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Reflecting on my time at Tufts   I’m so thankful I chose to transfer to Tufts.  And that’s not to say my first college experience was terrible! I absolutely loved many aspects of my previous university and met some of my favorite people there who will be lifelong friends. That being…
The Role of Writing in an Art School Application, Part 2: Short-Answer Questions   When you visit the Common Application or the Coalition Application by Scoir platform to fill out and submit your application to Tufts, you'll notice that the application includes Tufts-specific questions. We invite students to think outside the box…
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