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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.

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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Application TipsApplication Tips

The Idioms of Graduate School Applications

posted by: Patricia Beavan

A helpful guide for prospective international graduate students in better understanding university applications.

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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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Student LifestyleStudent Lifestyle

How to Stay Safe on Campus as a Drexel Student

posted by: Megan Kilcullen

Personal safety is important for college students. Read tips on the best way to stay safe while pursuing your degree!

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Application TipsApplication Tips

Ask Your Guidance Counselor These Five Questions Before Applying to College

posted by: Amanda Tessler

Use your guidance counselor to your advantage by asking some of these questions.

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Tips for Choosing a Veteran-Friendly Graduate School

posted by: Angela Montgomery

A guide to finding the perfect graduate school for student-veterans.

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How to Get Involved in Graduate School Research

posted by: Amina Floyd-Murphy

Learn the importance of getting involved with research in your graduate school.

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Simplified Guide to Transferring Credits

posted by: Kelsey Kvandal

Read about how easy transferring your credits can be at Drexel.

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