We Can Find Your Yoda In Seven Questions.

yodaiconWe Can Find Your Yoda In Seven Questions.

Like Yoda, Drew’s brilliant professors take you under their wing, spark your intellectual curiosity and help you take off. Find your Yoda by answering these questions.
1. What was your favorite subject in high school?
Art/Music
P.E.
English/History
Science/Math
2. On a typical Saturday, what are you most likely up to?
Volunteering
Binging Netflix
Studying / Working on a hobby
Watching sports / Hanging with friends
3. Which tv character do you aspire to be?
Sheldon Cooper (The Big Bang Theory)
Daryl Dixon (The Walking Dead)
Leslie Knope (Parks and Recreation)
Cookie Lyons (Empire)
4. What are you most looking forward to in college?
Showing off your talents
Studying abroad
Being active
Interning / Researching
5. Pick a word that describes you best.
Passionate
Ambitious
Curious
Thoughtful
6. Pick a superpower.
Superspeed
Clairvoyance
Time travel
Weather control
7. What do you look for in a mentor?
Someone who can connect your talents and interests with a path that makes sense
Someone who will collaborate on projects and get you published
Someone who has professional experience and contacts outside of the classroom
Someone who will motivate you and test your limits
WE CAN FIND YOUR YODA IN SEVEN QUESTIONS.
Jessica Lakin
You got Jessica Lakin, professor of psychology and faculty advisor of Drew’s Social Psychology Lab, which is home to a number of student research projects. Professor Lakin is an experimental social psychologist and her research explores nonconscious behavioral mimicry, social cognition and the self. Never one to hold a boring class, she mixes up her lectures by incorporating cartoons, video clips and relaxation techniques. She’s also published several articles demonstrating the effectiveness of different teaching activities and holds a 4.9 out of 5 overall rating on ratemyprofessors.com. Not too shabby.
WE CAN FIND YOUR YODA IN SEVEN QUESTIONS.
Rodney Gilbert
You got Rodney Gilbert, a lecturer in our Princeton Review Top-10 Theatre Program. He's a tough teacher, but if you want to learn and laugh, he’s the mentor for you. Specializing in acting, directing and speech, Rodney is extremely helpful, personable and really cares about his students. He has conducted workshops as far as Johannesburg, South Africa and was recently presented with an award in civic engagement at Drew. His students say “his sense of style is absolutely phenomenal” and he carries an impressive 4.8 overall rating out of a possible 5 on ratemyprofessors.com. Scene!
WE CAN FIND YOUR YODA IN SEVEN QUESTIONS.
Adam Cassano
You got Adam Cassano, associate professor of chemistry and co-director of Drew’s Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program. Professor Cassano’s research explores the amazing catalytic power of enzymes involved in phosphoryl transfer. We do not know what that means, but he assures us it is one of the most important chemical reactions in biology. Being mentored by him means you will have access to independent research opportunities, feedback, collaboration and numerous $5 words we don’t understand.
WE CAN FIND YOUR YODA IN SEVEN QUESTIONS.
Christa Racine
You got Christa Racine, associate director of Drew athletics and head women’s soccer coach. Self-described as “competitive as they come,” she is the program’s all-time leader in wins. Racine has also been named the Coach of the Year at Drew three times and DIII Coach of the Year by the College Soccer Association of New Jersey. She has led teams to 15 conference playoff appearances, seven ECAC Tournament appearances and two NCAA Tournaments. Equal parts coach and teacher, Racine will keep you on the ball—on and off the field.
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