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The quarter system is dumb hard.AveragePublic Health
The quarter system is dumb hard. You'll relax the first week or two, and all of a sudden you have 4 midterms, 2 essays, and a project to do by next week. The academic advisors are so unhelpful, they'll take day off's in the middle of the week during the first few weeks of the term where you need to switch your schedule around, or the last few weeks where you need to plan for the next term. The only thing you really pay for is the chance of getting a decent co-op, which only business and engineering students really get the best of.

I was in greek life for a bit. It's cool if you just want a certain squad of friends and no one else. You don't really get to meet a lot of other people if you're in Greek life, just the way it is and the way it turns you. A lot of hot girls and activities though, but there's hot girls and activities all around the city if you put the effort in.

2nd Year Male -- Class 2018
University Resource Use/ spending: A+, Collaboration/Competitive: F
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The building is old, dirty, and in shambles.Quite BrightNursing
The building is old, dirty, and in shambles. Everything is always disorganized and a lot of the faculty can't get it together. Their email server is the most primitive I have ever seen (I was around when email started, so I would know). All these things would be excusable if the teaching quality was up to par, but that's not the case. They shouldn't be expanding their program without adequate qualified staff. Instructors should hold a minimum of a PhD, period. The quality of instruction visibly suffers in the nursing department with lower levels of education. Who cares about quantity if you lose quality?
1st Year Female -- Class 2017
Surrounding City: B, Faculty Accessibility: F
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Avoid going here.Quite BrightPreLaw and Legal
Avoid going here. The entire Drexel beauracratic system is a money grab. You pay tuition during your internships (co-op). You even pay tuition during summer breaks and open quarters. The course offerings are rigged to force students to take additional quarters to graduate. This place is not worth 30-40k a year in tuition, especially since no one has heard of the university outside of Pennsylvania. The facilities are subpar, each meal in the cafeteria costs around 10-12 dollars. They literally have fees for EVERYTHING. The tuition bills are cunningly due BEFORE financial aid disbursements so they can collect a late fee of about 300 dollars each quarter.I recommend attending UPENN, Temple or Penn State which are ten times the school for 1/4th the price. Do yourself a favor and avoid life long debt and go to a much better school. If I have at least convinced one person to avoid this debt trap then I have done my job. I have transferred to another instate University and am GLAD I LEFT DREXEL.
1st Year Male -- Class 2017
Surrounding City: B+, Education Quality: F
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