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Parts of an Application

Applications of course differ from one another, but many have similar elements. Each piece of the application provides a vital piece of the puzzle for your reviewers. As you prepare your application, think about the ways that these components will together paint a picture of you. 

Common elements include:  

Online Application:

This often includes resume-like education and work experience sections.


Often a personal statement and a proposal-specific essay. In some applications, these elements are split into short answer questions. 


Find out if your application will require an official transcript or will accept an unofficial one. Visit DrexelOne or contact the Center for Scholar Development to obtain transcripts for your application.

Letters of Recommendation:

Letters of recommendation are a vital piece of your application. Learn how to get the best ones you can.