Experience the Tufts Bridge Year

At Home Abroad

On Bottle Caps, Rocking Chairs and Gallo Pinto

You’d be surprised by what you can end up missing after nine months of helping others in Nicaragua during the inaugural Tufts 1 + 4 bridge year. Read More »

Sketches of Spain

These young men and women spent nine months doing community service in Madrid as part of the inaugural Tufts 1 + 4 bridge year. Along the way they discovered something important about struggle, commitment, perseverance and even themselves. Read More »

The People

The Places

A Closer Look

Student Snapshots

Experience the bridge year program through the lens of our students on Instagram.

Student Perspectives

First-hand stories of individual student bridge-year experiences in the 1+4 blog. Read More »

A Parent’s Perspective

“I was concerned when my daughter left for Nicaragua. What I now know is that she was learning to listen to a bigger world.” Read More »

Meet the 2016-2017 Fellows

Get to know the newest group of 1+4 students embarking on a bridge year. Read More »

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Financial support for Tufts 1+4 Fellows is possible through the generosity of Santander Bank, N.A., through its Santander Universities Division, as well as individual donors.