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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Drexel uses the money it asks of you. it may be a lot but once you see all the services it provides you at no extra cost you'll see it's worth it. Teachers want to see their students succeed and provide flexible office hours and more often than not have TAs with their own office hours, not to mention tutoring centers for various subjects. So long as a student is willing to put a lot a (hard) work in, they'll be satisfied with the challenge Drexel provides and the knowledge and experiences they'll have under their belt when they get their diploma.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: One of Drexel's biggest draw is its coop program. There's many options to learn more about exactly what you want or to branch out a bit and get experience in something new.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Drexel cares about the safety of its students. Drexel police can be seen around and a student can call an escort to walk them to their destination if they feel unsafe.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I haven't seen much of the impact that Greeks have done in the school. At the moment it just seems like a good resume builder as some of the houses are for students who excelled in some facet of their academics

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Drexel University is generous with its resources to aid in a students success, making it worth the money

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The only reason I came to Drexel is for co-op so I could get a job post grad

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Some classes are way too big like my differential equations class. The content is too difficult to teach to 150 students at once. Most of my major specific classes have great size and the professors are great.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Most public safety people don't seem like they have any training or could do anything to help me in an emergency.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Campus housing is SUPER overpriced and there are often problems with most buildings.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Greek life is great but there's a big divide between nationally recognized PHC chapters and non PHC chapters which is unfair in terms of funding and campus activities.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: No one cares about our teams because they aren't very good. If we start winning basketball again this will probably change.

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: A lot of administration officials are incredibly unhelpful

3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: If you are a commuter taking night classes and want to take the shuttle bus, good luck with that.

3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: There aren't that many good parties on campus

4 College Sophomore

Academics: Teachers encourage you to do the best that you can

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4 College Sophomore

Diversity: It is not the most diverse campus but students here are very accepting of one another

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4 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: There are alcohol and drug usage but its not prominent around campus

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The professors have been able to ease me into my new year at Drexel University. The classes and the equipment are great and produce and sxcellent learning environment.

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4 College Senior

Overall Experience: Getting a job is part of the coursework here.

3 College Senior

Overall Experience: Some good experiences, some bad experiences.

4 College Senior

Health & Safety: 5 different police departments in the area.

2 College Senior

Campus Housing: Some buildings are old and all are expensive.

3 College Senior

Athletics: Not a real interest in sports here.

3 College Senior

Overall Experience: Professors are hit and miss.

3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: There's always something to do in center city and it's very easy to get there through public transportation.

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Some students complain about the "Drexel Shaft" screwing up their scheduling or billing, or a poor professor. The truth is that students will find red tape headaches and unfortunate instructors at just about every university. As long as students are picky about the professors and classes they enroll in, they can surely guarantee a positive academic experience. The University is filled with incredible professors that are more than willing to impart their professional wisdom. The Drexel Co-op is Drexel's strongest selling point, and many students come here specifically for that program. Some can't wait to graduate and zip through their classes, concentrating more on their co-op, as they feel it gives them more valuable experience. This vocational approach of the student works against the joy of the college learning experience. Some students scoff at the idea of taking electives in other academic concentrations, which they might enjoy or which could make them a more well-rounded person.

The hurry to graduate is mostly because of the fact that co-ops usually require students to stay at Drexel for five years. Students load up on courses when they are in school, try just to pass them, and complete their programs as soon as possible. This does not need to be the case, and the students that realize this earlier on tend to be immensely happier than the aforementioned students. It's unfortunate that this facet of students at Drexel feels this rush, but most of the other students relish their college experience and the various benefits Drexel has to offer. Most students are thrilled they went to Drexel in the end. The co-op is an invaluable experience that puts students ahead in the job race after graduation (it also beats any menial college job).

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