Category Archive: First Year Findings

Blog posts that can help first year students navigate seminary life at Drew.

Nov 23

TSA Constitution

Attached is the link for the PDF of the TSA Constitution. Ben O’Connor and Carol Bloom are the Constitution Committee. If you have any questions, suggestions, or ideas, please email it to them for consideration. A primary goal in amending the Constitution is to reflect the identity of the whole student body and the relationship …

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Sep 25

#DrewTheo

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Use the #DrewTheo hashtag to upload and share pictures of the year at Drew. The Fall 2013 kicked off with a successful Trivia night and then Pancake Party!  This Saturday, September 28 is Fall Family Fun Day!  This time of community will be held from 2-5 in Sem. Hall and the lawn area and is …

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Jul 04

Orientation Leader

In the next few weeks, you will be getting information about Orientation, which is a required event for all new students.  This is a great way to get to meet fellow classmates and meet future professors. This years orientation will be led by Lakesha Groover.  She is an M.A. student and is excited to serve! …

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Jul 04

Gearing Up for Fall Semester

It is the 4th of July. Summer has begun, picnics are happening, the sun is shining. On the far off glimmer of the horizon is this event in late August, beginning of September, which is the beginning of the school year. If you have started thinking about and preparing for your first year, that is …

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Jul 04

Life in the Townhouses

The townhouses are located next to the Ehinger Center and theo/grad students are allotted their own sections in the parking lot, as long as they have a permit from public safety (which costs about $200 for the whole year). In the townhouses, there will be four bedrooms -two large and two smaller rooms -one bathroom …

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Jun 13

Where is There A….?

Drew University is located in Madison, NJ, a borough about an hour train ride from New York City. It is super helpful to have a GPS to get around any place that isn’t directly off Main Street or a main road. The area is not the most grid-like structure and there are many roads that …

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Apr 02

Turning Right to Turn Left: Oh, Jughandles

Contributed by Rochelle McSam Although I’ve lived in NJ for the last ten years, as a native New Yorker there’s one thing about the lovely Garden State that can still send me into a series of fits…. Jug Handles! If you’re a first year student and haven’t come across one yet, give it some time. …

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Mar 21

Extra Bookstore Funds?

Last semester, I transferred some of my student loan funds onto my Drew Card for books. But then, when I didn’t spend all of it, I found myself at a conundrum: you can’t get a check for the money left on your bookstore balance, but then what can you do with those funds? Sure, you …

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Dec 17

First Year Findings

Attention first year students: there’s a new blog being started called “First Year Findings” that addresses all those questions you wish you had answers to at the beginning of the year! Like: where is that list of classes I should be taking again? Or, how do I get a parking pass and how much does …

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