Bring something formal, something dressy casual, something casual, and if you wish something personal, your uniforms, sports gear and instruments.
- Stay away from stripes, plaids and heavy patterns. They simply distract from you. Your eyes go straight into the pattern.
- Make sure your clothes are pressed, wrinkle free and fit before coming in. Use a garment bag and at least hangers.
- Try everything on at least the night before. If they don't look good in the mirror, they aren't going to look good for the camera either.
- Accessorize - Guys, if you have a class ring, wear it.
Make sure you're clean shaven and don't forget your belt, shoes and dress socks for formal portraits. Don't wear a hat when coming in #hathair
I cannot stress enough the importance of a solid professional head shot with a shirt and tie or better with a jacket. Colleges often ask for photos to be submitted with your applications. Show them you mean business.