TULANE UNIVERSITY

New Orleans, Louisiana

Information Session:

Monday, June 1st  |  5 pm EST

Meet Your 'Bus Drivers'

Sarah Neuberger

Hi! I'm Sarah. I'm an incoming freshman at Tulane. I'm a biochemistry major with a minor in communications on a premed track. I would love to get involved with rowing as well. So excited to take you on a tour of my college. See you on the 1st!

Julia Barron

I am a rising senior at Tulane University majoring in Spanish with a minor in Latin American Studies. I am studying to become a middle school Spanish teacher. On campus, I am involved in Greek life and a very active member of Tulane Jewish Leaders!

Sarah

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Do you have questions or want to learn more? Feel free to direct message me @sarah.neuberger.

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Do you have questions or want to learn more? Feel free to direct message me @Juliabarron11.

Student-Led Virtual Tour

Date:

Monday, June 1st

 

Time:

10 am - 5 pm EST

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Julia

Why Tulane?

What do you love about your school?

Sarah: I love the atmosphere of the campus and the connection to the city.

Julia: I love everything about Tulane but especially the community. Tulane students and the surrounding community love the school and it really shows! It’s such a happy population and that passion radiates throughout everything we do.

Why did you choose your school when you were a senior in high school? Walk us through that process.

Sarah: My mom went and every time I attended an information session, I fell more in love with the school. The atmosphere, program, and faculty were all a perfect fit for me. My future involvement in the honors program was also very appealing.

Julia: I chose Tulane because it was the perfect mixture of everything I was looking for in a school. It is the perfect size in that I still meet new people all the time, but don’t feel overwhelmed by class sizes. It’s a D1 school with lots of fan pride! Tulane values public service and a connection with the community. Finally, I fell in LOVE with New Orleans and could not imagine a Tulane without NOLA!

What has been your favorite class so far? Tell us about it!

Sarah: I'm starting in the fall, so I'll let you know!:)

Julia: My favorite classes are always in the education department! Well I don’t have a specific class in mind, but I love that the education department requires about 40 hours of student teaching in New Orleans schools per semester, which is exposure that I would not get otherwise.

What fun traditions do you like to partake in at your school?

Sarah: I'm excited to discover and be a part of them.

Julia: My favorite Tulane tradition is Crawfest! Crawfest is a student run music festival that takes place in April and brings in amazing bands and over 20,000 lbs of crawfish at no cost to students! It’s always a great day to listen to some live music and feast on one of our quads. The weather is always amazing!

Tell us about Jewish life on campus. How have you been able to engage with this aspect of your identity while at school?

Sarah: I'm very active with Hillel on campus and plan to continue to be. I've been invited to all of the campus Shabbat dinners. I'm excited to be a part of the community during college too.

Julia: Jewish life is extremely rich on Tulane’s campus, with about 40% of the population being Jewish. Tulane Hillel serves as a major hub on campus for both Jewish and non-Jewish students alike! Tulane Jewish Leaders work with staff mentors to plan programming for Hillel, getting as creative and outside the box as they want! For example, I’ve planned yoga, women’s empowerment, Friendsgiving, and many more diverse programs under the TJL umbrella. Shabbat dinner is also a major factor in our Jewish life with roughly 200 attendees every Friday at an amazing dinner catered by Tulane Hillel’s very own farm to table kosher restaurant, Rimon. Essentially, there is no shortage of ways to get involved with Jewish life on Tulane’s campus!

Share your favorite road trip song that we can add to our college road trip playlist!

Sarah: Young Tom Rose by Ripe

Julia: Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen

Jewish Life On Campus

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Hillel connects with students at more than 550 colleges and universities across North America and around the world, creating lasting connections with students, inspiring and training them to become leaders and build their own communities.

Check out Hillel’s Guide to Jewish Life at Colleges and Universities.

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