From the first day I arrived at Drake, relationships—with friends, my adviser, my professors, and residents (I’m a resident assistant)—have been an important part of my time here. It started when my admission counselor picked me up at the airport and will continue this year as I get a new floor of students to oversee.
I became very close with my resident assistant (RA) during my first year at Drake, which drove me to follow in her footsteps. Now in my second year as an RA, I like to think I’m developing a floor of young men and that I’m someone they can come to with their questions and problems.
I’ve made great connections through giving tours and hosting students as part of the admission coalition and as an RA. Even off campus, I’ve developed strong relationships, like with the local teacher I met during my first year. I was helping out in her classroom as part of my education major; her laid-back and easygoing attitude was unlike any instructor I’d had in the past. I’ve stayed in touch with her and hope to student-teach with her as a senior to learn from her teaching strategy and style.
Monday-Friday - Schedule an individual visit to tour Drake
Now - Entering first year and transfer students can apply for fall 2019
September 22 - Saturday Visit Day
October 1 - 2019 FAFSA opens
October 6 - Athletic Training Visit Day
October 8 - Campus Preview Day
October 18 - Campus Preview Half-Day
October 19 - Campus Preview Half-Day
October 26 - Music Audition Day
November 9 - Health Professions Visit Day
November 9 - Music Audition Day
November 12 - Campus Preivew Day