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Financial Aid.

StepIntoThisRealityStepIntoThisReality Registered User Posts: 101 Junior Member
edited August 2005 in Drexel University
Does Drexel give good merit scholarships and financial aid to students like me? My goods are over here. Thanks.
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Replies to: Financial Aid.

  • DVMMOMDVMMOM Registered User Posts: 122 Junior Member
    Yes, Drexel will love your SATs and will offer you merit aid. How much? Who knows. They have a well known Co-op program with real life paid work experiences that can really help students who are struggling financially. Lots of CC members dis Drexel but I think they are worth keeping on your list.
  • taxguytaxguy Registered User Posts: 6,629 Senior Member
    You REALLY need to visit Drexel. We visited them because my wife attended there for two years. The cafeteria easily had the worst food among any campus that I have visited. It was even a visting parent's weekend, and the food was horrible. The cafeteria decor was dark and dingy.

    The dorms were also rather old and dilapadated in looks. If you walk a couple of blocks away from Drexel, you get into some hard core inner city. I didn't get any warm furries for safety.

    However, my wife did feel that Drexel gave her a good education. She just hated everything else about the school.
  • DVMMOMDVMMOM Registered User Posts: 122 Junior Member
    I agree that their food service was grim. Maybe it will be better after the remodel that was in progress when we visited. The dorm rooms we visited were bigger and in better condition than many we saw at other colleges. George Washington's dorms are pretty shabby and everyone sings their praises. What is that about? Now for the neighborhood rap. Are you kidding? It's across the street from University of Pennsylvania! There are lots of cute shops and cafes, decent public transportation, interesting ethnic shopping nearby, fancy stores a few blocks away. For students looking for a big city experience, the neighborhood seems right on target. You want to see a tough neighborhood, take a look at Temple or USC or University of Chicago!
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