Dan, Berkeley Haas MBA

Hillary took me from a candidate skeptical of MBA programs in general, to one who couldn’t be more excited about his next step at Haas, or his career plans thereafter. Working with Hillary did more for me than just help me get into a great program, it also helped me...

Courtney, Columbia MBA

Hillary was an invaluable partner along my b-school journey. She helped me figure out how to talk about my career goals and how they connect to my past experiences in a way that’s logical and compelling. Whenever I thought I wasn’t cut out for b-school or couldn’t...

Insights from the 2013 MBA admissions conference

After attending our annual AIGAC MBA admissions conference in Philly—and tweeting up a storm—I stand before you armed with insights directly from the mouths of the admissions directors who’ll be reading your future applications. In attendance were Wharton, Columbia,...

Aki, Wharton MBA

Hillary really helped me through out the process and her advice was very comprehensive and critical. I wouldn’t have been able to get into the school that I got in without having her help. She supported me in many ways – she not only helped me about just business...

Your essay is terrible

There I’ve said it.  You’re trying to get off too easy with your choice of essay topics. Be careful not to underestimate the caliber of your competition. They’re using every inch of essay real estate to sell themselves and fight for their precious spots in the class. ...