Neuroscience concentrators express concerns about curriculum

While members of the first class of concentrators in the new neuroscience program appreciate the concentration’s tutorial-based system and the chance to pursue their passion, some students expressed concern about heavy requirements and the lack of information regarding independent work. Alice Tao ’17, a neuroscience major, said that she was initially planning to major in chemistry but was more interested in the required courses listed on the website for the neuroscience concentration. “I just like the classes and I was thinking of about doing research at [the Princeton Neuroscience Institute] anyway and so it was just a better fit,” Tao said. Dominique Fahmy ’17 said she came in already interested in neuroscience and the introduction of the program was an opportune moment to pursue the concentration. “It was like a…


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