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Food, Friends, and Foliage: My Summer in Admissions!

August 17, 2018

Greetings everyone, it’s Hannah again! I know nothing I write this week can be as heartfelt and awesome as Kailee’s blog from last week* — if you haven’t read it yet, go read it now! But as the summer starts to come to a close and incoming students arrive on campus for orientation, I’ve been thinking […]

22 Pieces of Advice for the Class of 2022

August 10, 2018

Hi guys! This is Kailee, and I’m back with a heartwarming post for all of you. I thought it would be sweet to gather a bunch of different perspectives and pieces of advice for our incoming frosh (our term for “freshman” here at Mudd). I had the best time walking around and chatting with the Mudd […]

Gotta Love Mudd, Warts And All

August 6, 2018

Hi everyone, this is Hannah Larson with another blog post for you! We love warts here at Mudd. No, not those warts you find on the bottoms of your feet after walking barefoot outside (although there are definitely people at Mudd who walk around outside without wearing shoes). No, we love those concrete square prisms […]

Tip of the Month: Getting an early start on your application

August 2, 2018

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 […]

The Claremont Colleges Receptions

July 18, 2018

The Claremont Colleges invite you to attend an information session hosted by admission representatives from Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, Pomona, and Scripps colleges. These Claremont Colleges Receptions are a great way to learn about our consortium (fun fact: I attended one as a senior in high school and appreciated the opportunity to see the Claremont […]

I Tried Hiking; Let’s Summit All Up

July 17, 2018

Hi, it’s Kailee again! I’ve gotten the chance to go on a few hikes around Mudd these past few weekends, and here’s what I’ve found. Claremont Hills Wilderness Park 5 Mile Loop || Hike Time: 2-3 hours (note: all the hike times are at my moderate, fairly distracted walking pace) We left Mudd at 6:30am and drove […]

Interview with Harvey Mudd College in India!

July 3, 2018

This September, our Vice President for Admission and Financial Aid, Thyra Briggs, will be traveling to India along with Pitzer and Scripps Colleges. If you will be a senior in high school and have not yet had an interview, you are welcome to schedule one in one of the cities listed below. Please keep in […]

Let’s TACO ’bout Food

July 2, 2018

Hi everyone! My name is Kailee and I am a rising sophomore here at Mudd, (woooo Class of ‘21!). Like any other person, I really like food, and hopefully you do too, so let’s see what Claremont has to offer! DINING HALL FOOD We get to eat at any of the 7 dining halls at […]

Tip of the Month: Constructing Your College List

July 1, 2018

With so many choices – over 4,000 if you’re counting – coming up with a list of colleges to apply to can be overwhelming. Add to that the sheer volume of information and advice flooding your brains and inboxes, and well, let’s just stop. The point is, where do you begin? How many schools should […]