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Tulane Admits 11% of Applicants for the Class of 2024

Ashley Chen | Production Manager
May 15, 2020

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. Tulane University admitted 11% of the nearly 44,000...

Ten quick questions at Tulane: Jeff Schiffman, Director of Undergraduate Admissions

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August 28, 2019

Tulane is home to many interesting people who influence the lives of students and shape the entire community. Some students, however, are only vaguely aware of the work these people do. Through our new...

New Student Orientation replaces summer orientation weekend, receives mixed reviews

First-year students from Butler Hall participate in Welcome to the Wave. Josh Jessiman | Photography Editor
August 29, 2018

The 2018-19 school year kicked off with a brand new student orientation program. Spanning the course of five days, the new program gives students the chance to immerse themselves in the Tulane experience...

Class of 2022 brings change to admissions strategy

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March 14, 2018

Moving from 30 percent to 17 percent in just two years, Tulane's acceptance rate has plummeted since 2015. Two factors have contributed to this rapid rise in selectivity: a dramatic increase in the...

Tulane Admission promises not to penalize prospective students for protests

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February 25, 2018

This week, Tulane Director of Admission Jeff Schiffman pledged that Tulane would not penalize prospective students for advocating for what they believe in and participating in peaceful protests. “Here...

Resisting the Storm: Puerto Rican student checks in about beginning of semester

Hurricane Irma devastated St. Martin when it hit on Sept. 6. Students from St. Martin, along with students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, can apply to enroll at Tulane for the Spring 2018 semester.
January 28, 2018

The start of the spring semester brought 15 new students from Puerto Rico. We thought they deserved a formal introduction in our newest feature Resisting the Storm.  When Hurricane Katrina hit New...

“Shelter from the storm”: Tulane opens doors to Puerto Rican students, organizes relief efforts

Hurricane Irma devastated St. Martin when it hit on Sept. 6. Students from St. Martin, along with students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, can apply to enroll at Tulane for the Spring 2018 semester.
October 26, 2017

Seven hurricanes have ravaged the Atlantic region since August, with four of them registered as Category 4 or higher. According to recent estimates, the combined damage from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and...

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