Admission and Financial Aid Blog

Dorm Candy-land

December 11, 2015, by Bailey Meyer

For this fall semester, proctors and mentors met for lunch meetings in the Aviation room of the Hoch every other week. The meetings ranged between workshops, discussions, and presentations, with some about mental health, others about physical health, and a few about the communities within our dorms. The other week, for our last meeting, we […]

Ice Cream & Dessert with the Physics Department

December 4, 2015, by Ramita Kondepudi

Twice a semester, the Physics department hosts sweet inspired events for freshmen, sophomores, and physics majors at the Hixon Courtyard outside Galileo. People wait in line hours prior to set up, chat with physics professors and each other.  Prof. Eckert, the appointed “Physics Department Party Planner and Minister for Frivolity,” sends out emails notifying the […]

Snapshots with Snapchat

December 3, 2015, by Charlee Van Eijk

In this post I’m going to share with you what a typical day at Mudd looks like, for two sophomores at least. Rather than tell you what it’s like I’ve decided to show you, by hopping on the millennial bandwagon and utilizing popular newfangled technology dubbed “Snapchat”. Apparently it’s all the rage these days, the […]

Tip of the Month: It’s Financial Aid Time!

December 1, 2015, by Jamilla

As you prepare to submit your admission applications, don’t forget to apply for financial aid! Need-Based Aid Forms to Complete The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is used by U. S. colleges and universities to determine your eligibility for federal student financial aid. You may file online through the FAFSA website beginning January 1st. You […]

SEGS Site Visit

November 27, 2015, by Bailey Meyer

Every year, the class Chemical and Thermal Processes, or E82, takes a trip out to Kramer Junction, California, to see a SEGS, or Solar Energy Generating Systems, complex. The site is the world’s second largest solar thermal energy generating facility and only an hour and a half away from Mudd. I am not in E82 currently, […]

1 Molar Cubic Turkey

November 25, 2015, by Izzy Jones

Thanksgiving! A wonderful time for many students here at Mudd, especially those of us here who get a chance to go home to be with our families. For those students who don’t, the Hoch-Shanahan dining hall has a thanksgiving meal each which is popular with the students. I attended, and the lines were massive. I […]

Tour de Foothill

November 20, 2015, by Ramita Kondepudi

 31 miles. Blood. Sweat. Tears. Last Saturday, on November 14th, my friends Lillian, Richard, Anji and I embarked on a 31 mile bike race across the LA Basin. We played with the idea of going on the bike race for two months, occasionally “trained” (our most challenging training was one 8 mile bike ride), and […]

Learning A New Language

November 16, 2015, by Emilia Reed

One of my favorite things to do is learn a new language. In highschool, my options were limited to French, Spanish, and Latin, but here at Mudd I have a lot more choices. Across the Claremont Colleges, it’s possible to take Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. While all of […]

Robots and Racing

November 13, 2015, by Izzy Jones

Howdy folks! Today I’m just gonna tell you a little bit about one of the most popular freshman electives here at Mudd, E11, AKA Autonomous Vehicles. Tour guides making their way through the libra complex (the system of tunnels connecting the basements of most of the academic buildings) during E11 lab hours love to stop […]

SCAMFest!

November 13, 2015, by Bailey Meyer

Do you enjoy listening to music made only by people singing, beat-boxing, or rapping? Well, then the Southern California a Capella Music Festival, or SCAMFest, is a great event to attend in order to do just that. A lot of talented a Capella groups from the Claremont Colleges and other schools around Southern California come […]

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