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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 …

By Carol Hagan
Carol Hagan Senior Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Carol Hagan
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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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CS Radio – Episode 98: “Scares and Surprises”

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It’s Halloween, but CS Radio is here to make things a little less scary with resources in some surprising places.

Enjoy!

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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The Importance of Effective Communication in Healthcare

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Anyone who has ever had to look for a job is very familiar with the phrase “applicant must have good communication skills.” In fact, most organizations would likely list effective communication as one of the biggest challenges they face. …

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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 …

By Ariana Alexander
Ariana Alexander Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Ariana Alexander
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Email careerservices@vpul.upenn.edu
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