Carol Hagan

Senior Associate Director, Graduate School Advising

Carol Hagan

Dr. Carol Hagan has advised pre-health students and alumni at the University of Pennsylvania since 2008.  She also advises Quakers pursuing graduate degrees in humanities, social science and business.  She earned a Ph.D. from Penn in art history and has engaged with students as a lecturer and writing instructor.  Prior to settling in Philadelphia, she earned a B.A. in English and art history from Wesleyan University.  Carol enjoys helping students become professionals and hearing about their wide range of intellectual interests and service commitments.

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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.

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Pre-health Prep: Shadowing vs. Clinical Volunteering

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Many pre-health students wonder what the difference is between shadowing and clinical volunteering, as well as how much of these experiences they before applying to professional school.  Here’s a quick take:

Shadowing is observing a medical professional at work in …

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Starting My Own Project at PennVet

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This is the next in a series of posts by recipients of the 2018 Career Services Summer Funding Grant. We’ve asked funding recipients to reflect on their summer experiences and talk about the industries in which they’ve been spending their summer. …

By Carol Hagan
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