Seven Tips For College Admissions Video Essays
Some schools have recently added the option of creating a video essay for your admissions package. How can you take advantage of this opportunity and highlight your strengths?
1. Address the question and follow any directions which are offered such as length. If a short video is requested, a minute in length is best.
2.Brainstorm ideas about what you want to say.
3. Collect visuals that help to explain your central theme.
4. Write a first draft.
6. Get feedback.
7. Record your script until it is as perfect as you can make it.
The video is designed to complement other application materials so use your imagination to create one which puts your best foot forward!
David Dickson is an admissions counselor with TopTestprep which offers expert private tutoring and test preparations which will help you gain admission to your top schools. Call 800-501-PREP to learn more about the admissions program.