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ED 1 Deadline extended for Coalition App users

We understand that some Coalition App (MyCoalition) users experienced technical issues on November 15, our ED 1 Deadline. Therefore we have extended our application deadline to November 17, 2020 at 11:59pm PST. If you have any questions please email us at

11 Things I’m Thankful For!

Hello all! It’s Mason again! This month is November, the month of Thanksgiving, so on this 11th day of the 11th month, here’s 11 things I’m thankful for! My parents I have a loving and supportive family. Both my parents have always pushed me to figure out what I want out of life and to […]

The Pod Life!

Hello, It’s Mason!  This semester, I’ve been living in a “pod” with other mudders – once we learned that HMC would be completely remote for the fall 2020 semester, some of my future suitemates and I decided we’d go to a friend’s house and live here for the semester. It’s only an approximation of living […]

Voting at Mudd: General Election

Last spring, I wrote a blog on how Mudders were getting involved in the primary election. Given that today is the general election, I thought highlighting some of the election activities that have been going on virtually this semester at Mudd would be interesting. Office of Institutional Diversity The Office of Institutional Diversity (OID) has […]

Faculty Profile: Professor Anup Gampa

Prof. Anup Gampa, our newly-hired Assistant Professor of Psychology, has worn many different hats on his path to Harvey Mudd College. After growing up in India, Prof. Gampa received a Bachelor’s of Science in System Engineering from Ohio State University. After graduating, he briefly worked as a tech consultant for Accenture. However, during his education […]

Self-reported Test Scores and other Testing updates

[Note: This post was originally published on November 7, 2017 and has been updated for the 2021 application process.] Harvey Mudd started accepting self-reported test scores in November 2017 for students applying for first-year and transfer admission. We made this change in our policy in order to alleviate some of the stress and cost of […]

Core at Mudd: Engineering 79

It feels like the semester has barely begun, but my midterms are in full swing so I know that’s not quite true. I’m a sophomore, so one of my Core classes this semester is Engineering 79 (Engineering Systems, colloquially referred to as E79). Engineering is a field I hadn’t taken any courses in before Mudd, […]

Clubs at Mudd: Moving Online

One of the things that I personally like best about Mudd is the sense of community. Normally, that’s expressed on campus through clubs and activities. Unfortunately, this semester is pretty weird. Due to the pandemic, no one is on campus. Like everything else, clubs have had to meet online. Mudd activities like Paint Night have […]

10 Things Mudders are Scared Of

To help prospective students get an idea of what Mudd culture is like, the bloggers asked Mudd students some questions. This month is October, also known as ‘Halloween Month,’ so on this 10th day of the 10th month, here’s 10 Mudders and what they’re scared of! Jordan, Class of 2024 “Getting sliced by a tape […]

Summer Research Q&A With the Bloggers!

Over the summer, three of us bloggers did research with Mudd professors. In this post, we discuss our experiences in a Q&A format. We hope that seeing multiple perspectives on the same question will give you a feel for the variety of ways that research happens at Mudd! What was your research project? Malia (Undecided, […]