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This school is complete garbage.BrightMechanical Engineering
This school is complete garbage. My adviser screwed me over by registering me for the wrong math and physics classes on my FIRST term. Now I have to take three courses during the summer. Almost all of my teacher have been terrible and could not care less about the students. Every single one of my TAs have no idea how to teach. I even had one that refused to teach and just let us leave every class. There quarter system is awful and makes everything extremely rushed. You are taking exams it seems like every other week leaving no time to prepare or study. The only thing good about this school is the coop program. But you would be much better off going to any other school and just taking a semester off to do an internship. This fact basically makes the coop program useless. I would not recommend going to this school for any reason. Please look deeper into your other options! Please stay FAR FAR AWAY from this hell hole.
1st Year Male -- Class 1920
Scholastic Success: B-, Innovation: F
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Drexel is a school that leaves me conflicted.BrightEngineering Department
Drexel is a school that leaves me conflicted. On one end, the COOPs are excellent at getting practical job experience. On the other hand, the quality of education seems to be hit or miss and is almost unbearable when combined with the unforgiving 20 credit workload of mostly engineering classes for the first two years. Expect to learn at least 1-2 of your classes by yourself per quarter as these classes will usually have very difficult tests and useless professors. However, the other classes will typically have excellent professors.
1st Year Male -- Class 2019
Faculty Accessibility: B+, University Resource Use: D+
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I'm an Interactive Digital Media (design and programming)Super BrilliantDesign Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc
I'm an Interactive Digital Media (design and programming) major in the Westphal College of Media Arts and Design. While one might thing that an arts major is an easier plan of study, it really is not. Every class I take is relevant to my field and pushes me to work the hardest I ever have, and I learn a lot. I am actually a transfer student from another university, who used to be a physics major. I can easily say that this design program (which is heavily group projects and long term assignments) is much more difficult than science and math courses which are mainly exam based. Drexel's design school is one of the best out there- especially when you consider coop. Coop provides students with 6 months of intensive work experience in their field, and typically is paid. The first two and a half years of study are prepping your portfolio for coop, so take it seriously! Even the basic intro courses will leave you with some of your best work, so don't slack.Drexel University as a whole isn't for the faint-hearted. This is a school for students that are ambitious, hard-working, and persistent. If you don't have these qualities, you won't succeed here.
1st Year Female -- Class 2018
Education Quality: A+, Individual Value: C
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