GMAT Club
ARINGO Admissions Consulting Reviews
    Number of reviews [93]
    Average Rating:       (4.9/5)
Packages
ARINGO School Packages [38]
    
ARINGO Hourly Services [55]
    
Aringo
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.
Get a free consultation with ARINGO

Your OWN review

Submit a Verified Review and get up to a $10 Amazon gift card

create

REAL REVIEWS
YOU CAN TRUST

We read, verify and individually confirm each review

How we verify reviews

Step 1

Purchase Verification

We verify that the reviewer was a client by comparing the email address they provide with the company's database.

Step 2

Identity Verification

We verify the reviewer's identity through one of the following:

Official GMAT Score Report

GMAT Club Membership Term

School E-mail Address

Step 3

We manually process all reviews, and if a review does not meet any of the prior criteria, the review will not be posted.

Step 4

We pay $10 for each GMAT Course and Admission Consultant review only if we are certain it is a real review. If we cannot verify it, we won't issue a giftcard for it and we won't publish it.

GMAT Club requires that users verify their identity before posting a review.

reviewer identity verified by score report
     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!

Was this review helpful to you?
   
Comments [0]
reviewer identity verified by school email address
     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.

Was this review helpful to you?
   
Comments [0]
reviewer identity verified by score report
     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.

Was this review helpful to you?
   
Comments [0]
Great experience
December 15 | 2017
reviewer identity verified by school email address
     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.

Was this review helpful to you? 11 out of 11 people found the following review helpful
   
Comments [0]
ARINGO rocks!
December 09 | 2017
reviewer identity verified by school email address
     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.

Was this review helpful to you? 9 out of 9 people found the following review helpful
   
Comments [0]
Thank you aringo
November 23 | 2017
reviewer identity verified by score report
     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.

Was this review helpful to you? 11 out of 11 people found the following review helpful
   
Comments [0]
Excellent!!!
October 26 | 2017
reviewer identity verified by score report
     By bcaa 0 0
This review is for: ARINGO School Packages
Consultant: Lainie Cogan

All of Aringo's staff was very helpful and efficient from day 1.
They don't play games or sell you stories. They are able to capture the strengths and weaknesses of your candidacy quite accurately and set achievable expectations based on their long experience in graduate school applications. They know exactly which schools are a good it for you.

I really enjoyed the process since my consultant (Lainie) is very skilled and responsive, so I never felt that we were coming close to a deadline without having a 100% perfect final product. Plus, she never gave up on me after endless back-and-forths on essays.

I 110% recommend them! Guys, thank you so much for helping me get into my top choice school!

Was this review helpful to you? 11 out of 11 people found the following review helpful
   
Comments [0]
Thank you!
October 10 | 2017
reviewer identity verified by membership
     By femie 0 0
This review is for: ARINGO School Packages
Consultant: Sriram Emani

I found Aringo to be an amazing service. Not only did they give me very personalized service, they also cared about what I wanted and went above and beyond to see that I was helped.
Michelle and Sriram both personally saw to my needs while applying and then checked in on me and kept in touch while I matriculated. When I had issues they got back to me immediately and I never felt as thought I wasn't getting my money's worth.
I would absolutely absolutely recommend them to anyone who is trying to get into their dream school. I got into mine and it was the best decision I made!

Was this review helpful to you? 10 out of 10 people found the following review helpful
   
Comments [0]
Great help during busy times
August 01 | 2017
reviewer identity verified by membership
     By PauloAH 5 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

Was this review helpful to you? 12 out of 12 people found the following review helpful
   
Comments [2]
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. :)
Thanks ARINGO
August 01 | 2017
reviewer identity verified by school email address
     By zivsnai 0 0
This review is for: ARINGO School Packages
Consultant: Danielle Marom

When applying with my low GPA I was sure M7 programs are out of the question.
I am glad to say that ARINGO paved the way for me to get there.
ARINGO were there from day one when I only considered an MBA degree and was there during my program decision process, and all the way to the interview preparation.
ARINGO had the knowhow to direct me and the connections in each of my desired programs to help me prepare for my application.
I am glad I made the smart choice in choosing to work with ARINGO, it definitely got me to the point I am in.

Was this review helpful to you? 10 out of 10 people found the following review helpful
   
Comments [0]



31 Older and Non-Verified Reviews for ARINGO
Most Reviewed ARINGO consultants
Joy Pincus [11]
    
Lainie Cogan [9]
    
Sriram Emani [6]
    
Chaya [5]
    
Tim Potter [5]
    
Get a Special Discount on ARINGO
Exclusively provided for the GMAT Club Community
Learn more