For a better experience, click the Compatibility Mode icon above to turn off Compatibility Mode, which is only for viewing older websites.

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.

Why DrexelWhy Drexel?

Choosing a College During COVID-19

posted by: Melissa Pennestri

Follow these college search tips during this unprecedented time.

Read Full Post
Application TipsApplication Tips

Top Five Questions to Ask Your Counselor While Preparing for Your Senior Year

posted by: Cheryl Tevlin

Explore these tips for how to make the most of your junior year meeting with your high school counselor.

Read Full Post
Application TipsApplication Tips

Researching a College: Use All of Your Resources

posted by: Kevin Murray

Due to the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation across the world, the college search process has been disrupted. However, thanks to extensive technological resources, you can get so much information and learn so much about Drexel online.

Read Full Post
Meet The AuthorMeet The Author

Meet the Author: Abigail Dixon

posted by: Abigail Dixon

Abigail Dixon is an Admissions Counselor on the Undergraduate Admissions team. In her free time, she enjoys trying new recipes in the kitchen and long walks in the park.

Read Full Post
Meet The AuthorMeet The Author

Meet the Author: Marc Vallone

posted by: Marc Vallone

Marc Vallone is the Associate Director of International Admissions at Drexel. In his free time, he enjoys reading, hiking, listening to Bruce Springsteen, and wondering if something is as funny to other people as he finds it to be.

Read Full Post
Meet The AuthorMeet The Author

Meet the Author: Melissa Pennestri

posted by: Melissa Pennestri

Melissa Pennestri is the director of undergraduate admissions at Drexel. She spends her free time with her husband and two sons (when they make time for her).

Read Full Post
Why DrexelWhy Drexel?

A Note about Drexel's Virtual Admitted Students Events

posted by: Michael Keaton

Despite current events, Drexel University is finding new and innovative ways for admitted students to celebrate and engage with admission representatives.

Read Full Post
Questions and AnswersQuestions and Answers

What is Readmission?

posted by: Jennifer Brown

If you are a student who attended Drexel in the past and now want to return to finish your degree, check out these next steps for the readmission process that's right for you.

Read Full Post
Why DrexelWhy Drexel?

Drexel's Commitment to College Access for All

posted by: Bernetta McCall-Millonde

Learn about the different college access initiatives at Drexel.

Read Full Post