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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 Dec 6, 2019 10:41:06 AM

A few years ago, I was at the end of an information session about Kenyon College, where I worked in admissions, and was opening up the floor for questions. I …

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Topics:financial aidscholarshipspaying for college

by Will Geiger, on Nov 5, 2019 3:57:44 PM

I carefully folded the papers so that they fit inside the envelope. Once the envelope was properly stuffed, I licked the back of the envelope, tasting the distinctive glue, and …

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Topics:admissionscommon appcollege admissions strategy

by Will Geiger, on Nov 1, 2019 1:42:00 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 Oct 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Want to rock your admissions essays and wow admissions officers? Finish your essay in a Live Online Bootcamp! The University of Michigan, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is the flagship …

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Topics:writing supplement essays

by Will Geiger, on Oct 10, 2019 1:51:25 PM

“What if I don’t want to apply anywhere Early Decision?” my student asked me. I paused for a moment. “Well, you don’t have to. There are other options…” I proceeded …

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Topics:college admissions strategyearly actionearly decision

by Will Geiger, on Sep 5, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Want to rock your admissions essays and “wow” admissions officers? Our free Storybuilder platform will guide you with simple, step-by-step instructions! The University of Chicago or “U Chicago” is a …

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Topics:writing supplement essays

by Will Geiger, on Aug 29, 2019 12:00:00 PM

One of the growing trends in admissions is the rise of asynchronous interviews or “video essays”, which are essentially interviews that you complete independently via video. These types of interviews …

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Topics:college admissions

by Will Geiger, on Aug 6, 2019 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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