Alumna Advises Princeton Women to Find a Man on Campus

Woman writes open letter that recommends sticking with an Ivy League mate.
2:36 | 03/31/13

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Now to a controversial open letter to women attending a top ivy league university. The best place to find a good mate for life is right under their nose, on campus. Her message -- marry a princeton man. She start looking for a husband your freshman year. It's not quite that simple. If the letter making waves not just on princeton's campus but across the country. Because it's filled with advic like this -- here's what nobody is telling you -- find a husband on campus before you graduate. At first, I was shocked. I do think there's some truth to what she's saying. Reporter: The author of the open letter was one of the first females to graduate from the ivy league school. It's not easy to get to princeton. Reporter: It's sparking barrage of snashgy headlines on e internet. It was just intended to suggest to these young women who are on campus today keep an open mind, look around you, these are the best, best guys. If the women's movement has truly done what it's supposed to do, it should allow women to do choices what's appropriate for them. Reporter: In the letter, she d although men regularly marry women who are younger and less intelligent, ultimately, it will frustrate you to be with a man who just isn't as smart as you. I don't think you're actively looking for your husband when you're here. Reporter: It's not bad advice. If you is similar value systems and you're both intellectuals, is it going to increase the chances of having a successful relationship? Of course, that's a given. Reporter: What do princetonnian women think of her advice I don't think it's completely wrong. But n practically, we're way too young to be getting married. She didn't follow her own advice. He recently divorced. She has two sons, one who graduated from princeton and one who goes there now. I was too young. Personally. At 22 to get married then. That's a lot of what people said. It turns out about

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