When 306 of this year’s first-year applicants to Claremont McKenna College opened their admissions letters on March 24, they got the good news they were hoping for — and even more. But the joy from a $10,000 annual scholarship wouldn’t last long.
For the third consecutive summer, Pomona College will not provide funding for student internships, research and study opportunities outside the U.S. due to uncertainties and fluctuating travel restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Exceptions in the policy remain for students residing outside of the U.S. seeking opportunities in their
When 5C student-activists arrived at Claremont McKenna College to protest two of its trustees’ investments in controversial pipeline developments, they weren’t the first ones there. Even before the protest began at the Cube midday on Nov. 19, members of CMC’s administration and security were already waiting — including an outside contracted videographer.
Although originally just a COVID-19-era necessity, test-optional admissions policies at the 5Cs may be sticking around. During the 2021-2022 admissions cycle, each of the 5Cs were test-optional, a pattern they shared with two- thirds of colleges and universities across the country. But even as classes resume in person, the 5Cs are taking a second look at their traditional testing requirements.
Claremont McKenna College experienced an attempted ransomware attack on Oct. 30, but the attack was identified within a few hours.
Despite 5C commencement ceremonies being postponed due to COVID-19, the Claremont Colleges are celebrating their seniors this weekend.