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...

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...