10 Reasons Why Parents Love Drew.


For Parents

We are family!

As a parent, you know choosing the right college is an investment your entire family makes. At Drew, we know this, too. We also know the best people to tell you what Drew is really like are other parents whose insights can shed light on your most important questions and concerns.

1) A Drew Degree Leads to Opportunities

“Drew gave my daughter an academically strong base for her intellectual growth, and the school’s internship program provided her with an inside track to success in the media world.” Shawna McCarthy, Parent of Cayley Barlowe Arbitsman ’10

2) Preparation for Top Graduate Schools

“Thomas is now at the top liberal arts school in the nation, Williams College—on a full scholarship—pursuing a master’s degree in art history.” Steve and Nancy Price, Parents of Thomas Price ’15

3) Mentoring by Prestigious Faculty

“The classes are fantastic and she has great relationships with her professors. Brittany is engaged and involved!” David and Tracy Ferrara, Parents of Brittany Ferrara ’17

4) Campus-to-City

“There are awesome opportunities for New York City internships, since the Big Apple is just a short train ride away from a station very near to the campus.” Marc-andre Lachance, Parent of Zoey Lachance ‘18

5) Hands-on Learning

“My daughter traveled to South Africa to do research in the area of medical anthropology. There, she learned directly from traditional medicine men and modern physicians.” Shelley Nadel, Parent of Leah Nadel ’18

6) Customized Paths of Study

“Students have opportunities to find what is right for them due to the broad program offerings. Our son wanted to play lacrosse and major in economics and was able to do both.” Sheraine Arbitsman, Parent of Gil Arbitsman ’07

7) Rigorous Academics

“Our son was always a high-performing student, but at Drew he went from being an excellent student to becoming a scholar.” Nancy and Steve Price, Parents of Thomas Price ’15

8) A Community of Diversity

“Drew’s small community—and its students with diverse interests and backgrounds—gave our children a feeling of freedom to explore things they had never tried before.” Jeff and Rachelle Kramer, Parents of Katherine Kramer ’12 and Jonathan Kramer ’18

9) Freedom to Pursue Multiple Interests

“Jenny is thriving at Drew. She is in three great honors and research programs—Baldwin, Civic and RISE—and also on the swimming and diving teams.” Mel Stein and Alice Salvo, Parents of Jennifer Stein ’18

10) Bang for Your Buck

“Drew’s admissions counselor worked directly with the financial aid office to advocate for our needs. I knew then that Drew would treat us like members of the community instead of like strangers.” Michelle Backe, Parent of Ashley Backe ’19