Out of 1,500 community college students nationwide that applied to transfer to Princeton University, 13 were accepted. And two of them are from Mercer County Community College.

Two years after Princeton University reopened its doors to transfer students, MCCC students Jessica Bookholdt, of Hamilton, and Trenton resident Ivania Asencio are the first two Mercer students to transfer to the Ivy League institution under the newly-reinstated program.

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