Carma Van Allen Associate Director of MCAT Student Success - MedSchoolCoach

Carma Van Allen Associate Director of MCAT Student Success

Carma Van Allen, MedSchoolCoach, Student Success Team
Student Success Team

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Originally hailing from southeastern Massachusetts, Carma completed her BA degree in Sociology at Brown University and her Master’s in Higher Education Administration at the University of Michigan. Carma’s previous professional experience includes undergraduate academic advising, and working in various non-profit organizations with a focus on counseling, mentoring, and supporting students throughout their academic journeys. She has a particular interest in issues of diversity and inclusion in higher education. In her role as Student Success Manager at MedSchoolCoach, Carma works extensively with our MCAT and college advising students, as well as their parents, to ensure a smooth journey throughout the tutoring and advising process.

Outside of work, Carma enjoys exercising, reading, cooking, traveling, and spending time with her family. She currently lives in South Orange, New Jersey with her husband, two sons, and two cats.

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I was actually hesitant when I first used MedSchoolCoach; it was a lot of money and I wasn't sure how much help I really needed. I am so glad that I ended up using their services! My advisor was phenomenal and helped me navigate the shipwreck that is medical school admissions even in the most challenging of times. The advice, edits, and support that I received though med school coach undoubtedly aided in my success to attend my top choice allopathic program in the fall.


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University of Michigan - Master's in Education

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Carma has been to the top of the tallest building in the world!

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