International legacy hook?
Hey! Just a quick question as I'm curious about your opinions.
Being an international applicant is evidently a minus (considering admission rates, the obvious crazy numbers of cut-throat competitive applicants and that international students only make up 10% of the accepted class).
On the other hand, being a legacy is certainly can't hurt and may even be a plus (again, considering admission rates for legacies is unbelievably high owing to Princeton's dedication to alums).
Now, I've been browing through this forum for some time and, while I have a feeling that there may be less international students here, I haven't come across anybody being an international applicant and a legacy at the same time.
Assuming high grades at a difficult school and decent extracurriculars and given the high legacy acceptance rate, does anyone think that maybe being a legacy turns being international into a slight plus? Bluntly speaking, if Princeton has such relatively high rates for legacies, would international legacies be a plus in the international department? (I'm guess most legacies are American applicants)
Just curious, of course.