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Official Class of 2014 Drexel Decisions Thread

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Replies to: Official Class of 2014 Drexel Decisions Thread

  • LAcoonassLAcoonass Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
    well thats not really what im worried about. I dont care if it is technically classified as a commuter school or not, but if the entire student body goes home(farther than just the apartments they live in) it won't be a very fun experience.
  • sarahjudithsarahjudith Registered User Posts: 207 Junior Member
    It certainly isn't the case that everyone goes home on the weekends. Do some students choose to do so? Yes. Is it the majority? Not that I know of. There are usually plenty of students around. We also have a lot of international students and those that come from across the US, so obviously they are not going home all the time. Over breaks there are significantly less students on campus, but I assume that is the case wherever you go to college.
  • TtrotbabyTtrotbaby Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
    [size=+1]Decision:ACCEPTED [/size]
    [size=+1]Major: Psychology 5-year 3 co-ops[/size]

    Stats:
    • SAT:1570
    • SAT IIs:
    • GPA:2.9
    • Rank: top 50%
    Subjective:
    • Essays: VIP so it was just a statement
    • Teacher Recs: none
    • Counselor Rec: didn't see it
    • Hook (if any):
    Location/Person:
    • State or Country:Pennsylvania
    • School Type:Public
    • Ethnicity:African American
    • Gender: Female
    Other Factors:
    General Comments:
  • cantwait42010cantwait42010 Registered User Posts: 20 New Member
    [size=+1] Decision: ACCEPTED!! [/size]
    [size=+1] Major: IAS Program [/size]

    Stats:
    • SAT: 1130/1600
    • ACT: 25 Composite
    • GPA: 3.7
    • Rank: 49/ 155
    • Other stats:
    Subjective:
    • Essays: VIP short statement
    • Teacher Recs: pretty good
    • Counselor Rec:pretty good
    • Hook (if any): leadership conferences, study abroad (?)
    Location/Person:
    • State or Country: Florida
    • School Type: Small Public
    • Ethnicity: White
    • Gender: Male
    Other Factors: honors, AP's, VIP app, decent EC's
    General Comments: Happy I'm accepted. Probably won't go if I don't get the NROTC scholarship
  • JRob105JRob105 Registered User Posts: 15 New Member
    [size=+1]Decision: Accepted [/size]
    [size=+1]Major: Chemical Engineering[/size]

    Stats:
    • SAT: 1260/1750 (But I didn't send them)
    • ACT: 31 (I sent these)
    • SAT IIs: Didn't take them
    • GPA: 2.72/3.62
    • Rank:269/464
    • Other stats: Academic Achievement Scholar
    Subjective:
    • Essays: Decent
    • Teacher Recs: Could have been better
    • Counselor Rec: I have no idea
    • Hook (if any): My mom has a close friend who has a close friend whos VP of engineering so idk
    Location/Person:
    • State or Country: New Jersey
    • School Type: Public
    • Ethnicity: African American
    • Gender: Female
    Other Factors: I took a couple of classes at the local community college
    General Comments:I'm VERY surprised I got in, but so excited. Drexel is one of my top choices
  • akassamakassam Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    Decision: ACCEPTED
    Major: Mass Communications

    Stats:
    SAT: 1740
    SAT IIs: 530 lit/ 580 us history
    GPA: 3.97
    Rank: no class rank
    Other stats:
    Subjective:
    [ *] Essays: good
    [ *] Teacher Recs: good
    [ *] Counselor Rec: good
    [ *] Hook (if any): Community Service, Culture, Leadership
    [ b]Location/Person:[/b]
    State or Country: California
    School Type: Catholic
    Ethnicity: Indian/ African
    Gender: female
    [ b]Other Factors:[/b]
    General Comments: Seriously considering this school, but still not sure. Waiting for other acceptances.
  • minzminz Registered User Posts: 150 Junior Member
    [size=+1]Decision: Accepted [/size]
    [size=+1]Major: Engineering[/size]

    Stats:
    • SAT: 1900 (They didn't get my other score)
    • SAT IIs: 690 Math (They didn't get my other score), 760 Chem, 620 History
    • GPA: 3.97 UW/ 4.5+ W
    • Rank: 9/402
    • Other stats: ACT: 31 (They didn't get my other score)
    Subjective:
    • Essays: Not my best.
    • Teacher Recs: None, I took advantage of the VIP app
    • Counselor Rec: Great!
    • Hook (if any): First Gen, Asian female living with single parent (?)
    Location/Person:
    • State or Country: CA
    • School Type: Public, not very competitive until you get to the top 10 spots, AP/IB school
    • Ethnicity: Asian
    • Gender: F
    Other Factors:VIP application? I don't know.
    General Comments: The folder is really cool! I got the 16k scholarship, and congrats to everyone who got into Drexel!
  • strawberrieeestrawberrieee Registered User Posts: 55 Junior Member
    [size=+1]Decision: ACCEPTED to PENNONI HONORS COLLEGE[/size]
    [size=+1]Major: Marketing 5-year 3 co-ops [/size]

