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Nooks and Crannies at Mudd: Engineering Edition

November 5, 2017

The iconic photo of the Shan is plastered across every brochure ever but I’d like to highlight the facilities that are present in every department where the learning happens! Beyond what’s featured in print materials, Harvey Mudd has amazing lecture halls, lab spaces, quiet homework spots, and more. This post is focused mostly on engineering! […]

Application FAQs

November 1, 2017

Applying to college is a lot of work. At times you may completely forget to ask a question or question what you remember. Below are some FAQs and a few words of advice. If you have a question, the answer is probably below. Please keep in mind that our office will close for winter break at […]

Applicant Hub FAQs

November 1, 2017

How do I reach the HMC Applicant Hub? Click right here Applicant Hub or go to and find the link. On laptops, computers, and tablets, the link is on the right hand column of the page. On cell phones, scroll down and you’ll find the link below the Blogs and Announcements section. How do […]


October 31, 2017

According to my Google Calendar, my every minute is scheduled for today. I allotted three hours for Statistics, two hours for my Chemistry professor’s office hours, and an hour at the Writing Center. The pile of notebooks on my table have too many stars scribbled inside them, one for each thing I am confused about […]

HvZ: Surviving the Workload/Apocalypse

October 25, 2017

Hey guys! Today I’m going to be talking about Humans vs Zombies, a 5C game that happens once every semester, spanning the course of a week. The premise of Humans vs Zombies is fairly simple- there are two teams, Humans and Zombies, indicated by bandanas (around the head or neck for zombies, around the upper […]

Humans of Harvey Mudd: Part 1

October 23, 2017

Harvey Mudd Admissions prides itself in admitting diverse classes. Every year we have a melting pot of cultures, backgrounds, and passions added to our student body. In the class of 2021 alone, we have an International Physics Olympiad gold medalist and the founder of a longboard company. This week, I wanted to highlight the achievements […]

Wheels on Campus

October 12, 2017

Everyone knows that college students can be lazy. In fact, one of the reasons the “Mudd Bubble” exists is because Mudders have a tendency to only travel as far as they need to in order to get all their basic life necessities. Because almost all Mudders live on campus, eat at Mudd’s dining hall (the […]

Decompression Sessions

October 11, 2017

Hey guys! First blog for me so far this year. Coming into my Junior year has been really hectic, and pretty stressful. A lot of Mudders feel similarly, especially around the time of the career fair, when people have to think about interviews and job applications. It’s a lot to take! However, I’ve talked before […]

Tip of the Month: Overnight Visits

October 10, 2017

Perfect fit at first sight! It happens to college-bound students each year. You peruse a website, watch some videos, take a campus tour, talk to admission folks, and decide then and there College X is where you belong. But hold on a second, shouldn’t you dig a little deeper? Maybe take College X for a […]