"I was able to experience New Orleans and get acclimated with my community before arriving at Tulane."
"The fall semester allowed me to discover so many positive aspects of myself and also spend crucial time bonding with my family and friends before my Tulane experience began!"
"During the fall semester, I studied abroad and took classes in Paris."
"Interning for Beto O’Rourke gave me the opportunity to feel like I made a difference. I loved my fall experience."
"I am very passionate about Tulane's Spring Scholar program and I hope to mentor and encourage any future or prospective Spring Scholars."
"I traveled around Europe with my closest friends, all while taking interesting classes that immersed me into the Italian culture."
"I have gotten involved with Tulane’s Outdoor Adventures and am training with the organization this semester to be a guide that takes student groups on different outdoor trips"
"During my fall semester, I stayed in Chicago and took classes at a local college and worked for extra savings."
"I have already gotten involved in the pre-law fraternity, Uptown Funk, Greek life, and Compassion in Action."
"It was honestly the best four months of my life and I am so lucky I got this opportunity. The friends I made in Rome will last a lifetime."
"I stayed at home and attended the University of New Hampshire for Fall 2018 to take some general credits before arriving at Tulane."
"Being able to study in Paris allowed me to see the world from a completely new perspective. In high school, I was an exchange student in Granada, Spain so I understood how impactful time abroad could be."
"I gained a new sense of independence from traveling throughout Europe and made lifelong friendships with people from all over the world."
"Starting my college experience in Paris was exactly what I needed before starting my life at Tulane, as it tested my independence and allowed me to work on my personal growth."
"In Rome I met some of my best friends, I got to travel all over Europe, I took very unique classes, and I got to come into Tulane with a cohort of people I knew, which has made the transition significantly easier."
"At first, I was anxious staying home for the semester for classes as it seemed that everyone chose to study abroad for their semester off, but as soon as I got to orientation, I made friends very quickly with the NOLA Experience Orientation program."
"I had an incredible semester taking unique classes that prepared me well for Tulane, while still getting to travel to 9 different countries and 16 different cities around Europe."
"I spent my semester between Costa Rica and traveling the rest of Central America, a sort of ‘Create Your Own Adventure.”
"Being in Paris allowed me to meet so many people from all over the world. I have friends from France, Singapore, Amsterdam, and friends from all over the United States!"
"Whether that be sitting in Jackson Square on a sunny day or going to the King Cake Festival at the Superdome, I cannot think of a more diverse and exciting place to go to college."