The More Things Change . . .
Years ago we applied to college using paper forms, a typewriter, #10 envelopes and snail mail. Today’s applicants have no problems scanning, uploading, downloading, CAPTCHA-ing, and e-signing whatever a college requires. But they would be wise to recognize that in some crucial ways the details of applying have changed little from the days of White-Out and postmark deadlines. Let me point out three things to keep in mind: First, be careful that your facility with the mechan