Quiz: Which NYC Semester is Right for You?


NYC Semester Quiz

If having access to the New York City leaders and game changers who bring art, media, finance, theatre, social enterprise and international relations to life appeals to you, you’re ready for Drew.

Our unique semesters in the city provide the kind of hands-on learning and mentorship you won’t find anywhere else. Take this short quiz to find out which one speaks to your soul.

1. Pick a TV Show
Black Mirror
The Crown
BoJack Horseman
2. Pick a Movie Quote
"I sat in a garage and invented the future because artists lead and hacks ask for a show of hands!"—Steve Jobs
"I observe the facts, without biases of the head or heart. I determine the arc's path, stroll leisurely to its terminus, and the truth falls at my feet."—Knives Out
"As king, you need to understand that balance and respect all the creatures, from the crawling ant to the leaping antelope."—Lion King
"I used to want to save the world, this beautiful place. But I knew so little then. It is a land of magic and wonder, worth cherishing in every way."—Wonder Woman
"Laws change. Social systems crumble. Universal truths are constant. It is a fact—it is a plain fact—that what is true and right is true and right for all."—12 Years A Slave
"Show me the money!"—Jerry Maguire
"City of Stars, are you shining just for me?"—La La Land
3. Pick an Adjective
4. Pick a famous face who visited Drew
Mira Jacob (writer and graphic artist)
Joe Biden (former Vice President of the United States)
Morning Joe with Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski (news journalists)
NPR: The Politics Podcast
James Earl Jones (movie and stage actor)
Neil deGrasse Tyson (astrophysicist)
Samantha Bee (comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actress, and television host)
5. What is your Starbucks order?
Vanilla latte
Green tea
Caramel macchiato
Flat white
Chai latte
Cold brew
6. ___ is power
7. Pick a Best Picture
Shape of Water
8. Pick a Drew event to attend
Community service project
First-year NYC trip
Writers@Drew lecture
Black Box Theatre performance
UN HQ trip
Korn Gallery exhibit
Shark Tank presentation
NYC Semester Quiz
You Got: Drew’s Semester on Contemporary Art
The New York Semester on Contemporary Art is one of the highlights of Drew’s art and art history programs. Meet painters, sculptors, printmakers and photographers in their studios. Speak to art critics and dealers in the galleries of Chelsea. Analyze great works at the Museum of Modern Art. Take in public installations around the city. Lose yourself in the moment.
NYC Semester Quiz
You Got: Drew’s Semester at the United Nations
Observe the inner workings of international diplomacy—up close. With an on-site classroom, you’ll have unparalleled access to the ground floor of geopolitics. Meet with members of the U.N. Secretariat as well as the delegations, special agencies and non-government organizations. Attend meetings, conduct interviews and gather data for your research project. We are the world.
NYC Semester Quiz
You Got: Drew’s Semester on Communications and Media
From historic Madison Avenue to present-day Silicon Alley, study in the media capital of the communications world. Learn from public relations, advertising and media professionals in the places where content is created, stories are conveyed and information is consumed. Take a critical look at New York City’s media industry; examine the making of—and meaning behind—the messages and the technological, artistic, ethical and moral issues at play. Back to you.
NYC Semester Quiz
You Got: Drew’s Semester on New York Theatre
See today’s hottest stage productions and meet the artists who bring them to life. Take in theatre history through tours and museum visits. Hone your technique in hands-on workshops. Partner with a major professional theatre company and your fellow students to create an original ensemble performance piece—experience the thrill of being onstage to premiere it in New York City. Spend one day a week during the semester observing, learning and creating. During spring break, you’ll live in the city all week to rehearse and perform your new ensemble show with the support of professional theatre mentors. Live for the applause!
NYC Semester Quiz
You Got: Drew’s Semester on Social Entrepreneurship
Examine the ways change agents put ideas into action and discover how nonprofit organizations apply business techniques to address the world’s most serious problems. Determine when and if nonprofits are the appropriate institutions to tackle social issues. Explore which economic factors drive nonprofit decision-making. Then, design your own solution to a real-world challenge, working with an actual social change organization. Make that change!
NYC Semester Quiz
You Got: Drew’s Semester on Wall Street
Goldman Sachs. The New York Stock Exchange. The Federal Reserve. Explore New York’s financial world close up and speak with the men and women who make the decisions, execute the trades, manage the funds, plan the mergers and regulate the activity. Take a critical look at Wall Street’s operations, learn the economics behind the transactions, explore the district’s history and consider ethical and moral issues. Your experience will undoubtedly be a sound investment.
NYC Semester Quiz
You Got: Drew's Semester on Museums and Cultural Management
Venture into the museum and cultural capital that attracts thinkers, artists, ethnographers and historians from around the world. Inside the city’s vast array of historic sites, art institutions and cultural centers, consider how museums both reflect and define who we are.

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