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Pennoni Honors College?

maybe1123maybe1123 Posts: 9Registered User New Member
edited March 2008 in Drexel University
I don't remember applying to the Pennoni Honors College at Drexel; however, I've apparently been accepted to the honors college and their 5 year co-op program for biomed engineering. I've also been accepted to Penn State Main Campus and I was wondering if anyone has any thoughts as to how the two colleges compare.

I haven't heard much about the Pennoni Honors College and really don't know what benefits are included. Does this guarantee housing for the time I'm there? Anyone know what the benefits of the honors college are in general.
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Replies to: Pennoni Honors College?

  • RuiL514RuiL514 Posts: 141Registered User Junior Member
    maybe1123: what were your sats and class rank?


    Here is an excerpt taken from the Drexel website While all Honors students may enjoy the many benefits offered by the Pennoni Honors College, your experience will vary according to the particular choices you make. By becoming an Honors student at Drexel, you join a thriving community of young scholars whose courses are enriched, whose social and cultural experiences are diverse, and whose academic progress receives the care it deserves. Here are some of the benefits we offer, many of which are detailed in responses to questions below:

    The option for first-year residential students to reside in a living-learning community with other Honors students. For the 2006-2007 academic year North Hall, a suite-style residence has been designated as the Honors residence.

    Enriched college studies with specially designed courses and challenging curriculum that help prepare students for graduate school and that are only open to Honors students.

    Small classes: Small class size enables students to form more fulfilling relationships with faculty and other students because they allow for more interaction and discussion.

    Priority registration for courses throughout your undergraduate career and special Honors advisement designed to prepare you for post-graduate studies.

    Scholarship opportunities: Participation in the Pennoni Honors College may help you qualify for additional scholarship support. Also, beginning with the 2007-2008 academic year, two scholarship programs will be restricted to incoming first-year Pennoni Honors College students:

    Distinguished Service Scholarship: This scholarship recognizes exemplary community service performed at the high school level. Five scholarships will be awarded each year.

    Drexel Study Abroad Scholarship: This scholarship helps to support the incorporation of foreign study and travel into the undergraduate experience. Five scholarships will be awarded each year.

    A student lounge with free printing and computer use, friendly advisors, and usually a chess game going on. A great place to relax, catch up on homework, grab a snack, or chat with friends.

    An active program of co-curricular activities and social events: movie nights, talent shows, semi-formal dances and dinners; group outings to the Opera, the Ballet, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Wilma and other theaters; to museums and historical sites and world-class conservatories; guided tours through historic Philadelphia; trips to New York and Washington, D.C.--all at no additional cost.

    Students who graduate with Distinction from the Pennoni Honors College (described below) will have their Honors designation as a permanent part of their diploma and academic record. This is a lasting mark of achievement and excellence. All graduating Honors students receive a certificate of achievement and Honors cords that are worn as a part of graduation regalia and their names receive special prominence in the Graduation Program.
  • sonssectysonssecty Posts: 325Registered User Member
    Honors housing is at 3300 Race Street now. It's quite nice!
  • juliusimaginatiojuliusimaginatio Posts: 33Registered User Junior Member
    I was accepted to Honor College too. I now decide to go.
    PSU is good, especially in engineering. If I were you, I will compare the cost between these two schools. Choose the cheeper one to go!

    To RuiL514:
    I can tell you my statue.
    SAT:1970(1360 Cr+Math), GPA: 3.6
  • sonssectysonssecty Posts: 325Registered User Member
    You can earn alot of money when you are on Coop at Drexel.
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