Caroline Wilky

Associate Director, Graduate School Advising

Caroline Wilky

Caroline Wilky advises Penn undergraduates and undergraduate alumni applying to graduate and professional school, especially health professions schools.  She joined the Career Services team in 2015.  Prior to coming to Penn, she worked at the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement, where she advised honors students on undergraduate research, fellowships, and graduate and professional school admissions.  She earned a B.A. in history and philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Ph.D. in history from the University of Notre Dame.

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Applying to Medical School during the COVID-19 Outbreak

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Preparation for the 2021 medical school application cycle is ramping up and Penn students and alumni are busy finishing courses, taking the MCAT, writing their personal statements, and deciding on school lists. It is a stressful and busy time under …

By Caroline Wilky
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Letters of Recommendation and Gap Years

Letters of Recommendation and Gap Years

Letters of recommendation are an important component of any graduate school application. For PhD and academic master’s programs, they provide evidence of your aptitude for research from an authority in the field. For law or medical school, they can contextualize …

By Caroline Wilky
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