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Meet your senior interviewers!

September 18, 2017

If you’re a current senior planning on applying to Harvey Mudd, you might be interested in signing up for an admission interview. Many of our on-campus interviews will be hosted by one of our senior interviewers. Before you start getting to know them, here’s couple of Mudd-isms to know: HSA: humanities, social sciences, and arts Senior […]

The Claremont Colleges are headed to the Midwest!

September 15, 2017

Admission officers from Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, Pomona, and Scripps Colleges will discuss the strengths of our individual institutions, as well as the advantages of being part of one of the strongest and most cohesive college consortia in the nation. Join us! Upcoming Receptions Indianapolis, IN Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 Marriott North 3645 River […]

Some Mudders’ Summers

September 14, 2017

Hi all, Long time no see! Mudd’s back in full swing, and it’s taken a bit of time to get into the rhythm of things after summer, but now it’s time for your regularly programmed admissions blogs. In this first post I want to take a bit of time to reflect on what Mudders did […]

Tip of the Month: Interviews

September 14, 2017

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 […]

What to do with an extra semester at Harvey Mudd

September 13, 2017

Hello! I’m Jeni and I’m currently a sophomore (class of 2020) studying applied chemistry!  I finished my last final as a frosh knowing I wasn’t really done with Mudd for the year. My excitement was short-lived and died off when I remembered I still had 3 weeks of summer math (my roommate wrote a blog […]

Harvey Mudd has partnered with RaiseMe in order to ensure that more low income students are aware of how best to prepare themselves for admission into college. 

August 22, 2017

The central idea behind RaiseMe is that students earn micro-scholarships through various achievements and actions which might include anything from taking an AP course to visiting a college campus.  Students can join as early as 9th grade and watch their tally of micro-scholarships add up. If they are then admitted to and enroll in a […]

Summer Math

August 14, 2017

Today’s blog post is from our summer tour guide, Emily Hwang ’20. Enjoy! Hi everyone! I’m Emily, a rising sophomore, and I’m here to talk about summers here at Harvey Mudd. So I think a lot of people will agree that summer vacation is pretty great. You can go to the beach with your friends, […]

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

August 1, 2017

Last night the Common Application went live! Now, I am hesitant to suggest that just because you CAN access the Common Application on August 1st that you should.  I completely understand that students want to do what they can on their application before the craziness of senior year begins. I agree with that sentiment because […]

New essay prompt for Fall 2018 applicants

July 27, 2017

We are excited to announce a third* topic choice for our required essay: Many students choose HMC because they don’t want to give up their interests outside of STEM and because they’ve seen exciting connections between their work in STEM and their work in the Humanities, Social Sciences and the Arts – or HSA as […]

Frosh Adventures

July 6, 2017

Hi everyone! Today’s special summer blog post comes to you from our summer tour guide, Toty Calvo ’20. Hi everyone, there is a new blogger here in town! I just trekked the Mudd for my first time and let me tell you it has been a very exciting and tiring year. My friends and I […]