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Will Geiger

Will Geiger

Will Geiger has extensive experience in college admissions that includes work at an elite independent school and a selective liberal arts college. He graduated from Wake Forest University with honors in history and received his master's degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Recent Posts by Will Geiger:

by Will Geiger, on Apr 4, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Building a successful college list is all about managing risk. When thinking about your college list, it is natural to focus on the most competitive schools. These are also the …

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Topics:college prep

by Will Geiger, on Mar 21, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Although it was the Tuesday after spring break, I could still see snow outside my office window. That’s “spring” in New England for you. At 9 am sharp, Mark arrived …

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Topics:college admissionsapplying to college

by Will Geiger, on Feb 28, 2019 12:00:00 PM

I opened up Jack’s file and started reading his application in the order that I read every application. First, I scrolled to the transcript and noticed a sea of “A” …

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Topics:test prepstandardized testing

by Will Geiger, on Feb 13, 2019 2:33:43 PM

There are more than 1000 Test-Optional and Test Flexible Colleges. Jessica walked into my office looking defeated. She sat down in a chair, her shoulders slumped. “My scores went down…” …

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Topics:standardized testingCollege Access

by Will Geiger, on Jan 24, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Will Geiger is the College & Career Manager at Story2 and a veteran of the college admissions process who has read thousands of applications and successfully counseled hundreds of students …

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Topics:applying to collegeCollege Access

by Will Geiger, on Oct 31, 2018 12:15:58 PM

“Just be yourself!” I told a student just the other day. When I think about it, I have used that same line many times. I know it is the type …

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Topics:College AccessClass of 2019College WritingUCUniversity of California Applications

by Will Geiger, on Nov 7, 2016 7:00:00 AM

“If only he had interviewed, visited, or at least sent us an e-mail...then maybe he could have been admitted...” I remember thinking when reading Jack’s file. In many ways, he …

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Topics:High School and College

by Will Geiger, on Oct 17, 2016 11:44:11 AM

I opened up the thick envelope and was immediately confused. There were lots of columns, numbers, and jargon I was not totally familiar with. I felt like I was reading …

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Topics:High School and College
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