Application Preparation Workshop Series
This Application Preparation Workshop Series is designed to offer tools to students, families, and counselors through the college application process. Each month, our Admissions Team and University faculty and staff will 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.
Crafting your Portfolio for College Success
Thursday, October 15 at 6 p.m. ET
Nervous about submitting a portfolio? You're not alone! Join our Director of Recruitment at the Westphal College of Media Arts and Design Katie Gross to learn about projects that will enhance your work, 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, Katie will guide you through what is really needed to make sure your work is ready for review.
Exploring Your Academic Interests
Wednesday, November 11 at 6 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.
Financing a College Education
Tuesday, December 8 at 6 p.m. ET
The cost of a college degree is an important factor to consider when looking for the right fit university, but there's more to the story than just the price tag. It's never too early to start thinking about the financial aid process and the different types of financing options available to students. Hosted by the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions Jalil Davis, this session will will guide you through information about types of aid, how to apply for grants and scholarships and resources to find outside scholarships through various organizations.
Insider's Guide to the Admission Committee
Are you wondering what the admissions committee is looking for when they review applications for admission? Watch Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions Christie Ruggiere and workshop facilitator and Admissions Counselor Christine Delong in this pre-recorded college application workshop: Insider’s Guide To the Admissions Committee. Find out what colleges are looking for!
Writing Personal Statements for Your College Applications
Are you working through the college application process and in need of essay-writing assistance? Watch Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions Christie Ruggiere along with workshop facilitator and Drexel English professor Scott Warnock in this pre-recorded college application workshop: Writing Personal Statements for Your College Applications. Don’t let the college essay stress you out any longer!