Why do I want to go to Princeton?
The reasons are varied. They range from Princeton’s focus on undergraduates and the opportunities it offers for undergraduate research, to its very generous financial aid package and the quality of its academics.
How many essays does Princeton have?
Is Princeton difficult?
Princeton is challenging, probably more challenging than the other ivys due to the new grade deflation policy. One thing about Princeton is that there is a very big difference between people who major in the sciences and engineering and those who study the humanities. Humanities does not usually have Friday class.
Does Princeton prefer SAT or ACT?
For the 2021-22 application cycle, due to the lack of access to testing sites, Princeton will not require submission of standardized testing (SAT or ACT).
Does Princeton require SAT for 2022?
A Continued Pause on Standardized Testing Therefore, Princeton will once again pause its standardized testing requirement as part of its holistic review process for the 2021-22 application cycle (fall 2022 entry). As with previous years, the University does not require subject tests.
How competitive is Princeton?
Princeton is an extremely competitive university. As of September 2020, Princeton’s admissions rate was just 5.8%, making it one of the most selective schools in the entire world.
Does Princeton Superscore?
Princeton has the Score Choice policy of “Highest Section.” This is also known as “superscoring.” This means that you can choose which SAT tests you want to send to the school. Of all the scores they receive, your application readers will consider your highest section scores across all SAT test dates you submit.
How can I get into Princeton?
To complete your Princeton application, you’ll need to submit:
- A school report and transcript completed by your counselor.
- Two recommendations from your teachers.
- A mid-year report completed by a counselor or school official.
- Test results from either the SAT with writing or the ACT with writing.
Is Princeton a score choice?
Princeton University “We allow applicants to use the score choice feature of the SAT and accept only the highest composite score of the ACT, but we encourage the submission of all test scores.”
Does Princeton give interviews to everyone?
Yes, Princeton tries to interview all applicants. I know two interviewers very well and while they live in an area with many alumni, there are also more applicants than can be interviewed. Use it as an opportunity to ask your own questions about Princeton.
Does Princeton require ACT writing?
Princeton no longer requires applicants to submit the optional writing section of the SAT or ACT (the SAT Essay or ACT Writing Test), because taking the test with the optional writing section adds an additional cost that may be a financial burden to some applicants.
How do I write Princeton supplement?
How to Write Each Supplemental Essay Prompt for Princeton
- Briefly elaborate on an activity, organization, work experience, or hobby that has been particularly meaningful to you.
- At Princeton, we value diverse perspectives and the ability to have respectful dialogue about difficult issues.