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SVP – The Semester Kick-off

Last week we began our orientation week for SVP Fall 2014, which was filled with a wide range activities. Everyone moved into their apartments on Labor Day Weekend and orientation began on the following Tuesday. We began orientation by reviewing … Continue reading

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In Memory of Barton Evans ’70

Yesterday, Claremont McKenna College lost a great leader in Bart Evans ’70. A trustee of the College for nearly 15 years, Bart gave his all to every committee, sub-committee, and organization that called on him to serve. His vision inspired … Continue reading

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The Best 4 Years of Your Life, by Bailey Masullo

As a college student, I’m constantly hearing how I should enjoy the best four years of my life, take advantage of it while I can, and how you’ll wish you could go back to college. I can see where they’re … Continue reading

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Warriors, by Kevin McNamara

The Silicon Valley Program has afforded me a number of awesome and rewarding experiences outside of work and the classroom in my time so far here. As a big basketball fan, once such experience has been our trip to Oracle … Continue reading

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Not the Work Itself, but the People, by Nicole Yicong Lin

I don’t know if it’s too early to say this: Equinix is AWESOME! Equinix’s headquarter (my SVP internship home-away-from home) is like a delicate glass box floating on the water. Looking through the window, you can see a huge lake, … Continue reading

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Real Life, by Sarah Chung

At this point, we’re approaching the end of week 2 on our internships and I’ve had the honor of writing the first blog post of our semester. It’s already been a wild ride and seems like I’ve been here for … Continue reading

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A Change in Perspective, by Palin Liu

Prior to the Silicon Valley Program, I had set myself an ambitious 5-year “career plan”. I was planning to finish my undergraduate degree in Economics-Accounting in 4 years, and complete my Masters of Finance degree in the following year. Afterwards, … Continue reading

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Venture Funded Big Data Analytics Startup, by Ankit Sud

Random jumble of buzz words or a description of my workplace this semester? Not surprisingly, both. In typical Silicon Valley fashion, this blog post will focus on metrics (2 to be exact). “Traffic” and “conversion” are metrics I have come … Continue reading

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An Epic Battle, by Ducky Duckworth

This post is not about how cool my internship is, how much I am learning in class, how little free time I have, or how Mountain View compares to Claremont (there are more trains).  This post is about the epic … Continue reading

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My Silicon Valley Experience, by Michael Franklin

Joe inspired me to write a little poem for y’all so that is how I will start my post: On a hot summer day in mid July A little boy named Michael began to cry He hated his current internship … Continue reading

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