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Summer Study Abroad: Tufts in Talloires   Last summer (2023) I studied abroad in Talloires, France, through a Tufts Summer Abroad Program via the European Center at Tufts. This is a six-week summer-semester program which is open to undergraduate students at Tufts and other universities that…
Choosing to Study Far From Home   My first-time visiting Massachusetts, let alone Tufts, was the day I flew into Logan Airport by myself to attend TWO, the Tufts Pre-Orientation program. I was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida with no real knowledge of the Northeast, snow…
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