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Princeton needs this the most of any of the ivies. Once you start there, the system discourages you from leaving.Tom '03, NYC
.... I should be more precise - Princeton discourages you from leaving CAMPUS: it's inconvenient to study abroad, and the culture encourages you to get a summer internship in "the city." Of course, some students find a way to get abroad, usually just to Western Europe. But it's not like at other schools.A group of friends and I did a summer teaching project in Ghana one year, and I remember that the school was super nervous about it. Years later, based on what I gained from my experience abroad, I decided to come work for Projects Abroad ( http://www.projects-abroad.org ), a program that facilitates projects like this.At the time I felt like a black sheep in the Princeton crowd. So it's nice to see the school finally doing something to address this issue.
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