Our Clients
Are…

Dedicated

As a boutique firm centered around providing personalized, one-on-one attention to each and every client, we are only able work with a select group of people each year. Our success stems from aligning ourselves with clients who share our ethos and mutual commitment to success.

We might be a good fit to work together if you are:

  • Humble, open-minded, seeking honest feedback from a partner who’s got your back
  • Kind, communicative, and proactive in sharing your needs
  • Willing to be introspective, at times vulnerable, and true to yourself
  • Ethical, accountable, and appreciate that shortcuts aren’t the way
  • Committed to doing the hard work and giving this process everything you’ve got

Global

We have the distinct privilege of working with extraordinary young professionals around the world. Thus far, we’ve worked with clients living in and hailing from the following regions:

Africa

  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Malawi
  • Nigeria
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa

Asia/Australia

  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • Mongolia
  • Pakistan
  • South Korea
  • Thailand
  • Turkmenistan
  • United Arab Emirates

Europe

  • Armenia
  • England
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Spain

North/South America

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Mexico
  • Montserrat

United States

  • Arkansas
  • Alabama
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Massachussetts

 

 

  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Montana
  • New Jersey
  • New York 
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Texas
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Accepted!

We are so incredibly proud of our Shine clients and alumni. Most of our clients are applying to the top business schools, however we’ve been thrilled to help masters and doctorate candidates gain admittance to to elite programs across a range of disciplines—including public policy, law, medicine, veterinary medicine, nursing, sports management, psychology, and accounting.

To date, our clients have been accepted to the following phenomenal schools:

Business Schools

  • Arizona State Carey
  • Babson Olin
  • Baruch Zicklin
  • Berkeley Haas
  • Boston Questrom
  • California-Irvine Merage
  • Chicago Booth
  • Colorado Leeds
  • Columbia Business School
  • Cornell Johnson
  • Dartmouth Tuck
  • Drexel LeBow
  • Duke Fuqua
  • Emory Goizueta
  • Georgetown McDonough
  • George Washington
  • Harvard Business School
  • HEC Paris
  • Indiana Kelley
  • INSEAD
  • London Business School
  • Maryland Smith

 

  • Michigan Ross
  • Minnesota Carlson
  • MIT Sloan
  • North Carolina – Kenan Flagler
  • Northwestern Kellogg
  • NYU Stern
  • Oxford Saïd
  • Pace Lubin
  • Pennsylvania Wharton
  • Pepperdine Graziadio
  • Purdue Krannert
  • Rochester Simon
  • Santa Clara Leavey
  • Southern California (USC) Marshall
  • Southern Methodist Cox
  • Stanford GSB
  • Texas McCombs
  • Toronto Rotman
  • UCLA Anderson
  • Vanderbilt Owen
  • Washington Foster
  • Yale SOM

Other Graduate Programs

  • Berkeley Public Health
  • Columbia Law
  • Cornell Law
  • Denver, Morgridge College of Education
  • Fordham Law
  • Harvard Kennedy
  • Metropolitan State, Nursing
  • Northeastern, Project Management
  • Northwestern Law
  • Northwestern, Sports Administration
  • Pennsylvania Lauder
  • Pennsylvania Law
  • Tufts Fletcher
  • UCLA Luskin
  • Virginia Law

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.”
-Mahatma Gandhi