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At the core of Shaifali's work with clients is an emphasis on authenticity.

This comes from a deep-rooted belief that every single person who is applying to business school has a unique and compelling story to tell.

  • If you want to stand out, you need to be true to yourself.  What you have gone through in your life – in school, personally, at the workplace – is what makes you YOU.  There is no other person in this world who has walked in your shoes, had your exact experiences, and seen the world from your eyes.  Admissions Committees want to understand the living person beyond the two-dimensional application.

  • If you want to differentiate yourself, you need to approach the application process with your heart.  Business school applications are really more about the why than the what.  What will really set your applications apart is providing color on why something has been instrumental in shaping you or why something means so much to you. 

  • If you want to be memorable, the human element must come through.  Business schools want a diverse class of students who are able to deeply reflect upon and share their experiences with their classmates and the broader community.  By being authentic, you will show that you are human and demonstrate how you will be able to uniquely contribute to business school programs.

Following this approach, Shaifali's clients have been able to maximize their chances of gaining acceptance to their dream business schools.

 

Is it your turn? 

There are a variety of ways to work directly with Shaifali, listed below.  If you are interested in any of our services below, please contact our office.

Comprehensive Packages

With our Comprehensive Packages, you will have guidance on your MBA application(s) from start to finish - this includes digging deeper into your background, application story/strategy, school selection, recommender selection and guidance, essay strategy and review, resume review, application short answer review, interview prep, waitlist strategy, and scholarship negotiation strategy.  

Our process starts with a free, 20 minute, 1-on-1 consultation with Shaifali, who will be your primary Consultant throughout your MBA application journey.  During the consultation, you will receive a diagnostic of your candidacy as well as an evaluation of your strengths and weaknesses.  To request your free consultation, please click here - we look forward to hearing from you.

Once you have been engaged as a client, Shaifali will collaborate with you to systematically craft your entire application utilizing our customized, proprietary process. You will also benefit from input from a member of the company's Advisory Board, which is comprised of professionals who have attended top-tier MBA programs and who intimately understand the MBA admissions process.

Pricing (buy upfront and save):
  • 1 School   - $4,995

  • 2 Schools - $6,495

  • 3 Schools - $7,995

  • 4 Schools - $9,495

  • Each additional school thereafter - $1,500

  • Each additional school if purchased after the engagement begins - $1,800

Hourly Services
Pricing:

With our Hourly Services, Shaifali will collaborate with you on whatever parts of your MBA application(s) that you need guidance on, such as application story/strategy, resume, essays, recommendation letters, interview prep, and waitlist strategy.

  • $375/hour

  • $450/hour for rush reviews (turnaround time within 24 hours)

HBS Interview Prep Package

The HBS Interview is unique in that it is not "blind" (i.e. it is conducted by a member of the Admissions Committee who has read your entire application) and there is a post-interview reflection; as a result, the interview is very customized to your own background, story, and narrative.  Work directly with Shaifali (an HBS graduate) as you prepare for your HBS interview.  The HBS Interview Prep Package includes the following:

  • Initial discussion on how to approach the interview and post-interview reflection

  • Review of application and preparation of questions for mock interview

  • One mock interview + feedback

  • Post-interview reflection feedback

Pricing:
  • $995

Course

Through the Crafting Compelling Business School Applications course (authored by Shaifali), you will learn how to put together the strongest applications possible to maximize your chances of getting into the MBA programs of your choice.  The course is broken into 6 modules with sub-sections, digging into topics such as what to think about before applying to business school, how to approach the application (story/strategy, goals, resume, essays, etc.), and how to prepare for interviews:

  • Module 1: What Admissions Committees Look For

  • Module 2: How Many Schools To Apply To And When To Apply

  • Module 3: Developing Your Application Story/Strategy

  • Module 4: Crafting Your Application

  • Module 5: Post-submission

  • Module 6: Parting Thoughts

You can purchase and access the course by clicking here.

Pricing:
  • $399

Pre-MBA Package (Strengthen Your Profile)

Our Pre-MBA Package is for future applicants who are at least nine months away from seeking admission to MBA programs and who are looking to strengthen their story/profile.  Whether you are a young professional who has been working for a few years post-college, a young professional who just graduated from college, or a student still in college, it's never too early to start. Shaifali will work with you to identify your strengths and weaknesses as well as provide actionable advice to bolster your candidacy so that you have the strongest profile possible once you are ready to apply. The Pre-MBA Package includes the following:

  • Initial 60-minute call to discuss your background, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and determine the strategy and actionable steps to bolster your profile

  • Five 30-minute follow-up calls to assess your progress, fine tune your strategy, and answer questions

  • Final 60 minute call to discuss next steps as you get ready to apply to business school.  This includes a discussion of your goals for business school as well as school selection

  • $350 discount on any future purchase of our Comprehensive Package 

Pricing:
  • $1,675

Customized Services

Is there an additional service that you are looking for?  Please contact our office to let us know how we can help you.

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