    Stats:
    * SAT: 2060 superscored (CR 590 M 780 W 690 Essay 8) - Remember I'm an international one.
    * SAT IIs: 760 Chem - 750 Maths I - 800 Maths II
    * GPA: 8.9/10 (in Vietnamese scale it's in Excellent range)
    * Rank: Top 3

    Subjective:

    * Essays: A good one about my love for business.
    * Teacher Recs: Good from Mathematics Teacher
    * Counselor Rec: Good
    * Hook (if any):

    Location/Person:
    * State or Country: Vietnam
    * School Type: a public High School for the Gifted
    * Ethnicity: Asian
    * Gender: Female

    Other Factors:
    General Comments: I love Drexel and its co-op program and its Pennoni, but it just gave me 16.000USD/year. I'm negotiating, and waiting for news from Lehigh and BYU.
  • Soccer102592Soccer102592 Registered User Posts: 1,205 Senior Member
    Accepted
    Mechanical Engineering

    Gpa - 2.98(83)
    SATs - M670 CR530 W480
    Rank - 152/295 bottom 50%
    Courseload - a few honors
    EC's - Varsity Soccer
    Location - NY
    School Type - Public
    Gender - Male
    Ethnicity - White
    Essay - 5/10
    Teacher Rec - 8/10
    Conselour Rec - 3/10
    Hook - none
  • apples & bananasapples & bananas Registered User Posts: 239 Junior Member
    [size=+1]Decision: Accepted[/size]
    [size=+1]Major: Mathematics[/size]

    Stats:
    • SAT: 580 CR 670 M 600 W (1850)
    • SAT IIs: none
    • GPA: school doesn't calculate
    • Rank: school doesn't rank
    • Other stats:
    Subjective:
    • Essays: I was confident
    • Teacher Recs: great
    • Counselor Rec: probably good
    • Hook (if any): none
    Location/Person:
    • State or Country: NJ
    • School Type: Prep
    • Gender: female
    Other Factors:
    General Comments: safety school. expected to get in.
  • greengrlgreengrl Registered User Posts: 33 Junior Member
    Accepted - Art History

    1900/2400 3.83 W 3.4 UW

    catholic high school in Florida

    hispanic
  • pl8888pl8888 Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    [size=+1]Decision: Accepted [/size]
    [size=+1]Major: Engineering (undecided) [/size]

    Stats:
    • SAT: 600 R 720 M 550 W
    • SAT IIs: 680 Bio-E / 610 Chem / 660 M-II
    • ACT: 30
    • GPA: 3.34 UW & 4.09 W
    Location/Person:
    • State or Country: PA
    • School Type: Public
    • Gender: Male
  • lexlex88lexlex88 Registered User Posts: 10 New Member
    Decision: Accepted
    Major: mechanical engineering

    Stats:
    SAT:600 R 670 M 640 W
    SAT IIs: math 1: 710 math 2: 720
    GPA: 3.91 w 3.85 uw
    Rank: 16/307

    Subjective:
    Essays: average
    Teacher Recs: decent i think i didn't get to read them
    Counselor Rec: good i hope but again i don't know

    Location/Person:
    State or Country: Pennsylvania
    School Type: Public
    Ethnicity: White
    Gender: female
  • fittedhatsfittedhats Registered User Posts: 60 Junior Member
    Decision: Accepted
    Major: Entertainment & Arts Management

    Stats:
    SAT: 1880 Super, but they only saw my 1820
    SAT IIs: 580 Literature, 570 Mathematics Level 1
    GPA: 3.54 (I believe weighted..)
    Rank: 79/252
    Other stats: ACT: 28 (They didn't get it)
    Subjective:
    Essays: VIP Application short essay, horrible.
    Teacher Recs: One, pretty good.
    Counselor Rec: Did not see, but decent I guess.
    Hook (if any): First Generation, Volunteer Hours,
    Location/Person:
    State or Country: MA
    School Type: Public, badly ranked.
    Ethnicity: Asian
    Gender: F
    Other Factors: VIP application.
    General Comments: Extremely disappointed. Not to sound ungrateful, but it was a safety and I had originally picked Music Business as a major. Waited 4 months later to find out I got in, but took them 3 months to tell me to switch majors/their MB program -just- became exclusive. If I had known I would have sent in a full and better application! GRR.
  • davh01davh01 Registered User Posts: 229 Junior Member
    Decision: Accepted
    Major: Bio

    Stats:
    SAT: 2100
    GPA: 4.25
    Rank: n/a
    Other stats: 9APs
    Hook (if any): none

    Location/Person:
    State or Country: VA
    School Type: Public
    Ethnicity: Asian
    Gender: Male

    General Comments: Do not plan to attend.
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