Application Preparation Workshop Series
Each month, our Admissions Team and University faculty and staff offer a webinar on a different part of the application process. Join us to gain expert advice on essay writing, financial aid, portfolio preparation, and many other topics.
Insider's Guide to the Admission Committee
Thursday, September 21 from 6–7:15 p.m. ET
Curious what it's like to be an admissions counselor? Join Drexel's admissions team to learn about holistic application review and the factors that are taken into consideration while reading a file. This engaging and interactive session will utilize breakout rooms to allow you to discuss mock applications with other participants to better understand how to strengthen your own application.
Writing Personal Statements for Your College Applications
Tuesday, September 26 from 6–7:30 p.m. ET
Are you stressed out about writing your college application essay? Are you unsure about how to choose a topic that will help colleges get to know you better while reading your application? In this workshop, you will work on common essay prompts and think deeply about the particular story you are trying to tell. You and the other participants will work together drafting, sharing, analyzing, and perhaps even revising your statements. If you’ve already started your essay, feel free to bring your draft! The workshop facilitator, Prof. Dan Driscoll, is an English professor and Co-Director of the University Writing Program at Drexel University.
Crafting Your Portfolio for College Success
Thursday, October 12 from 6–7 p.m. ET
Nervous about submitting a portfolio? You’re not alone! Join our Director of Recruitment at Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, Tia James, to learn about projects that will enhance your work and quick tips on documentation and presentation techniques to perfect your college-ready portfolio. Whether you’re new to this process or about to submit your portfolio, Tia will guide you through what is really needed to make sure your work is ready for review.
Exploring Your Academic Interests
Thursday, November 16 from 6–7 p.m. ET
Do you have multiple areas of academic and professional interests? Are you not sure what major to choose? Join Drexel’s Managing Director of the Division for Exploring Students, Marna Mozeff to dive into these questions and more. You’ll go through thought-provoking activities that help you discover your values, goals and interests and how they align with different academic pathways. By knowing yourself, you are empowered to make decisions about your college career and beyond.