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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 Aug 28, 2020 7:15:00 AM

If you’re preparing to write your college admissions essays, you might find yourself wondering where to start. “What topics am I supposed to write about? What do admissions officers want …

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by Will Geiger, on Jul 23, 2020 5:06:32 PM

In the admissions process, most students will encounter the dreaded personal statement. Whether you are using the Common App, the Coalition Application, or a college-specific application, you’re bound to encounter …

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by Will Geiger, on Jul 23, 2020 10:12:34 AM

Writing a powerful essay is important for not only getting into college, but for winning scholarships. Scholarship essays come in many different forms as all scholarships are different. Some scholarship …

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by Will Geiger, on Jul 16, 2020 12:00:00 PM

“We read applications holistically.” I can’t recall how many times I said that as an admission officer. I probably said it hundreds of times per year in presentations to students, …

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by Will Geiger, on May 19, 2020 2:28:31 PM

COVID-19 has added complexity to the already stressful and confusing process of college admissions. With grades, activities, and standardized tests all up in the air, colleges are scrambling to adapt …

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by Will Geiger, on Mar 20, 2020 2:09:08 PM

“COMMAND NOT FOUND.” I had just spent 3 hours formatting an Excel file and now it wasn’t loading! To make matters worse, the project was due at 3pm...six hours ago …

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by Will Geiger, on Jan 16, 2020 5:58:51 PM

I walked into my office and saw the letter on my desk. My hands immediately clammed up, and my heart started to race. I was not ready to make this …

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by Will Geiger, on Dec 23, 2019 10:31:00 AM

...But we had more qualified applicants than we can admit. Your decision will be postponed until the Regular Decision round. We recognize that this is not the answer you were …

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