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Sam ’24


September 16, 2022

Meet Sam ’24

Hi Everyone! I’m Sam (she/her), a Junior from Hopkins, Minnesota. I am a Psychology major with a minor in Music and a minor in Native American and Indigenous Studies. Outside of class, I work in the admissions office, participate in voice lessons and choir, and am co-president of Blend the mixed-race affinity group. My favorite […]

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May 4, 2022

Flashback: A Year in Person

Hello Everyone!  As we come upon the last week of classes and finals I have been reflecting on my first year both in person and on campus. Memories keep flashing through my mind ranging from moving all my stuff into my room with my parents to meeting new friends at Matriculation, to sitting on the […]

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March 27, 2022

The In’s and Out’s of Intramural Sports at Scripps College

Hey Everyone!  A new activity I have started this spring semester is my roommate and I joined a trivia team through CMS (Claremont, Mudd, Scripps) recreation, which means it qualifies as an intramural sport! I was really intrigued by the intramural sports that CMS has and decided to ask around and find out more.  At […]

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November 14, 2021

Dorm Living Tips No One Talks About

Hello Everybody! Today Louise and I are going to discuss different aspects of dorm life at Scripps! Louise is going to touch on how to make your dorm room feel homier and I am going to talk about tips for living with roommates.  First, here are some basic facts about the Scripps dorms. Scripps is […]

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August 20, 2021

Tips for College Apps and Senior Year

As we draw ever closer to the start of the school year and the start of application season suddenly life is a lot busier – both applications and normal school. Application on their own can be overwhelming and stressful and so can school. When both are happening it can be hard to remember to take […]

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August 6, 2021

The In-State vs. Out-of-state College Decision

Hi everybody! As we get closer to the start of the fall semester, the anxieties I had when picking an out-of-state school are coming back. For context, I am from Hopkins MN which is about 1,870 miles away from campus. I knew from the start of my college search that I wanted to go to […]

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July 24, 2021

To Interview or not to interview

Hi everybody, we are in the time of year where the dreaded debate begins, do I do an interview or not?  In my opinion, I always say go for it! An interview can never hurt your application, even if you are quiet or shy the ambassadors understand that and know it can be scary talking […]

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July 10, 2021

College Classes – What do they mean?

An amazing part of Scripps is being a part of the consortium, however, that means there are over 2,000 classes to pick from each semester. The process of registering for classes can be overwhelming and confusing. Especially when looking at all the different classes and names, how do you even decide? Hopefully, this blog post […]

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June 24, 2021

Say hi to Sam!

Hi Everyone! I’m Sam, a Sophomore from Hopkins, Minnesota. I am undecided in my major but am interested in exploring Psychology, Music, Media Studies or Biology. Outside of class I do voice lessons, work in the admissions office, and attend the mixed race affinity group Blend. I am super excited to be on campus and […]

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April 9, 2021

The Ins and Outs of Course Registration

Hi! Sam and Serena here, In light of class registration season, we thought it was only suitable for us to write a blog post on how to register for classes and things you should consider while registering for classes! Registering for classes is definitely a stressful time of year, and is particularly difficult if you’re […]

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March 5, 2021

So you got into Scripps… Now What?

Hey everyone! Congratulations on your acceptance to Scripps, we’re excited to meet all of you! Like many of you, we were ecstatic to attend college but didn’t quite know where to start. How should we begin to get involved in campus life and culture? How do we connect with the other Scripps students? Well, do […]

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February 8, 2021

Support at Scripps

Hello Everyone!  As we all know, starting college can be a whole mix of emotions; Fun, exciting, awkward, scary, or overwhelming. Luckily Scripps has plenty of different organizations and ways to support its students. As someone who is going to college for the first time, the idea of creating a new support system can be […]

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November 28, 2020

Joint Music Program

Hello Everyone! This blog post is going to provide some info about the Joint Music Program! We are going to dive into the choir options offered and also voice lessons both classical and musical theater. Then we will be talking about the piano lessons and the orchestral options. Please enjoy! Hey Everybody! My name is […]

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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 15, 2020

College Application Advice

Hi everyone! Sam, Siena, and Ana here! It’s application season, and that can be stressful and confusing. We’re here to try to demystify some of the process. We will be covering the general aspects of what applying to colleges in the US looks like. Sam will be discussing deadlines and differences between application submission times. […]

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October 9, 2020

Sam says Hello!

Hello everyone! I’m Sam, a first-year from Minneapolis, Minnesota. I am currently undecided on my major but am currently interested in Music, Psychology, and Pre-health. Currently, besides my classes I am involved in voice lessons, working as an admissions ambassador, and hope to join a couple of clubs as well. In my free time, I […]

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