Admission and Financial Aid Blog

Course Registration

April 17, 2015, by Emma

There’s less than a month left until graduation, which means it’s time to register for courses! While high school seniors are deciding where to go to college (good luck with your decisions, by the way!), Mudders are trying to pick courses for next semester. Course registration is a multi-step process. Every student is given a […]

FAQ: The Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts         

April 17, 2015, by Ramita Kondepudi

  The Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts (HSA) is a third of every Harvey Mudd student’s curriculum. An incredibly important part of our education here, our HSA classes teach us to address problems from multiple dimensions, and get a really well-rounded education. Here are some FAQ that come up about the HSAs here at Mudd: […]

ASP Memories

April 10, 2015, by Bailey Meyer

Last year, as a pre-frosh myself, I made the decision to attend the Admitted Students Program. I was on the fence about where I should attend college, so I figured the program would help me get a better idea of what Mudd would be like as a student. Obviously, I am now at Mudd, so […]

Pro tips for ASP

April 10, 2015, by Calvin Leung

**The following tips are from a former prospective student who attended ASP, and do not represent the official opinions of the admission office** 3. Bring long pants. For the last two years, the weather at ASP has been overcast. Mother nature likes trolling prospective students–most of the time, the weather is balmy with a cloudless […]

Why Mudd?

April 9, 2015, by Emma

First of all, congratulations to everyone admitted into the class of 2019! We realize that you all have some difficult decisions ahead, and we hope to see many of you at our Admitted Student Program this coming weekend. In the spirit of decision season, I thought I’d ask a few current students (and myself) about […]

Pranks on You!

April 8, 2015, by Travis

Howdy y’all, Harvey Mudd College is infamous for its pranking prowess on a grand scale. In 1986, a group of Harvey Mudd students pulled off the impossible, posing as a construction crew and stealing CalTech’s famous cannon, transporting it back to Harvey Mudd College. Since then, other pranks include rusting a supposedly “unrustable” sculpture, adding […]

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

April 3, 2015, by Ramita Kondepudi

Congratulations pre-frosh of 2019! You’ve made it! All that hard work has paid off. Just about a year ago, I was in your place – ecstatic about getting admitted, frantic about doing research about the schools I had gotten into, and worried about the looming deadline of May 1. As I juggled my college options, […]

Tip of the Month: Decisions, Decisions….

April 1, 2015, by Peter

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. But there is only one of you and several where you think you would be happy, challenged, and fulfilled. How to decide between various excellent choices? […]

Frequented Frosh Favorites

March 27, 2015, by Bailey Meyer

Though transitioning into college involves a lot of different aspects, like adjusting to classes, dorm life, and moving away from home, a very important part of moving to college is finding a new favorite spot, somewhere to hang out that makes you feel relaxed or happy. This week, I asked a few of my frosh friends […]

The Last Spring Break

March 23, 2015, by Travis

Hello all! It’s been awhile. I have to profess I let senioritis get to me a bit on top of other commitments, but I’m back and ready to go after spring break! In the interest of holding on to the last shreds of my spring break (and talking about all of the great things that […]

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