We appreciate your time and your willingness to share your unique perspective.
Your videos will be used on our website and social media channels to help educate, inform and entertain potential Mercy College students.
Creating your video
We’d love for these videos to feel as authentic as possible. We also would like them to be useful to potential students. With this, we have a few tips based on best practices to help guide you.
Keep all video vertical - All video can be taken with your smartphone, held vertically.
Authentic Angles - When taking video of yourself talking, you can simply hold your phone or prop it up. Take videos of scenery, classrooms, and friends/family from your perspective.
Lighting & Sound - There is no need for lighting or microphones. Please don’t be overly concerned with the quality, as this is not meant to be a professional video. If possible, record talking scenes indoors (without wind) and try to avoid big echos.
If you need someone to follow you while you’re moving (walking, writing, etc.), enlist the help of a classmate, friend, family member, etc.