Applying to Medical School with a Disability

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Check out “Tips for Medical School Applicants with Disabilities,” by Dr. Kathleen Franco as well as the DocsWithDisabilities Podcast hosted by Dr. Lisa Meeks of the University of Michigan.

By Carol Hagan
Carol Hagan Senior Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Carol Hagan
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Making the Most of Career Services Communications

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We know that you get LOTS of communications from all over Penn and at times in can be overwhelming.  Here are TWO QUICK STEPS you can take to make sure that the information you receive from Career Services is …

By Barbara Hewitt
Barbara Hewitt Executive Director Barbara Hewitt
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Preparing for the Dreaded Panel Interview

Preparing for the Dreaded Panel Interview

*Recently, the topic of panel interviewing has come up frequently in my advising sessions. Below are some thoughts and resources I have compiled. 

Preparing for the Dreaded Panel Interview

After you’ve landed the coveted interview, and passed the initial screening, …

By Esther Ra
Esther Ra Career Advisor, Nursing/Education/Social Work Esther Ra
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New Penn FGLI Law School Application Fee Waiver Program

New Penn FGLI Law School Application Fee Waiver Program

Penn Career Services supports first-generation low-income law school applicants through partnerships with 12 law schools to eliminate financial barriers.
Completion and submission of the Penn First-Generation Low-Income Law School Application Fee Waiver Request Form allows applicants to be considered for …

By Ariana Alexander
Ariana Alexander Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Ariana Alexander
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National Coming Out Day

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With National Coming Out Day (NCOD) right around the corner (October 11), I found this article that talks about the history behind it, the importance of it, and how you can support the LGBTQ+ community (not only on that day, …

By Kevin Haines
Kevin Haines Associate Director, Engineering Kevin Haines
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Preparing for Fall 2020 Recruiting

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Fall 2020 will look like no other semester in Penn’s history and certainly not what any of us had imagined.  Even though we will be working remotely, Career Services is fully prepared to continue to provide all of the services …

By Barbara Hewitt
Barbara Hewitt Executive Director Barbara Hewitt
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5 Books to Help You Think (and Talk) About Race

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For many people, the most recent protests related to the Black Lives Matter movement have sparked a desire to better understand racism—and ways to fight it—in the U.S. You may wish to deepen your understanding by reading books on the …

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Resume Memes to Brighten Your Day

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Can you believe that it’s already the end of July? I know, I can’t either. As it gets closer to the start of the Fall 2020 semester, and the idea of what the semester will actually look like has you …

By Kevin Haines
Kevin Haines Associate Director, Engineering Kevin Haines
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Career Services for Students Taking a Leave of Absence in Fall 2020

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Given the extenuating circumstances brought upon by COVID 19, students opting to take a leave of absence from Penn for Fall 2020 who have previously completed at least one semester at Penn will be allowed to participate in all career …

By Barbara Hewitt
Barbara Hewitt Executive Director Barbara Hewitt
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Unsure how to spend your time and energy? Here are 8 Suggestions!

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We hope you are having an enjoyable, healthy, and safe summer! We’re all living through a historically transparent moment in US history, in which the forces of systemic racism (particularly anti-Blackness), xenophobia, and inequity in healthcare are widely visible for …

By Robin Chakrabarti
Robin Chakrabarti Administrative Coordinator, Operations Robin Chakrabarti
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