The following testimonials represent some of the feedback – much
of it unsolicited – we received over the last year. We may correct typographical
errors or misspellings, and will change or withhold details to protect client
privacy, but otherwise do not edit these comments:
I just wanted to write you a quick note to tell you how great of an experience I
had with Todd. His guidance was *absolutely* critical to helping
me formulate a cohesive and convincing story. I submitted 5 B-school
applications for Round 1: HBS, Wharton, Kellogg, Chicago,
and MIT. Thus far, I have been accepted to Kellogg, Chicago, and
waitlisted at Wharton. Considering my fairly average profile and this year’s
ultracompetitive applicant pool, I am extremely excited to have options!" -H,
Just wanted to let you know that I got the call from Chicago today. I'm
I'm so excited and so relieved! Just wanted to thank you for your time and
advice. It made a big difference.
I wish you Happy Holidays!
Regards," -V, TX
I'm IN at Chicago!!
I can't believe it! A process that started 20 months ago just ended with a one
minute phone call!
Thank you so much for all your help!! I could not have done it without your
guidance as a reapplicant.
Yesterday I also got invited to Yale.
Anyway, for now I have one in the bag.
Thanks again!! Wishing you a very Happy Holiday season!!
Regards," -F, FL
I got into LBS today. Thank you so much for all of your help, I couldn't
have done it without you." -J, VT
I just wanted to drop you a quick line and thank you again for all of your help
with my business school applications.
I also wanted to let you know that I was accepted to both Kellogg and
Duke (with scholarship).
I'm certain that I wouldn't have been accepted without your guidance and
feedback. As you can personally attest, these are exciting times and a huge
payoff for so many long hours." -K, NC
I have received admission notice from both Georgetown University and University of Maryland!
Thank you very much for all the help that you provided during the application process.
You helped me with great patience and professionalism. Without you, I would find it extremely hard
to reach my goal! I will definitely recommend you and your service to those who are applying for
business school. Thank you again with all my heart!
Sincerely," -E, NY
"Maria, Jeff and Todd,
I wanted to let you know that I was admitted to LBS this afternoon! Thank
you very much for all your help.
Thanks again," -Z, FL
Thank you so very much for all your help throughout the application process.
From late evening to early morning, you have always been there. I cannot express
enough gratitude for all your help and effort in helping me further my candidacy
Thank you again for everything. Best," -R, TN
You are awesome. I can't believe how on top of this you are. Whatever happens in
the end, you've been a big help in making the most of where I'm at... Thank
you." -M, FL
"Thank You Maria. I am extremely grateful for all the assistance
you guys provided me. Matt definitely did an amazing job improving my
application to its full potential. And also Todd was a great help with the Mock
Thanks," -R, NC
OMG! I got an interview at Yale! I'm psyched, as this is looking like a
great option these days..
Have a great weekend," -R, SC
Mennette really helped me think through all of my significant work and life
experiences, like scattered puzzle pieces, and articulate a clear and consistent
personal story throughout my business school applications. At the end of the
day, I felt that my applications not only included a highly persuasive argument
for admission, but also allowed for my individual personality to shine through
to the reader. I was thrilled to be offered admission to my top choice of
business schools -- I would highly encourage all serious business school
candidates to work with this group of skilled professionals." -J, GA
Just wanted to share the great news - I am IN at Columbia! I didn't think
they would get back to me so soon. I am absolutely in love with the school and I
think that it is a great fit. Thanks a ton for all of your help and guidance."
-J, British Columbia
Regarding my conversation with Doug - first of all, he is definitely very
knowledgeable about this area and that is good. I have dealt with some other
consultants at other companies before and he is far more personal and easy to
work with. One thing that I really like about him is his honesty. I know every
candidate has her own strengths and weaknesses and he is very objective is
assessing my candidacy. And that's what I want to hear. I don't just want
someone to ask me who I am, what I do and just tell me 'here's what I will do to
maximize your chance.' Every consultant can maximize my chance, but whether
maximizing my chance will get me to where I wanted is another deal. After our
conservation, I do feel like the areas that I REALLY need to focus on are
clearer and I know exactly what I need to crack to make up for my weaknesses.
