Eric, Berkeley Haas MBA

Shine was incredibly helpful and insightful in translating a jumbled array of self-reflection and vague goals, into an actionable plan in an easy to understand manner. I walked away with a far better application and a better sense of self. (San Francisco,...

Alexa, UCLA Anderson MBA

I am confident that the reason I got into my top choice school is thanks to Hillary’s guidance. She took the time to really get to know me and provided invaluable feedback on my applications. Hillary not only helped me craft the best resume and essays for my...

Nicole, MIT Sloan MBA

I applied to a whopping 7 schools and worked with Shine on 2 of them. Because the MBA application process is demanding and unpredictable, I sought a trusted partner to think through application strategy, test prep, essays, etc. with me. Although the financial...

David, Columbia Law JD

Hillary and the Shine team were one of the best bets I made in this admissions cycle. Hillary was honest and appropriately forceful at the start, in helping me nail down a career plan that felt genuine to who I am, and compelling to MBA programs. She then meticulously...

Sofia, UCLA Anderson MBA

Hillary was so helpful to me throughout the process. She kept me on track and moving my resume and applications along. Without her, I never would have gotten my applications in in the first round. Additionally, her guidance and constructive edits on the essays were...