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Made mistakes? How to spin them for your medical school applications.

Despite more than a dozen years in medical school admissions consulting, I still clearly recall a bright advisee who had improved her grades considerably throughout her college career. But I, unfortunately, had a less than stellar freshman transcript. After calculating her AMCAS GPA with me, she lamented, “I feel like my grades are a criminal… Read More »

Spring gardens are made in winter

Spring gardens are made in winter according to John Arnott, Manager of Horticulture at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Cranbourne, east of Melbourne. “The secret to having the best spring garden is to get it ready during the cooler months so when the warmth hits the soil, your plants will thrive. “Winter is a terrific… Read More »

Contaminated ground beef that made over 400 people ill could still be in your freezer, CDC warns

More than 100 stores and chain retail establishments nationwide sold the beef, manufactured by JBS Tolleson, Inc., of Tolleson, Arizona, and sold as Kroger, Laura’s Lean and JBS generic. Consumers checking their frozen beef should look for the establishment number EST. 267 within the USDA mark of inspection, the CDC said, although it might be… Read More »