Category: "Staff"

Tip of the Month: Reducing Some Extra Worries about Extracurriculars

As admission counselors, we get a lot questions about extracurriculars and tackling listing activities in the college application.  I’d like to tackle five recent questions I have discussed with students in the hope that their answers will provide some comfort and/or clarification for you! What kind of content should be included in the Activities section […]

Tip of the Month: (Online) Admission Interviews

Interviews can seem daunting but they don’t have to be. At the end of the day, it’s just another conversation. You may already know that the best conversations are often the product of a person’s willingness to share and to ask questions. So if you want to share and ask questions, an interview is a […]

Tip of the Month: Decisions, Decisions….

By now, you know what it is like to feel the validation and pride that comes with being offered admission to some of the best schools in the country. There is only one of you but several places where you think you would be happy, challenged, and fulfilled. How to decide between various excellent choices? […]

Application FAQs

Applying to college is a lot of work. At times you may completely forget to ask a question or question what you remember. Below are some FAQs and a few words of advice. If you have a question, the answer is probably below. Please keep in mind that our office will close for winter break at […]

Tip of the Month: Interviews

Interviews can seem daunting but they don’t have to be. At the end of the day, it’s just another conversation. You may already know that the best conversations are often the product of a person’s willingness to share and to ask questions. So if you want to share and ask questions, an interview is a […]

Today is the day

Today is the day. At 6:00pm PDT, we will be releasing our decisions. Technically we have been recruiting the Harvey Mudd College Class of 2023 for years, ever since some of you checked that magical box on your PSAT’s saying that you were willing to receive mail from colleges. And today is the day we have […]

Tip of the Month: Getting an early start

Last night the Common Application went live! How many of you have received advice from teachers, counselors, parents, or friends telling you to start your application early? You might even have drafts of your Common Application personal statement saved somewhere on your computer… It’s definitely nice to do some of the work before senior year […]

Today is the day.

Today is the day. At 6:00pm PDT, we will be releasing our decisions. Technically we have been recruiting the Harvey Mudd College Class of 2022 for years, ever since some of you checked that magical box on your PSAT’s saying that you were willing to receive mail from colleges. And today is the day we have […]