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Sowmya Renukuntla
Digital Marketing Intern

Hometown: Cupertino, CA

Alma Mater: Monta Vista High School

Year I Joined Undergraduate Admission: 2021

I Think SCU Is a Great University Because: It is a small school that allows students and faculty alike to build stronger connections with one another and is located in the heart of Silicon Valley, making it ideal for students looking to grow professionally across disciplines. 

Favorite Class in College: Introduction to Business 

Hobbies & Interests: cooking, watching chefs cook on Youtube, reading, and painting.

Fun Fact: I’ve lived in the Bay Area my entire life!


Look no further for the perfect list of summer recommendations. Everything from TV shows to podcasts to snacks - the Santa Clara Admission team and student ambassadors share some of our favorites from the past year!

Curious about the kinds of courses you can take at Santa Clara? College is a time to explore various interests and find your passions. These 9 courses will broaden your perspective and open your mind to new ideas and ways of thinking.

As part of the Santa Clara application, you will be asked to complete two supplemental short-answer essay questions that are specific to our university. We’re looking to see why you envision yourself as a part of our community. Learn how best to approach these questions from the counselors who read your application!

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