Pre-Health, Pre-Law and Pre-Grad

Welcome to the Pre-Health, Pre-Law and Pre-Grad Community!

We enjoy helping Penn undergraduates and alumni plan their future academic endeavors.  Whether you are considering a career in healthcare, the legal field or another area of study, our Graduate and Professional School Advising team offers a diverse set of resources to help you pursue your future ambitions.

Featured Articles

Snapshot: A 3L’s Summer Experience in Public Interest Law

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Sabrina Merold is a third-year law student at Penn Law from New Jersey who plans to pursue a public interest legal career advocating for reproductive freedom and economic justice. Sabrina is currently working as a Part-Time 3L Pre-Law Advisor with …

By Mia Carpinello
Mia Carpinello Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Mia Carpinello
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The Difference Between D.O. and M.D. Degrees

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Here’s a comprehensive article from U.S. News and World Report describing the nuances between osteopathic and allopathic degrees and careers.

By Sadie Butcher
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Advice on the LSAT Writing Sample

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What do test takers need to know and do for the LSAT Writing Sample? The Law School Admissions Council offers the following Advice on LSAT Writing, outlining rules and instructions that test takers need to follow. 

Advice on LSAT Writing …
By Mia Carpinello
Mia Carpinello Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Mia Carpinello
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LSAT Test Center Overflows and the Waitlist Process

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Please see the message below from the Law School Admissions Council regarding LSAT test center waitlists.

Test Center Overflows and the Waitlist Process: More Info on How it Works

We hope the details below will offer some clarity about the …

By Mia Carpinello
Mia Carpinello Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Mia Carpinello
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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 …

By Ariana Alexander
Ariana Alexander Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Ariana Alexander
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Career Resources

Location

Phone (215) 898-7531
Email careerservices@vpul.upenn.edu
Website https://careerservices.upenn.edu
Address

McNeil Building Suite 20
3718 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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