Student Life (page 2)

September 11, 2020

My Favorite Spots on Campus!

One of my favorite aspects of being a Scripps Admission Ambassador is showing off our beautiful, Pinterest-worthy campus. Today, I’ll be telling you about some of my favorite spots. A few of these spots are shown on tours, whereas others aren’t discovered until you’re an actual student on campus. Before we start, I do want […]

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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 9, 2020

Food-loving friends, read on!

Hello everyone! Today I’m going to talk about everyone’s favorite thing: food! As ambassadors, we get a lot of questions about how the food is at the Claremont Colleges, so I’m going to lay it all out for you. 1. Dining Halls There are 7 dining halls across the 5Cs. Each school has one, and […]

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September 4, 2020

Angie’s Guide to Southern California!

Hello! I’m Angie and I was born and raised in LA. Today I will be highlighting some cool spots to visit in Southern California. I tried to highlight spots that are less frequented by tourists. However, I also sprinkled in a few tourist places that are also fun to visit even as a SoCal resident! […]

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September 2, 2020

Angie Says Hello!

Hello everyone! My name is Angie Navarro and I’m a Junior from Los Angeles, CA. I am a Politics major, with a subfield concentration in U.S. Politics and Comparative Politics, and an expected Chinese minor (at Pomona College) on the pre-law track. In addition to my role at the Office of Admission, I am also […]

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August 23, 2020

Nathalie’s Guide to Los Angeles!

One of my favorite activities to do on the weekends (and weekdays too if my workload is light) is go into Los Angeles! As someone who has always loved cities, but didn’t grow up near one, having Los Angeles so accessible has been a real treat. Below I will share with you some of my […]

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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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August 14, 2020

Thing’s to do in Southern California as a 5C Student

Hi Everyone! Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to read this. As an out-of-state student, moving to California was a somewhat scary experience at first. I didn’t really know anyone coming into the school and had never visited California before. Moving from a city like Chicago to a more suburban environment like Claremont […]

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August 13, 2020

Siena’s Top 3 Picks in LA

Hey everyone! One thing that makes Scripps so great is our location- we’re in the suburbs where campus life is vibrant, and near a major metropolitan area! Here are three things I recommend in the Los Angeles area. 1. The LA Pueblo Just across the street from the Union Station Metrolink stop (about a 50 […]

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June 29, 2020

Hey everyone! It’s Nathalie!

Hello all! My name is Nathalie and I am a rising senior at Scripps College. While I am originally from Eugene, Oregon, I have fallen in love with Southern California and hope to be able to stay down here after college. The sun, beach, all of the things todo in Los Angeles, and the people: […]

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June 28, 2020

Keila Says Hello!

Hello, everyone! My name is Keila Joy Fisher ‘21. I’m a senior from Monrovia, CA (about 30-40 minutes from campus). I am a double major in Psychology at Scripps and Theater at Pomona College. My commitment to the theater department takes up quite a bit of my time, as I am also involved in the 5C club, […]

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June 26, 2020

Aby Says Hello!

Hi Everyone! My name is Aby Rivera and I am a senior at Scripps. I am an out-of-state student from Chicago, dual majoring in Chicanx/Latinx Studies and Latin American and Caribbean Studies on the pre-law track. Outside of working for the Office of Admission, I am also a coordinator at the Tiernan Field House and […]

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June 22, 2020

Siena Says Hello!

Hi everyone! My name is Siena and I am a Junior from Half Moon Bay, California. It’s been a long time since I’ve written any kind of blog and I’m excited to be involved in this one. I am a History major with a minor in Spanish, and I have not yet decided on my […]

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