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Rahsaan Burroughs

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Rahsaan’s career in admissions began at his alma mater, The College of William & Mary, where he served as an admissions intern. Since then, he has spent over 15 years evaluating more than 17,000 applications during his tenure at The George Washington University. As the Associate Director of Admissions at George Washington, Rahsaan served as co-chair of the admissions committee, conducted thousands of interviews, spoke nationally about how student athletes can balance athletic recruitment with the admissions process, conducted financial aid workshops, and managed and trained more than 20 admissions directors. Rahsaan’s expertise isn’t limited to domestic admissions; he evaluated international applicants at George Washington and has spent three years living abroad in Singapore. With more than 15 years of senior-level admissions experience and thousands of application evaluations under his belt, Rahsaan is uniquely qualified to guide students through the college admissions process and identify which aspects of their profile will make them stand out in any applicant pool.

While Rahsaan’s admissions credentials are undoubtedly second to none, he also has quite a bit of expertise in the realms of dance and gymnastics. Before he got his start in admissions, he was an assistant coach for the gymnastics team at his alma mater, William & Mary, and to this day, he makes time to serve as a judge at gymnastics competitions.

Education & Experience

  • Former Associate Director of Admissions and Liaison to Department of Athletics, The George Washington University
  • Has evaluated over 17,000 college applications throughout his 15 years in college admissions
  • Ed.D in Higher Education Administration, George Washington University; B.A., The College of William & Mary

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