Admission Ambassadors

December 8, 2023

SageMUN — Leadership and conference planning as a college student

I’ve talked a little bit about what it’s like to compete as a member of the Pomona College Model United Nations (PCMUN) team. As a reminder – despite having Pomona […]

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December 6, 2023

Things to Do in the Claremont Village

Ahh, the Claremont Village–my favorite cartoon town. When I first got to campus I kept saying it looked like a theme park (this is a good thing). All the store […]

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December 5, 2023

5C Dance Shows

Hi everyone! I’m CJ, a junior here at Scripps studying neuroscience and dance. One of my favorite things about being a student here is the 5C dance department. Scripps and […]

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December 3, 2023

Why YOU Should Join Your College Radio Station!

Hello everyone! I’m Louise, a senior here at Scripps, and today I want to tell you all about why I so passionately believe that you – yes, YOU – should […]

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Finding a Job on Campus

On-campus jobs are great opportunities to get work experience while having a very short commute. I have worked as an admissions ambassador since the Spring of my sophomore year and […]

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December 1, 2023

The 5C Dance Community!

Getting involved with dance at the 5Cs (the five undergraduate Claremont consortium colleges) is a great way to meet new people, explore different class and club offerings, and make cross-campus […]

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November 30, 2023

Movies and TV Shows filmed at the 5Cs

If you have a sharp eye and are a big film and television fan, you may recognize the Claremont Colleges as the site for some of your favorite media pieces.  […]

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Coming to America (International Experience)

I missed my flight! That was the most frustrating traveling experience I had, and the one time I had traveled out of my home country. After about 20 hours of […]

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Intramural Sports at Scripps

Are you an ex-high school-student-athlete? Don’t know what to do with that competitive energy but don’t want to play a varsity sport? Someone who’s new to sports and doesn’t want […]

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Theater at the 5C’s

Hello Everyone!   My past two semesters at Scripps, I expanded my activities and joined musical theater at the Claremont Colleges. Today I am going to take a deep dive into […]

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November 29, 2023

Interdisciplinary Studies

Hi everyone! I’m CJ, a junior at Scripps studying neuroscience and dance! When I tell people what I’m studying, I’ll often get something like: “That’s an interesting combo!” And it’s […]

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November 27, 2023

Collaborative Culture and Opportunities in the Science Department

One aspect of my academic journey here at Claremont that I really appreciate has been how easy it is to reach out to professors and find various opportunities at Keck, […]

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November 15, 2023

How to Start the College Search as a First Gen Student

I’ve always known that I would go to college despite having parents without college degrees. This dream of pursuing higher education was an abstract idea with no concrete understanding of […]

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November 14, 2023

Home is Where the (In-N-Out) Heart Is: Why Stay Close to Home?

As a senior in high school, I applied to many East Coast liberal arts colleges. While the initial plan was about chasing academia and experiencing a proper winter, the perks […]

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November 8, 2023

Study Abroad Experience – Granada, Spain

Study abroad was always something I wanted to prioritize in my college experience. As a language major, studying Spanish abroad was a unique chance to improve my fluency and conversational […]

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November 7, 2023

Music Scene at the 5Cs: Student Bands!

Good afternoon Scripps fans, I have come on this blog to tell you a little bit about the band scene here at Scripps and the wider 5C’s. Needless to say, […]

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October 31, 2023

Minoring in Chinese at the 5Cs

Hi Everyone!! My name is Malena, I’m currently a sophomore, and I’m minoring in Chinese. Today I’m going to talk about how I chose that path, what the process is […]

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October 30, 2023

Advice I Wish I Had Before Transferring

First, congratulations on deciding to transfer! The ability to know what you need out of your college experience and choose to make a change is an extraordinary thing! You should […]

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October 28, 2023

Taking Foreign Languages at Scripps

As an incoming freshman, there were two things that I was sure of. One, I would definitely major in something STEM-related. Two, as a person who grew up in a […]

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Chronicles of college Model UN

As a Scripps student I have had the opportunity to dabble in various 5C/4C clubs, however, one that has stayed a consistent part of my college experience is Model United […]

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