This YouTube Stunt Helped a Student Get Off Michigan’s Waitlist
When Lawrence Yong, a student at Granada Hills Charter High School in Los Angeles, realized he was one of thousands of students on the University of Michigan’s waitlist, he took a 21st century-style approach. Yong sent the school a YouTube link of him singing his heart out in a Michigan-flavored cover of the Jackson 5 classic “I Want You Back.” The video went viral and it worked: Yong got a spot in the 2012 freshman class.
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This YouTube Stunt Helped a Student Get Off Michigan’s Waitlist

When Lawrence Yong, a student at Granada Hills Charter High School in Los Angeles, realized he was one of thousands of students on the University of Michigan’s waitlist, he took a 21st century-style approach. Yong sent the school a YouTube link of him singing his heart out in a Michigan-flavored cover of the Jackson 5 classic “I Want You Back.” The video went viral and it worked: Yong got a spot in the 2012 freshman class.

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  1. mygodyoulearn reblogged this from good and added:
    Leave it to an Asian to use YouTube to get into college!
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  6. true-antagonist reblogged this from good and added:
    Meanwhile in Michigan…
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  8. crocodileblackpelvis reblogged this from good and added:
    because we weren’t humiliating ourselves enough before.
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  10. onekarma reblogged this from good and added:
    umm, ok college, this is why you’re wrong. i’m not saying this wouldn’t be impressive if i actually watched it and read...
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