Freshmen

Freshmen

Why CMC Should Push Back Extracurricular Application Deadlines, from a First...

Claremont McKenna College has 11 research institutes, 21 sports teams, 50+ clubs, many on-campus jobs, and other endless opportunities for the student body to...

Letters from First Years to First Years: “Impostor Syndrome”

Dear First Years,I’ve now been at CMC for a month and a half. I can still vividly remember the very first day I spent...

Letters to First Years: You Don’t Need This Letter

Congrats, Class of 2021! You made it to your fourth week of college.Take a deep breath, and give yourself a pat on the...

Letter to Freshmen: What CMC Can Learn From Winnie the Pooh?

Remember the childhood story of Winnie the Pooh? I wish I had remembered its message during my freshman year. Thanks to a discussion in a philosophy...

Course Registration Tips

Stephanie Mace, Senior, Life EditorSo its 2:44 pm and you’re eagerly anticipating your 2:45 registration time. You’ve already determined which courses you want, strategically...

Letter to Freshmen: The CMC Citizen

Dear New Athenas and Stags:As the cost of college continues to rise, especially here at CMC, you will probably hear more and more about...

2020 Freshman Class President Election Results

On Tuesday, September 27th, ASCMC released the results of its Class of 2020 Presidential Election. Beating out 10 other contestants, the election was won...

Class of 2020: Freshmen Class President Candidate Statements

This week, the Class of 2020 will elect their Freshman Class President to represent them on the Associated Students of Claremont McKenna College (ASCMC)’s...

Letter to Freshmen: When You Weren’t High School Valedictorian

Dear Freshmen,It is crazy to me that I am sitting here, as a senior, writing you this note.  My WOA trip in August 2013...

Letter to Freshmen: Nowhere to Grow But Up

Hello, Class of 2020! You have now returned from your FYG trips and are probably in the midst of planning – figuring out what...