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Tufts is still a Match for me   Roughly three years, nine months, and seventeen days ago, I sat in my AP Calculus class, sitting unusually still while I clicked the refresh button on the QuestBridge portal page. When I was welcomed with a bright maroon gif that flashed “You’ve Been…
Academic Interests: Don't be Undecided   Many years ago, when I listed my three academic interests on my college applications, I had several things—questions, really—on my mind.  The first was a general confusion over what I might actually want to major in, the second was a question of which…
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