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Major Choices, Volume III

“Not only did I have the time of my life as a student, but I also unwittingly opened door after interesting door for myself professionally.”

Eden D. Doniger ’98

Major Choices profiles 92 Princeton graduates from the 1990s and 2000s who followed their intellectual passions to major in subjects they loved, subjects that in many cases bore very little obvious connection to the careers they have subsequently pursued. Its purpose is to encourage undergraduates to follow their intellectual passions and study what they love, with confidence in the fulfilling lives that lie ahead and the knowledge that in no way will their choice of major limit the career choices they may wish to make in the future.

The point, put somewhat differently, is to encourage undergraduates to be imaginative and open-minded about their choices and to take the fullest advantage of the many intellectual opportunities available to them at Princeton.

To read more alumni perspectives, visit the Major Choices Volume I (2004) and Volume II (2007) websites.

In the Nation's Service and in the Service of All Nations

Photographs: Unless otherwise noted, photos courtesy of the contributor; Connor Diemand-Yauman: Brian Wilson; Adam P. Frankel: Official White House photo by Pete Souza; Joshua R. Weinstein: Denise Applewhite

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