Drexel University’s main campus is located in Philadelphia, PA and, overall, the school contains about 1,000 medical students. The school emphasizes the intersection between research and clinical care and has research centers for nanomedicine and neuroengineering. Drexel’s clinical care practice “patient-focused practice emphasizing quality, innovation and community service.”
Drexel’s mission statement emphasizes diversity alongside a spirit of collaboration of research and clinical sciences. They are known for their dedicated faculty and commitment to students who are experiencing hardship.
Drexel University’s 2016 Secondary Application Essay Questions:
• No word count. We suggest aiming for about 500-1000 words.
• Applicants should use single-spacing and 12-point font.
Secondary Application Essays:
1. Provide details about any interruption or time away from education (excluding breaks/vacations).
You should use this space to indicate if you have taken time away from school for any personal, health or other reason. This includes any gap between high school and college.
2. What have you been doing since graduation if you graduated over 6 months ago.
You should use this space to explain what you have been doing since the last time you were in school. If you have been out of school for a few years, be sure to detail not just your job or work, but also volunteer and other activities you have been participating in to keep your knowledge fresh, such as taking classes or shadowing.
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Jessica Pishko graduated with a J.D. from Harvard Law School and received an M.F.A. from Columbia University. She spent two years guiding students through the medical school application process at Columbia’s PostBacc Program and teaches writing at all levels.