Ariana Alexander

Associate Director, Graduate School Advising

Ariana Alexander

Dr. Ariana Alexander joined Career Services in 2019 as an Associate Director with the Graduate & Professional School Advising Team.  She advises Penn undergraduates and alumni pursuing law school and medical school.  Her professional experiences include program development, student success coaching, and pre-health advising.  Prior to joining the team, she served as a TRIO Student Success Coach advocating for first-generation college students. During her time at New York University, she worked as a pre-professional advisor to students in the area of pre-health. She earned her BA from Dartmouth College, majoring in English and ethnic studies, and a Ph.D. from New York University in history. She enjoys empowering students to navigate the next steps in their graduate and professional careers.  Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, she is an advocate for local libraries and loves traveling abroad to explore new places.

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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 …

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New Tools for Navigating Law School Admissions

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View the announcement below from AccessLex, a non-profit organization, dedicated to providing tools for those interested in obtaining a legal education.

We are excited to announce two new resources that have been added to our AccessLex Pre-Law Services offerings:

XploreJD …

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Pre-Med Podcast Episodes to Add to Your Playlist

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I love a good podcast.  It bears repeating, I love a good podcast.  I have had to control my emotions when listening in public spaces because I’m prone to outbursts of laughter and my facial expressions betray when I’m shocked …

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