Trip Start Aug 07, 2008
10Trip End Aug 14, 2008
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Like any good Switzer adventure, we began the trip with an unplanned stop due to vehicle troubles. We had to detour in North Carolina getting the inverter switch box replaced--a stop which delayed us 5 hours. So after getting on the road and having further delay in Wilmington, Delaware due to a highway construction, we arrived at the Princeton Wal-Mart at around 12:35am.
Friday morning, we got lost driving to the university and showed up at the 10am Info Session a bit late.
Then we went straight on a campus walking tour, led by Princeton sophomore Pento from Uganda.
radiating from New York City, and for over 30 miles on I-95, our maximum speed was 15 mph. By the time we got to the next Wal-Mart in New Haven, CT, we were ready for some fish and chips and a movie.
Shelby's College Rating: Princeton
Academics: Interesting courses and areas of study, lots of possibilities for travel and activities, biggest problem would be trying to choose which classes to take, a good thing is the possibility of graduating early, other negatives are the forced grade curve and exams after break; score is 4 out of 5
Finances: $49k a year, but lots of aid grants available, yet New Jersey living is expensive; score is 3.5 out of 5.
Average Score: 3.875 / 5.
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