A. Here’s USNWR on putting together a winning applications. US News & World Report
B. Also, some law schools are starting to conduct video interviews. Here’s what you need to know. US News & World Report
C. Carrie Fisher is dead at 60. May the Force be with her, always. E!
D. Apparently Americans now beat the crap out of each other while shopping on the day after Christmas, not just Black Friday. USA! USA! USA Today
E. Apple is dabbling in artificial intelligence. Apocalypse, here we come! Fortune