Preparing for College

College Application Videos

The written word and sheets of paper are starting to look over their shoulders, and what do they see gaining on them? The inevitability of high technology.

It seems that these days we're all possible candidates for some type of video performance, whether it's our deliberation in a supermarket aisle as we choose between this or that brand of spaghetti sauce, caught on a security camera, or maybe we star in a covertly executed recording at a baseball game, beating our chest as the home team makes a double play. Cell phones are everywhere and they record the pulse, both good and bad, of life on earth. Thus, the ubiquitous video has become an everyday, almost mundane, aspect of our lives. But what does this have to do with college admissions?

Keep reading Show less