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1 hour ago, nyPAs1 said:

Has anyone emailed asking if the seats have been filled yet?

I have been looking in the past forums, and it seems like people have heard back in mid march for a seat? 

I mean from the past drexel forums, it seems like everyone interviewing cycle extends deeper into feb? So idek if expecting a call mid march is accurate for this year. 

I didn't want to ask, however I did send an email yesterday asking if there are any updates. I was just told that "they expect decisions to be made within the next few weeks". Fingers crossed!

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Hey all, current PA student at Drexel here.

First of all, congrats to everyone who has received an acceptance! You are on the right track on becoming a part of an amazing profession.

Second, if you have not receive news from Drexel, please be patient and give them some time. With everything that is going on with COVID-19, the faculty also have a lot on their plate, especially with finals week and transitioning half of our next quarter online. They are working as diligent as they can.

Stay safe out there!

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9 hours ago, strivingfortheC said:

Hey all, current PA student at Drexel here.

First of all, congrats to everyone who has received an acceptance! You are on the right track on becoming a part of an amazing profession.

Second, if you have not receive news from Drexel, please be patient and give them some time. With everything that is going on with COVID-19, the faculty also have a lot on their plate, especially with finals week and transitioning half of our next quarter online. They are working as diligent as they can.

Stay safe out there!

I appreciate the update. Thank you!

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