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Harvey Mudd College Writing Requirements


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Below is a list of required and optional writing questions for this school.  Depending on your answers to some questions you may be required to complete additional writing questions, so be sure to read all of the instructions within your application. 

First Year     Transfer

First Year

College-Specific Writing Questions

Question Required or
Optional
Long Answer or Upload Min/Max Word Count
What influenced you to apply to Harvey Mudd College? What about the HMC curriculum and community appeals to you? Please limit your response to 500 words. Required Long Answer 150/550
Please select one of the three prompts to answer. Please limit your response to 500 words
Choice 1: Many students choose HMC because they don’t want to give up their interests outside of STEM and because they’ve seen exciting connections between their work in STEM and their work in the Humanities, Social Sciences and the Arts – or HSA as we call it at HMC. Tell us about your dream HSA class. Your answer might (but doesn’t have to) include projects you could do, texts you might want to read, or topics you would want to explore.
Choice 2: ''Scientific research is a human endeavor. The choices of topics that we research are based on our biases, our beliefs, and what we bring: our cultures and our families. The kinds of problems that people put their talents to solving depends on their values.'' - Dr. Clifton Poodry - How has your own background influenced the types of problems you want to solve?
Choice 3: What is one thing we won't know about you after reading your application?
Based on your selection above, please provide your essay response here.
Required Long Answer 150/550
Optional: You may include examples of mathematical or scientific endeavors or research abstracts if relevant. Please limit your submission to two pages. Hint: A .pdf file under 500 KB in size will be accepted. Optional Upload --
 

Writing Supplement

Question Required or
Optional
Long Answer or Upload Min/Max Word Count
This college does not have a Writing Supplement. -- -- --
 
 


Transfer

College-Specific Writing Questions

Question Required or
Optional
Long Answer or Upload Min/Max Word Count
What influenced you to apply to Harvey Mudd College? What about the HMC curriculum and community appeals to you? Please limit your response to 500 words. Required Long Answer 150/550
Please select one of the three prompts to answer. Please limit your response to 500 words
Choice 1: Many students choose HMC because they don’t want to give up their interests outside of STEM and because they’ve seen exciting connections between their work in STEM and their work in the Humanities, Social Sciences and the Arts – or HSA as we call it at HMC. Tell us about your dream HSA class. Your answer might (but doesn’t have to) include projects you could do, texts you might want to read, or topics you would want to explore.
Choice 2: ''Scientific research is a human endeavor. The choices of topics that we research are based on our biases, our beliefs, and what we bring: our cultures and our families. The kinds of problems that people put their talents to solving depends on their values.'' - Dr. Clifton Poodry - How has your own background influenced the types of problems you want to solve?
Choice 3: What is one thing we won't know about you after reading your application?
​Based on your selection above, please provide your essay response here.
Required Long Answer 150/550
Optional: You may include examples of mathematical or scientific endeavors or research abstracts if relevant. Please limit your submission to two pages. Hint: A .pdf file under 500 KB in size will be accepted. Optional Upload --
 

Writing Supplement

Question Required or
Optional
Long Answer or Upload Min/Max Word Count
This college does not have a Writing Supplement. -- -- --
 
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  • Date Created: 08/09/2017
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