And he is very straightforward about that and that helped a lot more than any
other advice. And I think the objectivity of the AC consultants is going to be a
competitive edge for your company.
All in all, I do believe that Doug is going to be very helpful along the way and
I really hope he could be the one who helps me get to where I want to go...!"
Thanks so much for all your help through this process-- from answering my
numerous questions, to helping with research, to giving advice on what direction
to take with my essays. It has been really nice having someone to walk me
through the process and definitely helped curb the application jitters!" -S,
I appreciate your invaluable feedback and insight through out the process. I
will keep you posted with how things turn out.
Thanks again," -L, CA
Thanks again for all of your help and especially for being so accommodating on
the weekends over the past two weeks." -C, CA
Hope all's well at your end... I am happy to inform you that I received an
interview call from [Chicago] GSB.
I want to Thank you for all the help, support and encouragement !!
Warm Regards," -J, India
I didn't quite say this last time but thank you for your help with the
Chicago essays! I was particularly worried about them and I don't think I
would have got the interview without incorporating your suggestions." -H, VA
Thank you so much for all of your help. I didn't think that I would make this
deadline. I don't know where I would be without your help.
Thanks again," -J, FL
Thank you, this wouldn't have been possible without you. It was a time race but
I am very happy with the result.
Best regards." -O, Columbia
I wish to sincerely thank you for all your help with the applications process
thus far....you've come up with some awesome suggestions!
best," -M, TX
Thank you so much for all of your help with my essays... your feedback has been
excellent and I will keep you posted on how things go!
Regards," -R, NY
I have to tell you that Cindy has been an incredibly valuable resource for me
during the business school application process. Because I am able to get her
feedback on my essays, brainstorm with her on my successes and strengths, and
bombard her with questions in regards to my insecurities, I still have good
relationships with my family and friends. If she hadn't been there to field all
of my issues (and she is always beyond quick in responding), I would not be able
to submit such strong applications for school. She offers perspective when I
become too myopic.
Thanks so much for everything." -H, NY
"Cindy always makes time for me and always replies to my
inquiries even when late at night. She is courteous and friendly and willing to
even go over allotted time to solve my admissions issues. She also points out
helpful perspectives towards the admissions process that I would never have
thought of on my own. I have been greatly satisfied with my experience and I
have gotten my application finished in a more polished form in a shorter amount
of time." -L, TX
I would like to offer praise to Nicole for her work. She was instrumental in the
application process and really helped to strengthen my case for admission. She
pointed out ways in which I could position myself and did a fabulous job on
editing my resume and essays.
Regards," -S, NY
I received an offer of admission today to Columbia. It looks like our
work is done! You have been extremely helpful and I will recommend your services
to any of my friends who plan on applying to business school in the future."
I have good news: I was just recently offered an invitation to interview at
Columbia Business School. I am very excited about this development, and I
wish to thank both you and Cindy for assisting my business school applications.
As part of the Gold Package, I believe one mock interview was included. I would
like to utilize it to help me prepare for my CBS interview. I have just reached
out to the alumni interviewers, and I am awaiting their responses, so an
interview time has not been set yet.
If we could speak further about this and schedule a mock interview, I would
greatly appreciate it. If you require any further information, please let me
Thank you very much.
Sincerely," -D, NY
I got admitted to Stanford Graduate School of Business!!! And I have been
accepted or waitlisted by all other top B-schools to which I applied. Thank you
so much for all your effective guidance on my applications.
I really appreciate your timely responses. Your replies have always been within
24 hours, even on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day; your prompt
advice has always been my reliable strong support whenever I was blocked in
developing my essays. I don’t believe it would have been possible to meet my
tight application schedule otherwise.
Your consulting skills are superb. You guided me to select the most appropriate
experiences to highlight in my essays, you encouraged me to use my own words and
my own tone to present a very special and vivid candidate to the admissions, and
you elaborated your comments three or more times in different perspectives to
refine my points; I am whole heartedly grateful for your incredible work, which
is what I believe played a huge role to help me get into my dream school.
