Kevin, Harvard MBA

I am extremely happy to have worked with Shine. I was a re-applicant candidate and (after not getting a single interview in my prior attempt) I got into two of the schools I re-applied to and was interviewed/waitlisted at the third. Hillary has immense experience with...

Mike, NYU Stern MBA

Hillary was a tremendous help throughout the application process. She does a great job helping think through strengths and accomplishments, and makes sure these are reflected in each part of the application. Hillary knows what business schools are looking for and...

Communicating with the admissions office

You have a question about your upcoming MBA application deadline, so you write up a quick email to the admissions office and hit send.  No problem, right?   Wrong. The email itself may be perfectly innocuous… or it may just have cost you in the admissions process. ...

After completing your final application

Often, we receive questions from MBA candidates who have completed their applications and are now wondering what to do with their time.  Is it OK to quit my job now and travel?  I was offered a new job; should I take it even though I may be leaving for business school...

Resources for MBA applicants

In addition to the insights that we provide through our blog, speaking engagements, and 1×1 MBA admissions consulting services, each year we always like to take stock of the additional resources that our clients found valuable in preparing their applications. ...