Admissions officials: Students shouldn’t bank on application gimmicks
YouTube sensation says college hopefuls should incorporate multimedia into applications—but officials warn against gimmicks
By Raishay Lin, Contributing EditorRead more by Contributor
College applicants shouldn’t rely on a viral YouTube video to spring them from the confines of a university’s lengthy wait list, admissions officials say—despite the success of one high-profile applicant whose video plea went viral. Read more with registration.