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    create a hectic schedule for students applying to college. With an Early Decision (ED) application, students may apply to universities with a binding decision, and receive a response much sooner than regular decision applications. Tufts University, which has two separate ED application deadlines, should continue their ED program for future prospective students. Before looking at the benefits of applying to Tufts ED, one must analyze the differences between a regular decision application and an ED application. The most distinct difference is that an ED application constitutes a binding commitment to the college. This commitment means that if accepted, the student will commit to the university as well as withdraw all remaining applications to other schools. Another distinction is the time period one hears back from a school. ED decisions are most commonly due by mid-November and released by universities in mid-December, whereas regular decisions are…

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    My Greek-American Culture

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    I am the Vice President of Education and Vice President of Academic Development in Alpha Omicron Pi (AOII), a sorority at Tufts, where I create the calendar each semester, host study hours for all members, and act as a resource for anything from the history of the chapter to academic references (such as classes to take, information on professors/faculty/administrators). My overarching goal is to build AOII’s community both within the chapter and within Tufts’ community. I want to be able to help…

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    Kyle Nardine Professor Woodworth English Composition 102 9/30/14 Source Analysis of The Threat To Free Speech at Universities One of the aspects that separate my generation from those in the past is that anyone with a computer can be a journalist and provide news. People still have access to news outlets such as MSNBC, Fox News, and CNN, but also a person can get news from their conspiracy theorist friend on Facebook. With a smorgasbord of choices, people need to be aware of three…

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    Process”. In this article, DiMaria notes how GPA, SAT or ACT test scores have long been the central theme of the college admission process. DiMaria uses research done by Dr. Robert Sternberg, a cognitive psychologist and former president of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University. Sternberg, using his idea for the college admission process called “Kaleidoscope”, has discovered that standardized test scores and GPA do not successfully measure a student. These test demonstrate analytic…

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    Pine Slope Case Study

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    Neded for you to start a new college provided 20 sections of area for the congregation to assist these people attempt goal. Charles Tufts had obtained areas, a new desolate incline most impressive aims at inside Boston ma spot, known as Pine Slope, and also relative what exactly he proposed regarding areas, he part of area gift (then special at the moment one hundred and fifty part of area good grounds, moreover throughout certified Tufts College, realizing the varsity have to progress "goodness…

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    It's tough—as a student, you're balancing fifteen or more credits, work, and planning your life after graduation. It's not always easy to make time to prepare for each election. However, it is an important task. In fact, voting is a civic duty. Young people are known for having strong voices when it comes to opinions on social and political issues, yet they are some of the hardest people to get to the voting polls. The choice is in the people's hands on who will run their government and make…

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    In today’s day and age, almost every young adult is told that attending a four-year university is the next step following high school, but two articles question the idea that college is essential and suggest a different type of post high school education. The first article I analyzed was “Should Everyone Go to College?” by Stephanie Owen and Isabel Sawhill, where the authors discuss several factors about a traditional four-year university and question whether the benefits outweigh the costs. The…

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    of the school to decide whether the punishment should be losing privileges to college events, suspension, or even exploitation. These regulations on college campuses are crucial and should be taken seriously by students and faculty. Reasons for this is students should feel safe and comfortable when attending school and classes. Such distraction can affect their grades and attendance. These acts usually affect the minority groups which is why some places may brush it off. Also, since this…

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    somewhat dependable in their first year of college with their pre-paid necessities such as meals, limitless electricity and water, security, as well as access to university assets. Gail Reardon, the founding director of a program the helps students plan gap years said in the New York Times that “many students learn valuable life skills by earning and handling money during gap years.” (Mohn 9) The article “How to Become a World Citizen, Before Going to College” by Tanya Mohn in the New York Times…

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    Just like me, thousands of international students as well as local students are benefitted by the affordable price, simple requirements for admission, and tremendous options and opportunities of community college. Though I belong to engineering field back in my country, I was able to switch to IT field and many of those grades were easily transferred to a community college which saves both time and money. At the moment I have an Associate degree and employed in an IT field as well. This would…

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