless you leave campus), and classes are as demanding as you want them to be ...Read full comment
... However, I strongly believe Princeton is many students' opportunity to not only develop academically, but creatively and socially ...Read full comment
... My social life was great ...Read full comment
... And the social atmosphere with other students is DEAD if you don't a) drink, b) conform to stupidity, and c) like tall trees, old buildings, and ...Read full comment
... Don't be scared or turned off by the social scene ...Read full comment
... Socially, in the late adolescent, early adult years that tend to be indicative of the character-to-be of the student(s), Princeton offers the od...Read full comment
... As with almost anything, you'll get out of your classes, extracurriculars, and social life what you put IN ...Read full comment
... Social Life- The social life here is rather mundane ...Read full comment
... Socially, all that hard work does make for a "work hard, play hard" atmosphere ...Read full comment
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