Category: "General Blog"

Meet the Senior Interns: Carmen Benitez

Meet Carmen! Carmen chose Mudd because she loved the people she met when she visited the campus during ASP in the spring (Admitted Students Program). Everyone was so inclusive, friendly and she really felt like she’d found new best friends immediately. Carmen also really liked the computer science program and was interested in the challenge […]

Meet the Tour Guides: Becca Blyn

Meet Becca! We interviewed Becca Blyn, a current senior, about her decision to attend Harvey Mudd! Becca’s father was a Mudd student in the class of ‘85, so she has been familiar with the college for a while. She visited a few times during high school, but it was during Mudd’s Admitted Student Program (ASP) […]

Meet the Senior Interns: Ellie Smith

Meet Ellie Smith, a Senior Intern with the Admission Office! Originally from the Bay Area, Ellie is a senior Chemistry major at Mudd. Knowing that she wanted a tight-knit community, she found Mudd simply by searching for the smallest colleges. Mudd was one of the first colleges to pop up, and after touring the campus […]

[Y HMC?] with Savanah Diaz

Hello, my name is Savanah! I first heard about Mudd during my senior year of high school and I would say I applied on a whim. Being from south Florida, California schools weren’t on my radar until I checked out the HMC website and fell in love with the idea of a liberal arts college […]

[Y HMC?] with Alyssa Okimoto

Hi! My name is Alyssa Okimoto and I’m a rising senior majoring in chem-bio at Mudd. I heard about HMC in my freshman year of high school when one of Mudd’s Admission officers visited my school. Even as a freshman I knew I wanted to focus on the sciences, but I didn’t want to give […]

Meet the Summer Interns!

We are happy to introduce our new Summer Interns, Savanah and Alyssa, to the Admission Team! These two senior Mudders will assist in conducting interviews for Fall 2022 HMC applicants. Keep reading to hear more about these awesome students and hear what they have to say about the college search process. Savanah Diaz (she/her/hers) Hometown: […]

Farewell from the bloggers

Today is the last day of classes at Mudd! Even as our bloggers are busy preparing for final exams and summer plans, they have some time to reflect on the 2020-21 school year. Amber I’ve done it! I’ve survived my first year in college! In all seriousness, the transition from high school to college has […]

Parent to Parent: Why Mudd?

Gary Hunter, a parent of one of the members of the Class of 2021, shared his thoughts about the cost and benefits associated with attending Harvey Mudd as part of a recent Facebook conversation. With his permission, we wanted to share his words with you: “It sounds like you’re not convinced it’s worth the money. […]

[Y HMC?] with Shifa Somji

For this [Y HMC?] post, we are talking to Shifa Somji! She first heard about Mudd as a sophomore in high school, when a senior at her school was admitted to Mudd and chose to attend. That put it on her radar, but it wasn’t until she visited Mudd that she knew for sure that […]

[Y HMC?] with Maya Abo Dominguez

For this [Y HMC?], we are talking to Maya Abo Dominguez, a junior computer science major at Mudd. She first heard about Mudd from a high school friend, who applied (and attended) as part of the class of 2020. The choice to come to Mudd was a collection of different things. One was the collaborative […]