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Nate Bleadorn

Assistant Director of Admission

Emailnate.bleadorn@drake.edu

Phone: 515-271-2090

Territory: St. Louis and eastern Missouri, including zip codes beginning with 630-639, 650-652, 654-655; Southern Illinois, including zip codes beginning with 620-629; Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, the Virgin Islands

Educational Background: BSBA & MBA, Drake University

Hometown: Waverly, Iowa

Three interesting things about Nate:

  1. My father and brother were both college cheerleaders, and I was a cheerleader here at Drake.
  2. I enjoy traveling, and I studied abroad in China, Uganda, and The Bahamas.
  3. I was part of the team that made the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest custard pie fight.

Why do you love Drake? It’s great to see how Drake students make an impact on our campus from the moment they arrive. Drake students impress me week in and week out with their accomplishments. 

What is your favorite thing to do in Des Moines? I like experiencing the music and arts scene. Des Moines has a wide array of offerings like off-Broadway productions, sold out arena shows, music festivals, and acoustic open mic nights.

Advice for prospective students: Visit early, and visit often. Spend time on campuses getting to know programs, professors, and students.

 

Important Admission Dates

Monday-Friday - Schedule an individual visit to tour Drake

Now - Entering first year and transfer students can apply for fall 2018.

Now -Already admitted? Enroll for Fall 2018

Select Dates in July & August - Bulldog Days of Summer

August 1 - Apply for Fall or Spring 2019

August 7 - On-site Transfer Admission Event

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