CollegiateParent’s Resources for Drake Parents

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Name:Drake University
Address:2507 University Avenue
Des MoinesIA, 50311-4505
Phone Number:(515) 271-2011
Website:www.drake.edu
Type:Academic, Continuing Education
Awards:Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:5062
Faculty Ratio:12 to 1

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  • Elite Club Sports Teams and the Dramatic Shift in High School Athletics
    I recently overheard some parents of 8th graders discussing the high school athletic programs their kids will soon be headed to. One expressed concern over the fact her son would most likely not make the soccer team because he has only been playing for three years, and only playing on the local “county parks and […]
  • We Get This Wrong, Teens are the Best! 5 Reasons Why
    The teen years are tough. We are told this over and over, we repeat it to ourselves when we are trying to gain some composure when they blow curfew or we peek into their rooms and we do our best. But there are so many times when I notice my teens doing something really fantastic, […]
  • Forget About the “Lasts.” 8 Fantastic “Firsts” in Your High School Senior’s Future
    If you’re mere weeks away from graduating a high schooler, right now I bet your emotional bank account has been completely depleted, and is now 100% devoid of feelings (because you’ve been Feeling. All. The. Feelings. since last September.) While at the same time, I bet it’s also currently overflowing with a barrage of “This […]
  • 5 Ways You Can Help Financially-Strapped College Students
    Every single expense that a college student and their family is responsible for has increased in the last decade. Average state public and private tuitions, for example, have been on the increase now for several years, while conversely at the same time, the average amount offered in aid packages has been decreasing. Housing, meal plans, […]

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