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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 »

14 Everyday Mistakes That Are Aging Your Hair

Beauty Some hair thinning can be expected leading up to menopause, thanks to hormonal changes. But any one of these things could be making it worse. You don’t give much thought to your scalp Leszek Glasner/Shutterstock There’s only so much you can do with hair products. “All of us are more about instant gratification,” says… Read More »