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Admissions Blog

Our Admissions Blog gives you the insider's view of Drexel University. From helpful hints about the admissions process to a preview of life on campus and in Philadelphia, you'll learn more from those who know it best.

Contributors to the blog are part of the Drexel community and come from a variety of different backgrounds. Each one shares different insights that will help readers along the journey as a Drexel Dragon.

Questions and AnswersWhy Drexel?

Transferring to a Quarter Schedule, Explained

posted by: Jennifer Brown

Drexel operates on a quarter schedule, so what does that mean for a transfer student?

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Why DrexelWhy Drexel?

An Admissions Counselor's Honest Opinion on the Quarter System

posted by: Catherine Campbell-Perna

Learn about how a quarter calendar compares to semesters — and why it may be better for you as a student!

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Why DrexelWhy Drexel?

Five Reasons International Students Should Consider U.S. Universities

posted by: Jeannie D'Agostino

For students coming from outside of the U.S., figuring out which country to study in is all about fit.

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Questions and AnswersWhy Drexel?

The Importance of Networking as a Graduate Student

posted by: Angela Montgomery

It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.

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Around PhiladelphiaAround Philadelphia

Things to Do in Philadelphia on a Budget

posted by: Jennifer Brown

A reflection on the city of Philadelphia.

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Questions and AnswersQuestions and Answers

What Is A Transfer Student? An Admissions Counselor Explains

posted by: Kelsey Kvandal

Students often ask "which application should I fill out?" This post seeks to define the transfer student and demystify who should complete a transfer application.

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Around PhiladelphiaAround Philadelphia

A Guide to the Best Coffee Shops Near Drexel

posted by: Amina Floyd-Murphy

If there is one thing that is incredibly important to any graduate school experience, it is knowing where to get the best cup of coffee. In my time on Drexel University's campus, I have had a few great (and not so great) experiences finding that perfect cup of caffeinated joy!

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Why DrexelWhy Drexel?

Introducing the First College Access Academy at Drexel University

posted by: Bernetta McCall-Millonde

Learn about the launch of the College Access Academy at Drexel University.

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Cooperative EducationCooperative Education

This is How a Drexel Co‑op Really Sets You Apart

posted by: Kevin Murray

Hear from a Drexel Alum and Admissions Counselor about the benefits of cooperative education.

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