Sherry, Wharton MBA

Working with Hillary and the Shine team really helped push me to the next level on my essays and applications. Hillary really works to understand you holistically and pull out unique experiences and strengths to weave together a complete and compelling story. I’m...

Vicki, Yale SOM MBA

Working with Hillary surpassed my expectations. She is so attentive and helps you with your entire application and ensures that her feedback and advice can be applied to almost all school applications. She really was able to hone in on the unique aspects of my...

Anshula, Wharton MBA

The MBA application process can be especially daunting for international students, like myself. Hillary demystified this process for me – right from brainstorming my “story,” selecting schools, drafting essays and preparing for interviews. From day...

Preston, Berkeley Haas MBA

I couldn’t have done this without Hillary. Her experience with the MBA admissions process, knack for getting me to tell my story, and unwavering positivity gave me the tools I needed to write a strong application that was a true reflection of who I am. Not only am I...

Tracy, UCLA Anderson MBA

Hillary gave me the confidence that I needed to craft and own my story. She’s tough and she’ll challenge you on all fronts (resume, application strategy, essay content, etc.), but she’s in your corner every step of the way. At the end, all of the hard work paid off...

Felipe, Harvard MBA

Hillary is simply fabulous! I can say with great confidence that without Hillary, my MBA application journey wouldn’t have been half as successful (or enjoyable) as it was. She understands the importance of finding your own unique voice, and at every opportunity – be...