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Tackling Tufts As An Athlete   The life of athletes at Tufts has always been a bit of a mystery to me–heck, how people can play sports at all has always been a mystery to me, as my athletic skills are just enough to propel me up the Tufts hill, and nothing more. As little as sports…
To all my Questies   In the great on-screen words of George Little, “It’s today!” Tufts’ first offers of admission for the current application season have been sent to our recipients of the QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship. This impressive cohort of low-income…
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