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ARINGO has helped hundreds of people with GMAT scores below 720 get accepted to the top MBA programs by bringing out the real person behind the application. Founded by a former Wharton Admissions Committee Member, we know what the top business schools are looking for, and we will help make sure that your strengths will emerge in your application.
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Great help during busy times
August 01 | 2017
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     By PauloAH 7 6
This review is for: ARINGO School Packages
Consultant: Prasanth

I'm a recent MBA grad, two years ago I used Aringo to help me with essay writing. As an international student, I was looking for support not only in grammar/semantics but also tailoring of content and guidance.

Aringo was a great help! Always replying with in a day (sometimes hours) with candid and reliable feedback. The way the company is established allows one to benefit from one’s direct consultant as well as other consultants that as grads from other top B-schools and can collectively give you a broader and more nuanced perspective. For instance, my consultant was a Columbia grad, he was the lead consultant as I applied to Tuck and Kellogg and occasionally he pointed me to a Kellogg grad for interview practice and final essay review.

I ended my application process with three top 10 offers. I recommended Aringo to a few friends and it was mostly successful for them.

Two extra tips -- 1)it usually pays off to negotiate the initial price 2) be active in selecting the consultant that better fit your needs

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1 Commented by cman2010 on October 23, 2017
What means/ how did you go about negotiating the price? $3999 is the price for one school application review.

Additionally, how were you selective? did you interview each consultant?

Thanks
2 Commented by Aringo on December 18, 2017
Hi there! We no longer negotiate prices, however you can ask about potential discounts - for example we offer GMAT Club members a discounted rate!
Also the price is $3900. :)
Can't Rate Highly Enough
April 06 | 2017
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     By RobynM 0 0
This review is for: ARINGO School Packages
Consultant: Tim Potter

I can't speak highly enough of Aringo and its consulting services. I was hesitant to start with a consultant because of the price, but ended up deciding it was worth the investment. Michelle at Aringo spent an hour on the phone with me answering all of my questions and making sure I was ready to use a consulting service. Working with Tim was enjoyable, professional, and incredibly efficient. He answered all of my questions, was quick to respond, and very good at elaborating on any of his recommendations. If you are interested in a great consulting relationship, I highly recommend him!

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     By esther11 0 0
This review is for: ARINGO School Packages
Consultant: Chaya

ARINGO was just great!

My essays, CV, basically everything would not have been as good as it was with the help of ARINGO. Because their consultants really know, what they talk about. They know, what to focus on, what not and what is perceived as important for which school.

Saved me a lot of time and got me into my favorite business school!

They are very fast and accurate in responding, very flexible and really a great help. For all the material you have to submit, further tips, the interview preparation and even on general GMAT tips.

Can just recommend them!

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Outstanding service!
February 19 | 2018
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     By Genkin123 0 5
This review is for: ARINGO School Packages
Consultant: Gwen Dreilinger

I have nothing but praise for the service I received from Aringo and from my consultant. I received constant feedback, many times in a matter of hours or even minutes. I could always talk to my consultant and to others in Aringo.
Other than great feedback and very high preparation, both for the application and for the interviews, I received help for even the smallest things: writing a formal mail to admission in different school, my consultant went over my application before I submitted it and I could always call them and ask questions.
I got into a top school and needless to say, I am very pleased with every part of the service. I couldn't ask for more.

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     By gparissa 0 0
This review is for: ARINGO Hourly Services
Consultant: Sriram Emani

After taking the GMAT a few years ago, I finally decided to apply to business school in late August. I determined that Cornell Tech was the school for me given my tech background and wanted to apply for round 1. I also wanted to apply to NYU Stern's part-time program (since they have a specialization in product management and could continue my current job), but needed the decision timelines to line up - the Stern application for round 1 was due in mid -September. With less than 1 month to prepare, I contacted a few consultants to review my applications. Aringo rose to the occasion and very quickly was able to help me polish my Stern application within 1 week.

After a very positive experience with Aringo, I contacted them again for my Cornell Tech application. This time around, I spent a few weeks working closely with Sriram Emani. I honestly couldn't recommend him enough! Although I had thought that my application was pretty much complete when I hired him, he completely restructured my creative essay, which definitely highlighted my story and accomplishments in an impactful way. After submitting my application, I was quickly called in for an interview. Sriram led me through the interview prep like a pro and I danced through the interview with AdCom.

With Aringo's help, I was quickly admitted to both Stern and Cornell Tech. Cornell Tech also granted me the Forté Fellowship and $60,000. I don't think I would have gotten such a large merit scholarship without Sriram's help.

Overall I found Aringo consulting to be extremely knowledgeable, prompt, and custom tailored to the applicant's specific needs. I'd highly recommend them!

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     By sdkilleen 0 0
This review is for: ARINGO School Packages
Consultant: Lin Zhao

After speaking with Michelle on the phone, I hired Aringo for a 4-school package and was incredibly thankful that I did. Michelle matched me with a great consultant (Lin) that took my resume and essays to the next level, and helped me practice my interviewing skills. Lin rarely took more than 24 hours to respond to emails which was super important to me because I was working every day on my writing pieces. I ended up enrolling at Indiana (Kelley) where I am set to graduate in a few months, thanks in part to Aringo. My advice to anyone beginning their MBA journey is to go with the firm that you feel most comfortable with (and of course within your budget). For me, that was Aringo.

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     By pmo1 14 5
This review is for: ARINGO School Packages
Consultant: Shimri

I took the 4 school package from Aringo and applied to 4 of the M-7 schools in the US. I was invited for interview at 2 schools and after both great interviews, was accepted into 1 school. Aringo’s process is transparent and provides the opportunity for review by peer consultants who have attended the target school. My consultants were helpful and expertly navigated me through the admissions process including strategy development, essay writing and interview prep. The response time was usually within 48 hours and they were generally easily approachable. They did not negotiate the price but offered a good discount at the beginning of the process.

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Great experience
December 15 | 2017
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     By ShaniG 0 0
This review is for: ARINGO School Packages
Consultant: Chaya

I would like to highly recommend Aringo for admission consulting services.
The overall experience was friendly, very professional and encouraging.
The main goal in the company’s guidelines is to help you express yourself in the best way and as a result, working with Aringo and especially with their consultant enabled me to open my eyes to great things about my abilities, revealed more of my qualities and helped me to transfer my ideas into writing.
It is very important in the MBA admission process for one to be surrounded in a warm and positive environment, which Aringo provides, and to always believe in yourself.

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ARINGO rocks!
December 09 | 2017
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     By Amore 0 0
This review is for: ARINGO Hourly Services
Consultant: Ann Chao

Aringo has world class admission consultants and packages. They provided invaluable advice and feedback for my applications. Initially, I was given a trial hour to take an informed decision about choosing Aringo and the consult
ant. The consultant was very knowledgeable, friendly, and personable. They discussed my future goals in detail and shared their professional and personal experiences in depth. Provided creative and interesting ideas for the essays and statements. I was able to successfully provide a 360 degree view of my background, experience, and personality to the admissions committee. The consultant remained in touch till I got admitted. I highly recommend them.

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Thank you aringo
November 23 | 2017
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     By danieling 0 0
This review is for: ARINGO School Packages
Consultant: Dalit

From the first kickoff meeting I felt I was in good hands, I had the full support of the whole ARINGO teem and most importantly my personal consultant who was amazing we had a good connection and I felt she 'got me'. My consultant is an expert of my first school choice. It was a lot of hard work but ARINGO brought out the best of my abilities.

Tip: Make sure you have a good connection with your consultant, you will be working together a lot, so perhaps speak with them over the phone before setting off together.
Best of luck.

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