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     By Anonymous 0 0
This review is for: MBA Admit School Packages
Consultant: Dr. Shelly Watts

Dr. Shel from MBA Admit was very instrumental in helping me achieve my goal of getting into a top MBA program. I am about to graduate from Chicago Booth program and am forever grateful for her help.

I applied to 7 top schools on my first try, with a mediocre GMAT score and a story that didn’t highlight my strengths or aspirations convincingly. I got rejected from 6 schools and actually matriculated with my least favorite one. About a few months into the program, however, I realized the school was not a good fit for me and decided to drop out in order to take another stab at re-applying to my top choice schools. This was my last chance, and if I didn’t get into my dream school, then I knew getting an MBA was not meant for me.

MBA Admit helped me in so many ways! Dr. Shel asked great questions during our sessions to help me crystallize my goals and present them in a way that would resonate with admissions. Dr. Shel also told me to take the GRE to improve my standardized test scores. I scoffed at this idea as I had taken the GMAT numerous times and didn’t want to sit through another standardized test even if it was the GRE. When I was waitlisted on my second try, however, I knew I had to take the GRE again to not only show my ability to test under pressure but also my commitment to the school. At Dr. Shel’s urging, I sat for the GRE one last time and did well (Q-85%; V-average). The newly improved scores, along with other factors you’ll see below, secured my spot at all the top schools I applied to.

Dr Shel recognized the strengths of my profile and advised me on how I could highlight certain strengths for different schools based on her knowledge of the institution—an invaluable insight you can’t get from other resources. In the end, I put together a compelling package that highlighted my career progression, intellectual stamina through academics, my career aspirations aligning with what I’ve accomplished, and my personal story that shaped who I am today.

I think it’s important to get a second professional point of view and try different methods if you didn’t achieve your goals the first time around. As important as having perseverance is having the self-awareness to try something different and course correct so you don’t repeat the same mistakes. Dr. Shel from MBA Admit did exactly that for me —she helped me course correct and now I’m about to graduate from one of the top MBA programs, Chicago Booth.

If you’re having trouble with your application or feel you may have a blind spot in how you’re presenting yourself, then please contact Dr. Shel for advice and strategies. With her consultation and your commitment to execute on the strategies she provides, I guarantee that you’ll get into your dream business school and will be well on your way to your next exciting achievement.

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     By Anonymous 0 0
This review is for: MBA Admit School Packages
Consultant: Dr. Shelly Watts

As a result of Dr. Shel’s patience and guidance I succeeded in getting into a top MBA program. Having been out of school for almost ten years, the MBA application process seemed very daunting at first however, with Dr. Shel’s help and guidance the process became a positive experience. I appreciated how Dr. Shel carefully took her time to listen to my story and helped me develop and craft a unique story that truly highlighted my strengths and focused on my work experience for the admissions teams to read. I cannot thank Dr. Shel enough for helping me “tell my story” and gain acceptance to one of the top Ivy League programs. I have since referred many others to her!

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I got into HBS!!!!!
October 01 | 2016
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     By SelinaKyle 0 0
This review is for: MBA Admit School Packages
Consultant: Dr. Shelly Watts

For the class of 2017 application cycle I applied to three schools with a rejection note from all of them. The process was complete demoralizing, especially as I had worked with a larger consulting company and had not gotten an interview at any school. However, I decided to try again for the class of 2018, thinking it was now or never.

I contacted Dr. Shel in the spring for a ding analysis. From that appointment I knew I had come to the right place. She was able to quickly gather where I went wrong and what I needed to do to course correct over the spring and summer before applications begun. She helped me come up with a game plan of what I needed to do to strengthen my profile. In the summer, we began exploring the right ways to package my story for the various schools. This was something that Dr. Shel excels in as I believe she knew exactly what each school was looking for.

Dr. Shel knows what the admission teams are looking for and unlike other companies she really focuses on your recommendation letters, which play a large role! She helped my recommendations stand out to the point that during my HBS interview the admissions team mentioned them!

