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Most Helpful Review for Drexel University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: DragonLove from Philadelphia, PA
  • 55 out of 59 people found this review helpful

Going into Drexel, I expected to get my degree without working too hard to get it. Let me tell you after a year of experience, that will NOT be the case if you come to school here! Regardless of your major, you will study and learn a lot! We're on a ten week quarter system so our classes are very fast-paced, but still manageable.

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  • Taylor from Trainer, PA
  • Oct-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Drexel University is a very well known and highly competitive university. The campus and its buildings are beautiful. The people you will meet there are great.

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  • Jada from Upper Darby, PA
  • Oct-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Drexel is a very career-focused school where most students already have an idea of what field they want to be in after graduation. Professors truly care about students and it is up to the students in what they make their college experience. Drexel is also a technology-driven school, so Wi-fi and computers are always available at all points of campus.

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  • Cindi from Sugarloaf, PA
  • Oct-15-2014 I am a current student here

    Drexel University is a school that I feel, is focused on preparing me for my career. I am taking classes that directly relate to my field. I am interacting with professors and other faculty that can and do help me.

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  • Jocelynn from Quarryville, PA
  • Jul-08-2014 I am a current student here

    A university full of potential opportunities. It is a great learning environment for students within a variety of majors. The administration is sometimes disorganized and frustrating.

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  • Im A from Indianapolis, IN
  • Apr-15-2014 I am a current student here

    I had had high hopes for Drexel. I was really disappointed. I think the classes are well put togethe, and I learned a lot in the classes, but the tech issues are so over the top, and I have wasted HOURS trying to understand what is needed. Some of the professors are very indifferent. Even the teachers/professors were complaining.

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  • Dana from Novato, CA
  • Apr-11-2014 I am a current student here

    It's location is excellent, since you get a variety of food and shopping from University of Pennsylvania and Center City. However, it's extremely expensive because they're constantly under construction which is awful. It's unique because it has a co-op system that gives you real world experience.

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  • Sophmore from Ocean, NJ
  • Apr-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Drexel is everything I thought it would be, excellent. The COOP program is just one of the many things that make this University stand out. My experience with administration, advisers,professors, teaching assistants and all the support staff that it takes to keep Drexel running has been overwhelmingly positive, not perfect. If you believe you have potential and want to be in an environment that you can use it, take a good look at Drexel, don't just take the tour. You'll be surprised at all the people you can speak with just by asking.

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  • BoopBoop from Philadelphia, PA
  • Mar-25-2014 I am a current student here

    This is a very dynamic and exciting school with a multitude of opportunities for social networking, career advancement, and advanced research. In addition to receiving a high quality education with tons of support from staff and advisers, there are numerous activities, events, and places on campus to build connections with people in your field of study. The location is convenient to tons of shopping, cultural, and art activities but you still won't run out of things to do and places to eat on campus.

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  • The realist from Philadelphia, PA
  • Feb-21-2014 I am a past student here

    This school is way too expensive, you could go to a much affordable school. I was scratching when I attended here. No help whatsoever from the college except for trying to suck your pockets dry.

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