Admission Students

Summer Admission Ambassadors
Melina Durre ’25

Melina is an incoming second-year from Rancho Palos Verdes, California, which is about an hour and a half away from Claremont- making her well-accustomed to Southern California and the Los Angeles area. She intends on majoring in Biology and is considering a Media Studies double major or minor. Her interests include reading, road trips, watching college softball, and exploring tide pools. When not in class, she can be found in the Browning Recreation Room or having a meal with friends at Elm Tree Lawn. Aside from working at admissions, Melina is a sponsor in the Asian American Sponsor Program at Scripps and works in the Media Services Department.

Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm PT

Lizbeth Valdivia-Jauregui ’23

Lizbeth is a senior from Pomona, California. She’s a Psychology major and Chicanx/Latinx minor hoping to pursue a Clinical Psychology PhD in healing justice and community gardening. Throughout her years at Scripps, Lizbeth has been vice president of the Claremont-Student Worker Alliance, a club that fosters community and solidarity between students and dining hall workers on campus. In addition, Lizbeth is part of Music Mania, a club that teaches low-income elementary students to read, write, and perform music. Lizbeth is part of Cafe Con Leche (the Latinx affinity group on campus), FirstGen@Scripps, Psi-Chi, Global Mental Health Lab and Culture Psychotherapy Lab. In her free time, you can find Lizbeth volunteering at two local community gardens in the city of Pomona, visiting museums in Los Angeles, and reading transformative books! Lizbeth took a leave of absence during the 2020-2021 school year and it truly changed her life.

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 10:00 am to 11:00 am PT