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[Y HMC?] with Jonathan Lo

For the next edition of [Y HMC?], we are meeting Jonathan Lo, a sophomore at Mudd! He first heard about Mudd through an admissions counselor who knew he was interested in both liberal arts and engineering. Though at first glance he didn’t find the website very intriguing, he had an opportunity to talk to a […]

[Y HMC?] With Katie Johnson

To help showcase what made different current students choose to attend Mudd, we’ll be asking some of them [Y HMC?] over the next few weeks. For today’s installment, we talked to Mudd sophomore Katie Johnson! Katie first heard about Mudd from her mother, who applied to Mudd for college but did not end up attending. […]

Why Mudd?

Today we have a guest blog by Eva ’23 on how she decided to come to Mudd and how those factors have played out in her first year experience. Hello! I’m Eva, Mudd Class of 2023. From Salt Lake City, Utah, I’m a prospective chemistry major with a passion for creative writing, climbing, and climate […]

Why Mudd? with the Senior Interns

About 4,000 of you are out there, thinking about that “why Mudd?” question on our application. For those of you who are applying ED, your thoughts are due in just a week from today! In the spirit of collaboration and peer tutoring, we’ve asked the senior interns why they chose Mudd and what’s surprised them […]

Guest Post: Isaac Zinda on HSA at Mudd

Today’s guest post comes from Isaac Zinda (HMC ’20), who is a computer science major with a concentration in literature. Harvey Mudd’s humanities, social sciences, and arts (HSA) department offers a high concentration of unique upper level courses focusing on special topics, often focusing on timely issues (see the HSA courses for a list of […]

[Y HMC?] with Professor Breznay

Today is the last day of April and the final day to accept admissions to most colleges, marking the perfect ending for our series [Y HMC?]. We began this series with Professor Dato and since then have heard from Mudders of various majors, classes, interests, and with their own personal reasons for [Y] they chose […]

[Y HMC?] with Althea Hansel

As Althea is wrapping up her time at Mudd, we asked her to think back on the time when Harvey Mudd wasn’t yet her school. She shares with us that her dad was the first to tell her about Mudd her freshman year of high school. He had seen promotional materials about HMC when he […]

[Y HMC?] with William La

We asked frosh William La, “Why Harvey Mudd?” and he answered, sharing with us his personal decision process. William is from San Diego, California and was invited to a conference for low-income students held at Pomona College his junior year of high school. William learned about the Claremont Consortium then and recalls that Harvey Mudd […]

[Y HMC?] with Katie Gruenhagen

Today we’re asking Katie Gruenhagen the question of the month, why Harvey Mudd? Katie fills a lot of roles across campus including, but not limited to: Sontag dorm proctor, Pomona Jazz band drummer, member of the DUCK! (Mudd’s improv group), HMC tour guide, grutor (grader-tutor), budding software engineer, and Mudder. Katie is from Clovis, California […]

[Y HMC?] with Lupe Quirarte

The next guest featured in our [Y HMC?] series is Mudd junior, Guadalupe Quirarte. Lupe is a joint physics-math major originally from Bellflower, a mere 45 minute drive from Harvey Mudd (contingent on traffic, of course). Guadalupe always liked STEM subjects in high school and she thought she might major in something like biomedical engineering […]