October 23, 2020

Breaking Down Core 1

Hi everybody! I am going to give you guys a little insight into my Core 1 experience at Scripps. I will address this year’s topic, share my perspective on Core 1, what Core 1 is like virtually, and my biggest takeaway from this course.  What is Core 1? Multiple different professors teach Core 1 in […]

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October 22, 2020

Creating a 4-Year Plan

Hi Everyone! Today I’d like to talk about how I’ve created my 4-year academic plan at Scripps, as a first-year student. Mapping out a plan definitely helped me out when deciding which classes I should take before the academic year started, so I wanted to share my experiences with everyone! <3 Part of the reason […]

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October 21, 2020

Research at Scripps: A Humanities Major’s Experience

Hello everyone! Something I get asked a lot is what humanities research is like at Scripps. Many people know that STEM majors involve research, but what about humanities majors? Well, as a history major, here is an account of what research is like for me. First of all, everyone no matter their major will conduct […]

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October 19, 2020

My Brave Journey in Going to Professor Office Hours

Going into college, I was terrified to go to a professor’s office hours. At my very competitive and sometimes stressful high school, going to ask a teacher a question or to help with an assignment after class ended was seen as a sign of weakness or a result of getting in trouble. “If you could […]

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September 11, 2020

Perspective of a Scripps Online Student: The Transition to Classes and Student Life on Zoom!

Hi Everyone! Thanks for stopping by. Today I will be taking the time to share what my experiences have been like as a student who has had to transition taking all of my classes online.   Unlike any semester, I began my senior year sitting behind a laptop in my makeshift “office space.” I am […]

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September 8, 2020

To Dual or to Double, That is the Question

One question that my fellow Student Admission Ambassadors and I have gotten quite frequently is about the experience as a dual or double major. For context, I am a dual major in Psychology, which is located at Scripps, and Theater, which is located at Pomona. In this blog post, I will explain my experience being […]

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August 15, 2020

Aby’s Tips for Incoming Students

Hi Everyone! Thanks for stopping by. As I started to reflect on the past three years at Scripps, I thought back to my first year. While I was excited to start college and all of the new experiences that would come with it, I was also nervous. As an out-of-state student I didn’t really know […]

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July 29, 2020

What does liberal arts mean anyway?

Hi everyone, thank you for stopping by to take the time to learn about what it means to attend a liberal arts college like Scripps. Above is a video of us, the summer interns, speaking about our experience, but we thought we would take the time to highlight some key points from the video as […]

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