Cheryl, Wharton MBA

Hillary worked with me on my waitlist materials for Stanford GSB. During this time, she also helped me put together a clear “plan B” course of action, in the event that the waitlist did not work out. She helped me to widen my range of MBA programs to apply...

Steve, Wharton Lauder MBA/MA

Hillary was most helpful in constructing my ‘personal brand’ and conveying that concisely in my essays. In working with her, I was able to portray myself, reasons for applying to business school, and post-business school goals more clearly. (Boulder,...

Assiatu, Wharton MBA

I looked into utilizing several firms before deciding to use Shine. After working with Shine, I can say with certainty that I made the best decision. Hillary gave me practical and effective advice on crafting my applications. She was always responsive, professional...

Sara, Wharton MBA

Hillary is amazing and I’d recommend her to any business school applicant. Not only did Hillary transform my resume and application essay, she also built my confidence for interviews and pushed me to think from additional perspectives I wouldn’t have considered....

Nick, Wharton MBA / Harvard Kennedy MPP

Shine is hands-down the most helpful, in-depth, caring, and strategic service I can imagine to guide an applicant through the process. Hillary takes above-and-beyond steps to get to know every client so she can most effectively advise their goals and approach to each...