Apply Early to Tufts University

tuftsIf you're considering Tufts University, you have two chances to apply early decision, with the deadlines being November 1 or January 1. And being one of the most competitive schools in the country, Tufts clearly attracts thousands of applicants! But perhaps what might entice applicants even more, after reading dozens of boring essay prompts, are the lively essay options that Tufts provides, and updates each year. This year's prompts are sure to not disappoint:

Now we’d like to know a little bit more about you. Please respond to ONE of the following six questions (200-250 words):

A) Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf—the first elected female head of state in Africa and winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize—has lived a life of achievement. “If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough," she once said. As you apply to college, what are your dreams?

B) What makes you happy?

C) Science and society are filled with rules, theories, and laws such as the First Amendment, PV=nRT, Occam’s Razor, and The Law of Diminishing Returns. In baseball, three strikes and you’re out. A green light on a roadway means "go." Pick any law and explain its significance to you. 

D) It's cool to be smart. Tell us about the subjects or ideas that excite your intellectual curiosity.

E) Nelson Mandela believed that "what counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead." Describe a way in which you have made or hope to make a difference.

F) Celebrate the role of sports in your life.

Posted in News | Comments Off on Apply Early to Tufts University