November 10, 2021

Mariangelica Valle, Admission Counselor

Favorite thing about Scripps: Scripps gives students freedom to explore a wide range of interests. It is a place that is not only concerned with the academic success of a student but is also committed to providing students with opportunities that will prepare them for their next steps. Why a women’s college: I enjoy being […]

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August 20, 2021

Keila Fisher ’21, Admission Counselor

Favorite Part about Scripps: My favorite part about Scripps, and the reason I chose to go here, is the classroom environment. When you walk into a Scripps classroom, you really have 20 professors, not just one, because your classmates are equally likely to teach you something as your professor is. The Scripps classroom is a […]

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Jacci Yin ’16, Assistant Director of Admission

Favorite thing about Scripps: The opportunities to be involved in research, internships, and leadership roles on-campus and off-campus, like joining Scripps Associated Students (SAS) or working at The Motley Coffeehouse, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, or Scripps College Academy. Students learn to draw connections across disciplines and are confident in applying what they learn in the classroom outside […]

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October 9, 2019

Lyanne Dominguez ’13, Associate Director of Admission Diversity and Access Initiatives

Favorite thing about Scripps: I spent many of my Scripps days at the Performing Arts Center (or PAC) playing alongside musicians from Scripps, Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Harvey Mudd in chamber ensembles and the Claremont Concert Orchestra. The opportunity to create and learn alongside passionate artists with ranging academic and personal interests expanded my own […]

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Jamilla Jamison, Director of Enrollment Strategies and Operations

Favorite thing about Scripps: The Scripps Presents speaker series provides amazing opportunities to learn from authors, musicians, journalists, entrepreneurs, and scientists. I still remember how inspired I felt by Lena Waithe’s story, ambition, artistry, and joy. Why a women’s college: Women’s colleges provide an academically challenging environment where students can actively engage with peers and […]

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Zenaida Reyes, Senior Assistant Director of Admission

Favorite thing about Scripps: In Fall 2019 I attended a CMS Women’s basketball game against Pomona-Pitzer (PP). During the game you really could get a sense of the students’ pride in their campuses, some healthy rivalry between CMS and PP, but also the energy each community offered was contagious, you couldn’t help but chant for […]

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Victoria Romero, Vice President for Enrollment

Favorite thing about Scripps: The 5C environment (5C= Scripps, Pitzer, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, and Pomona Colleges) allows students the opportunity to expand their social and academic experiences without giving up all the advantages of a small, residential liberal arts and science college. I appreciate the mission of each of the colleges and also appreciate the […]

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Laura Stratton, Director of Admission

Favorite thing about Scripps: Scripps is a place where students can explore their academic interests, which can be very different – like biology and French or studio art and chemistry. The classroom environment is collaborative and supportive, not competitive, and students are encouraged to share their perspectives and actively participate. Why a women’s college: Equal […]

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