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Meet the Tour Guides: Cooper Nissenbaum

 Meet Cooper! Cooper first heard about Harvey Mudd from his mother, who encouraged him to visit the HMC table at his high school’s college fair. On the east coast, Harvey Mudd did not have a big presence, but Cooper decided to go up to and chat with the HMC representative. After learning about the student […]

Meet the Senior Interns: Carmen Benitez

Meet Carmen! Carmen chose Mudd because she loved the people she met when she visited the campus during ASP in the spring (Admitted Students Program). Everyone was so inclusive, friendly and she really felt like she’d found new best friends immediately. Carmen also really liked the computer science program and was interested in the challenge […]

Meet the Tour Guides: Becca Blyn

Meet Becca! We interviewed Becca Blyn, a current senior, about her decision to attend Harvey Mudd! Becca’s father was a Mudd student in the class of ‘85, so she has been familiar with the college for a while. She visited a few times during high school, but it was during Mudd’s Admitted Student Program (ASP) […]

Meet the Senior Interns: Ellie Smith

Meet Ellie Smith, a Senior Intern with the Admission Office! Originally from the Bay Area, Ellie is a senior Chemistry major at Mudd. Knowing that she wanted a tight-knit community, she found Mudd simply by searching for the smallest colleges. Mudd was one of the first colleges to pop up, and after touring the campus […]

[Y HMC?] with Savanah Diaz

Hello, my name is Savanah! I first heard about Mudd during my senior year of high school and I would say I applied on a whim. Being from south Florida, California schools weren’t on my radar until I checked out the HMC website and fell in love with the idea of a liberal arts college […]

[Y HMC?] with Alyssa Okimoto

Hi! My name is Alyssa Okimoto and I’m a rising senior majoring in chem-bio at Mudd. I heard about HMC in my freshman year of high school when one of Mudd’s Admission officers visited my school. Even as a freshman I knew I wanted to focus on the sciences, but I didn’t want to give […]

Meet the Summer Interns!

We are happy to introduce our new Summer Interns, Savanah and Alyssa, to the Admission Team! These two senior Mudders will assist in conducting interviews for Fall 2022 HMC applicants. Keep reading to hear more about these awesome students and hear what they have to say about the college search process. Savanah Diaz (she/her/hers) Hometown: […]

Summer 2021 Update

Visiting campus This summer we will offer tours Monday-Friday at 9:30 am, 11 am and 1:30 pm with optional information sessions at 10:30 am and 1 pm. Our tours last approximately 60 minutes and are lead by student tour guides. Information sessions last 30 minutes and are lead by admission officers. Each tour slot can […]

Farewell from the bloggers

Today is the last day of classes at Mudd! Even as our bloggers are busy preparing for final exams and summer plans, they have some time to reflect on the 2020-21 school year. Amber I’ve done it! I’ve survived my first year in college! In all seriousness, the transition from high school to college has […]

Parent to Parent: Why Mudd?

Gary Hunter, a parent of one of the members of the Class of 2021, shared his thoughts about the cost and benefits associated with attending Harvey Mudd as part of a recent Facebook conversation. With his permission, we wanted to share his words with you: “It sounds like you’re not convinced it’s worth the money. […]