Without her help, I would have never gotten an interview at HBS and Wharton with an acceptance at both schools! I could not recommend her more! I am so glad I worked with her.


If you are simply looking for a ding analysis, looking for someone to help with one part of your application, or are looking for someone for a complete school package – look no further!

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     By mankakhanna 2 0
This review is for: MBA Admit School Packages
Consultant: Dr. Shelly Watts

I am not a native American and my first language is not english. I come from a very different academic system than in the US. I am currently working in the US and wanted to pursue an Executive MBA program. I appreciate just how important your overall application is for an EMBA program as applicants generally tend to have a higher work experience and hence, bringing out your story, your trajectory, your performance, through the essays is very crucial. I called Dr. Shel when I was looking out for an admission consultant and I knew it then that I would want her guidance and support through the process. She is a very genuine person. There are no false promises at all and conversations are very honest and very authentic. You can evaluate that she comes with a number of years of experience when you first speak with her. I was looking to apply to 2 top 10 schools and I got through both of them. Dr Shel was patient with all my questions, very approachable, very responsive and most importantly very flexible since she appreciated I am a working professional and timing could be a constraint sometimes. She helped me strategize, think of the bigger picture, and at the same time think about and bring out all the small achievements to my application. When I read my essays, I realized there was so much in there I would have missed out on if it was not for Dr. Shel. We tend to take some of our achievements for granted but because of her experience in this field, Dr Shel knows how business schools look at applications and what is important to them. I strongly recommend her to be your adviser. She will give you personal attention and work together with you to construct a meaningful, impactful story

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Dr. Shel!!
September 29 | 2016
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     By pc2018 0 0
This review is for: MBA Admit School Packages
Consultant: Dr. Shelly Watts

Dr. Shel played a vital role during my admissions process to Columbia Business School. She helped me identify significant strengths and potential weaknesses, which would be important to the admissions committee. I highly recommend her services, including the topics to focus on for admission essays and key discussion points for the admission interview.

If there is a gap in your employment history or in your quant score then Dr. Shel will help fill this void with qualitative business experience from your background. I am extremely grateful for her insights into the top rated Executive MBA Programs. Thank You Dr. Shel!

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Dr. Shel is awesome!
September 28 | 2016
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     By agoots 0 0
This review is for: MBA Admit School Packages
Consultant: Dr. Shelly Watts

Dr. Shel was great to work with, and I really felt like she cared about me personally. She took a good amount of time to get to know me on multiple levels, and then helped me craft a solid application.

I spent months interviewing other application/admissions consultants. I got the impression that some so-called consultants were MBA grads that were in between jobs, or hadn’t figured out what they want to do as a career yet.

Dr. Shel is different – she is a complete professional, and has a TON of experience. She has helped people get into Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, etc.

The best thing about Dr. Shel, in my opinion, was that she was honest with me, and gave me her candid opinion about my chances of success, and helped me to create realistic expectations. With Dr. Shel’s help, I ended up saving a ton of valuable time by focusing 100% of my efforts on Wharton.

Dr. Shel took an exceptionally stressful process, and helped to guide me through each step. She exceeded my expectations, and I am so grateful that I found her!

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     By MustbeatGMAT 27 18
This review is for: MBA Admit School Packages
Consultant: Dr. Shelly Watts

Now that the euphoria of making it to a couple of top 15-top 25 schools has settled, I wanted to write a thoughtful review for a service that was beyond every expectation that I had. Simply put, Dr. Shel is amazing and if you are looking for a consultant who actually delivers and gets the job done, you want Dr. Shel on your team.

I was no fancy MBA candidate – I had a low GMAT, a couple of questionable grades because of a few rough semesters, and a low GPA. I was going uphill right from the get go. But at the end, I made it.

Having worked with a major firm before, I was very nervous and quite skeptical on what to expect. Right from the intro call, which was about 1-1.5 hours on the day I emailed, a couple of weeks before deadlines, I could tell Dr. Shel was the real deal. She helped me identify key levers and how we would brand me to make it in, she guided me on identifying the schools to go after, why they might accept me and then guided me on exactly how to execute. Her guidance wasn’t fluffy rubbish but actual concrete detailed steps on what to do, what to include what to take out and then line by line editing to make sure everything worked together.

