Since then, he's been on a mission to help others access the often untapped world of private scholarships.
In 2014, he launched his own app, called Scholly, which gives you an updated, personal list of scholarships you might be eligible for.
Drexel University College of Medicine’s strengths will be synergy and integration in the areas of biomedical research and education, technology, and clinical care.
We will continue to build on our strong foundation of outstanding medical research, education, and compassionate care of our patients, bolstered by an exceptional, dedicated and diverse faculty, professional staff, and student body.
"For me, it was either I apply for financial aid or I don't go.
Scholarships were my only way out," he told CNNMoney.
The food at their main dining hall was really poor quality and sometimes cold.
This often left me and my fellow peers wanting to skip the meal.
It is a large institution with an enrollment of 13,572 undergraduate students.
Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Drexel acceptance rate is 79%.