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Princeton vs Others (for Engineering/CS)

leonardo8939leonardo8939 Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
edited April 2011 in College Admissions
I was rather fortunate to have been admitted to five fantastic schools: Johns Hopkins Engineering, UPenn Engineering, Carnegie Mellon (Engineering School), Cooper Union, and Princeton. As the title of this thread states, I am likely going to do Electrical/Mechanical/Software Engineering or Computer Science at these schools.

At this point, I am pretty much set on Princeton, but I wanted to know if there are any arguments that might convince me (and my parents) to reconsider.

To explain my choice of Princeton:
Of my five choices, Princeton is the second closest geographically, is first in overall education, and offers an intrinsic +10 bonus to first impressions with its name. Though it ranks third on my list in terms of pure E/CS curriculum, I feel its advantages give it leverage over Cooper and Carnegie.

So, is there anything wrong with my thought process/decision that could make me reevaluate my choices?
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Replies to: Princeton vs Others (for Engineering/CS)

  • VizziniVizzini Registered User Posts: 50 Junior Member
    How do your finances shake out? If you can go to Princeton without accumulating a lot of debt, it's a great opportunity.
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