She is brilliantly strategic in terms of using the various components (essays, app forms, etc.) to deliver a strong application. Additionally, she manages expectations very well (e.g. when is your stuff coming, what’s pending etc.) and when it was crunch time, she delivered without compromising any quality. She genuinely cared about seeing me make it through and you could tell with the ideas that she would bring forth and how responsiveness she was. Also when I had a few rejections she would push me to say positive and hope for the best for the others, she never gave up on me and I truly felt like I had a strong partner to support me.

Dr. Shel’s style of communicating and approach made me a better communicator. I could feel myself write better and my peers at work mentioned that I am communicating slightly differently but in a positive way. I can’t recommend her enough. If you want someone professional, who gets it done, is brilliantly strategic, personable, has vast experience, and affordable, you want Dr. Shel on your team. This is one of the best investments I made and I am headed to B School!!!

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     By Anonymous 293 147
This review is for: MBA Admit School Packages
Consultant: Dr. Shelly Watts

Thanks to help of Dr. Shelly Watts and MBA Admit, I was admitted into Duke, which was my top choice! Initially I was hesitant at seeking any form of consulting services because of the sky high prices and negative reviews I’ve read from numerous sites about many of the services. However, my GMAT score was lower than the average score of many of the top schools that I wanted to apply for, so I knew that my essays had to be top notch. MBA Admit was one of the main services that caught my eye since the prices were rather affordable and the people had nothing but positive things to say. After the initial consultation with Dr. Shel, I was left very satisfied with the application strategy that we put together.
Throughout the process, Dr. Shel was incredibly responsive and very interested in my success, and her constructive criticism was crucial in putting together the best possible application. I was very impressed with the remarkable improvement from my initial draft to the final product. Dr. Shel and her team really helped bring life to my essays, and she offered great advice in how to construct an overall application package (via recommendations, interviews, resume, etc.) that gives the admissions board the full picture of who you are as candidate. I am incredibly appreciative of the Dr. Shel and the MBA Admit team, and I would highly recommend their services to anyone who is applying to a top MBA program.

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Wharton Admit
December 27 | 2015
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     By IvyTexan 12 18
This review is for: MBA Admit School Packages
Consultant: Dr. Shelly Watts

I was determined to enroll in either Harvard or Wharton for my MBA, and I could not have achieved my acceptance to Wharton without the assistance of Dr. Shel and her team.

MBA Admit was recommended to me by several friends at top 5 programs, and I was very happy with my decision to use the service. Although I considered several other consulting programs, the price point of MBA Admit was significantly below the competition and the value I received was exceptional.

Dr. Shel provided great advice for how to focus my applications on my strengths, and how to tailor my essays and letters of recommendation to each school. My letter writers especially appreciated the advice and tips that were provided to them, as MBA Admit made their job significantly easier (and made the ask much less intimidating on my end).

If I were to do the process all over again, I would select MBA Admit without hesitation.

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Best Bang For Your Buck
December 27 | 2015
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     By Anonymous 0 0
This review is for: MBA Admit School Packages
Consultant: Dr. Shelly Watts

With a long laundry list of things to do, the application process for B-School is quite daunting. Look no further and go with the MBA Admit team.

I had great time working with Dr. Shelly Watts. She keeps an open mind to help craft the best application for you. From the onset, just like many candidates, I conducted due diligence on finding the right admissions consulting services. I spoke with with six other consultants. To be honest, the other consulting services charge super expensive prices for untailored corporate speak. Whereas, Dr. Shelly Watts stood out with her AFFORDABLE prices, strong insights into the application process and knowledge on the attributes of the top MBA programs.

Overall, I was accepted by a top-7 MBA program. I cannot thank Dr. Shelly Watts and the MBA Admit team enough for helping me gain admission to my dream school!

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