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Semester in Review: Falling into Spring

February 14, 2018

Last semester was the beginning of the end of core. Beyond looking forward to having full control of my schedule, I wanted to highlight some memorable moments 1.5 semesters into college! Surviving Summer Math: This was definitely one memorable way to start off my “third semester”. Typically, sophomores take Math 60 & 65 (multivariable calculus and […]

Early Decision II Release Date

February 8, 2018

ED2 decisions will be released on Thursday, February 15 at 6:00 PM Pacific Standard Time. You will receive your application decision in the Hub. To make sure that you are able to access your decision at 6:00 PM PST, please try logging into the HMC Applicant Hub before 4:00 PM PST. If you have trouble […]

‘Shopping’ Electives

February 7, 2018

New semester, new schedule, a host of decisions. When it comes to registration, I feel a lot of pressure to find the ‘perfect’ class. I hope my classes will help me see the world differently, stretch my writing and speaking skills, clarify What I Want To Do With My Life, begin to understand how non-scientists […]

The Couch Controversy

February 5, 2018

Red tinted close up of a new couch.

Hey guys! This week I’m talking about a topic that’s really hot here on campus right now. Couches. As Mudd’s largest common space, the Platt living room is a space well known to any Mudder. During the lunch hours and at night, Platt is packed with students studying, working together, relaxing between classes, or taking […]

Disneyland with Wellness!

February 2, 2018

Although Claremont is less than an hour away from LA, I think Mudders tend to forget how many cool places there are in the world outside the 5Cs. For example, we’re only a 40 minute drive from the happiest place on earth but I actually haven’t been there at all for the 1.5 years I’ve been here […]

Organization at its Finest

January 31, 2018

The start of the semester brings new classes, schedules, and commitments. Harvey Mudd starts off at full speed and students have adapted a variety of ways to keep themselves on top of their assignments and hectic classes. As a planning fanatic, I’m going to highlight some of my favorite methods I’ve seen! Whether you’re a […]

The Beauty of the Claremont Colleges

January 30, 2018

Here’s another guest post from our Wintern Toty Calvo with some of her fall semester highlights. Enjoy! — Welcome back from winter break, this is Toty again with a quick little preview of what life at Harvey Mudd might be like. Here at The Claremont Colleges we have a unique system of 5 different colleges […]

Senior Fall: Never Too Late for New Experiences

January 8, 2018

The bloggers have been away on winter break, getting some much-deserved rest & relaxation, and will resume their blog posts at the end of January. In the meantime, our Wintern Art Reyes (HMC ’18) is here with some reflections on his semester. Enjoy! — Hey folks. Proctor Art here and I’m feeling a bit nostalgic. […]

Winter Break Closure

December 20, 2017

The Office of Admission and Financial Aid will close for winter break at 4:00 PM Pacific Standard Time on Thursday, December 21st. We will reopen at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. During winter break, we recommend contacting our office by email at We will be monitoring this account and plan to respond […]

The end of an era: finishing up Core: finals week 2017

December 18, 2017

Finals week is always a hussle: people are wrapping up classes, getting ready for the holidays, starting to pack to go home, and trying to make the most of the limited time they have left with their friends on campus. And among all that, we’re still trying to fit in time to study, and occasionally […]