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Featured from the Blog Jumbo Talk: Student Stories

The Work-Fun Balance   Yesterday when I was giving my weekly Tufts tour, I received an interesting question: “What do you do on, like, a Tuesday night?” I think this is a really great question. College schedules are very different from high school schedules. Instead of…
Do I Need Four Years of a Foreign Language?       As you have been researching potential colleges lately, I’m sure you’ve come across a handful of confusing distinctions. One such thing that we get asked about a lot at Tufts is the rigor of your high school curriculum. This might feel like an…
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