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    THE place for undergrads

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    I have been working at Princeton University

    Pros

    - campus is beautiful during all times of year
    - focused on undergraduates since the graduate school is quite small
    - very liberal arts focused - no pre-professional programs
    - unparalleled faculty and student body

    Cons

    - Heavy workload
    - Undergraduate advising system needs improvement
    - "Aging out" of the residential college system
    - Tuition is expensive
    - Competitive atmosphere

Princeton University Interviews

Updated Nov 8, 2014
Updated Nov 8, 2014

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    Research Specialist II Interview

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    The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Princeton University.

    Interview Details

    Received interview request from hiring manager (PI) directly; after initial interview, had a phone interview with HR two weeks later. Did not get the offer, was irritated that HR never followed up with hiring decision as promised (had been told I would be notified "either way" in the next couple of days).

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    • Interview with hiring manager was subject-based, nothing unexpected; HR only wanted to discuss benefits/salary requirements/etc.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Easy Interview

Princeton University Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work in Academia, The Scientist, 2009

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Website www.princeton.edu
Headquarters Princeton, NJ
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1746
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
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This prince's kingdom is covered with ivy. Princeton University is a member of the Ivy League, an elite group of top-ranked schools in the northeast US. The research university offers degrees in 34 departments and has about 7,500 students (5,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students). The highly selective school admits about 10% of its total applicants, and more than half of its students receive financial aid. Nobel Prize winners associated with Princeton include Woodrow Wilson (Princeton's president before becoming US president), writer Toni Morrison, and physicist... More

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