We’re thrilled you’re considering Drew—and eager to let you in on Launch! Only Drew offers Launch, a one-of-a-kind approach that syncs life and career readiness across the entire undergraduate experience. Launch is our guarantee that every Drew student graduates with a purpose-driven, experience-based life plan—and the confidence to put it into practice.

Choose Drew and graduate skilled, experienced and networked—it’s built right into your undergraduate experience. Our students learn the transferable skills that today’s employers value most. They complete two or more résumé-ready immersive experiences that are documented in their transcripts. And they develop a multilayered mentor network to guide them at Drew and into life and career.

And, because Launch and its structured components are required for all Drew undergraduates, its benefits are universal. These include Drew 110, a first year course designed to introduce all students to Launch and begin their engagement in all its components. Every student graduates ready to launch. Guaranteed. 

Like what you see here on Launchpad? Visit Admissions and get ready to launch your life at Drew!

Student Spotlight: Bree Scotti C’21

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Brianna Scotti  C’21                          
Majors: Business and Studio Art
Minor: French
Launch Career Community: Business, Finance & Entrepreneurship and Arts, Communications & Languages
Launch Identity/Affinity Community: First-Generation
Chief Financial Officer of Residence Hall Association
Club Soccer team
Basketball (freshman year)

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Resilience of a First Generation Student: Five Lessons


First generation college students are often hardworking and adapt well to stress, but their well-being can suffer during the journey of adaptation. Learn and share five lessons from a first gen.

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30 Memorable First Generation College Student Statistics

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The first generation college student statistics you’ll find below direct attention to a complex and prominent issue. 50% of the student population will start college this year at a serious disadvantage – their parents didn’t go to college.

Now: The issue …

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What Do Principals Want From Professional Development?


While researchers have touted the benefits of mentors and coaches for school leaders, only about a quarter of elementary school principals say they have had access to a mentor or coach in the last two years, a new report finds.

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Student Spotlight: Karishma Patel C’21

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Karishma Patel C’21                         
Majors: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Neuroscience
Minors: French and Public Health
Baldwin Honors Scholar
Honors Societies: Tri-Beta (Biology); Gamma Sigma Epsilon (Chemistry); Pi Delta Phi (French); and Nu Rho Psi (Neuroscience)
Co-President of Drew’s Pre-Health Society

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