Obama graduates from Princeton with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a minor in African-American Studies. During her time at Princeton, she is a member of the Third World Center and Organization of Black Unity. She graduates with cum laude honors. About her freshman year she says,
Neither of my parents graduated from college, so when I got to campus as a freshman, I’ll admit I was a little overwhelmed. I didn’t know how to choose my classes, or find the right classrooms. I didn’t know how to furnish my own dorm room.