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Finding your Community at Tufts   Upon my first day at Tufts I was severely overwhelmed. I wasn’t acquainted with a single soul unlike my peers who completed a pre-orientation program. I managed to get acquainted with some of my peers who completed a pre-orientation program and they…
3 Students Share "Why Tufts?"   A joy of being an admissions officer is sharing so much of Tufts with so many different students. I never know which part of our community will resonate with the students I talk with – it could be the electric racing team or the fact that we have Sundae…
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