I feel so lucky that I met you, such a responsible consultant with deep insight.
Thank you for spending time to read my disorganized, drafted documents so
carefully; thank you for analyzing my background information thoroughly and
digging out my potential. While I was aiming at a top 20 B-school as my
highest goal, you challenged me to pursue Stanford GSB, and we succeeded!
Please relay my appreciations to Cindy who conducted a very helpful mock
Best Regards," -W, CA
"I am very happy to report that I have been accepted to my top
choice, Stanford. At the time I was writing my applications, I was
extremely busy and stressed from events at work. Chris did a fantastic job of
helping me to focus on my applications and formulate a winning plan to market
myself to schools. I am extremely grateful that I was able to receive his expert
Best," -P, TX
"I am delighted to inform you that my daughter D has got
admission to full-time MBA at Duke.
Looking back, seeking Admission Consultant's help was the best decision I made!
I am convinced that she would not have succeeded in getting admission to a top
school with out Todd's expert guidance. She had less than 2 years work
experience and had a GMAT score of 670. He guided her at every step -
strategizing, selection of universities, essays, applications etc. Apart from
the fact that the response time was always great, what I appreciated most was
that Todd ensured that we get the best value for our investment.
Thanks again for your help.
Regards," -P, India
"Dear Susan, I cant believe it! I got multiple offers! I got
into Ross, Anderson and Darden despite my 640 GMAT. Thanks
a bunch for all your hard work. It's now time to start studying..."
All the Best," -V, CO
"Delighted to tell you that I did secure an admission into the
Wharton school MBA program. Thanks very much for your support during the
application process, and for helping me in the last moments close to the
deadline in a very timely manner. I found your help and support invaluable, and
this wouldn't have been possible without you."
"Hi Karen! I hope you're doing well! I just wanted to let you
know that I was accepted by both Kellogg and Chicago GSB this
week! Now comes the difficult part - deciding on which one to attend. But that's
a good problem to have. :)
Thank you so much for all your invaluable help and guidance throughout the
process!! It is deeply appreciated, and I only hope that one day I can return
Have a great weekend!
Kindest Regards," -M, NY
I want to let you know that I got my acceptance from Haas and Kent did a
terrific job in helping me apply to schools. It is a hard won battle with my
Low GPA and GMAT score and I couldn't have done it without Kent's help.
Thanks!" -C, CA
"Dear Nicole and Todd,
Great news: I got my admit letter to CBS J-Term!!!
I would like to thank you so much for your efforts. You helped me a lot in
conveying my case to the Adcom and to my interviewer in the best way it could
Thank you a lot!!! Without your help and guidance, I could not achieve this!!"
I had my initial session with Todd as planned and it went very well. Todd was
very friendly and engaging on the phone and I was extremely impressed with his
level of expertise. He provided invaluable insights into the business school
admissions process and opened my eyes to a few key points that I had been
unaware of up to this point which I know will be helpful as I continue with my
applications. I also very much appreciated his frank honesty -- specifically
with respect to GMAT scores and the unofficial 'prerequisites' that the
admissions boards at the top programs look for.
The only downside to the conversation was that the hour went by so quickly. He
definitely articulated a great deal of information into the relatively short
session and was very accommodating in that he allowed the session to run over by
a few minutes.
I hope to continue working with your service, and Todd in particular, over the
Regards," -R, TX
I just wanted to give you a brief update on my work with Nicole. I have been
extremely happy with Nicole's help so far. Her comments and critiques have been
very poignant and valid. I felt that she deserves some praise at this point as
we progress in the application process.
Regards," -D, NY
"David - Please pass these on to the appropriate people!
Hope this e-mail finds you and your family well.
I just received an invitation from HBS for for admission to the MBA Class
of 2010. I wanted to thank you for your outstanding assistance and guidance
throughout the application process. In particular, your excellent turnaround
times (1 day on most occasions) allowed me to meet all my the application
deadlines comfortably. You are a gem!
I will be in touch as I hear back from Wharton (tomorrow) and Stanford
Thank you for conducting the mock interviews on such short notice. They were
extremely helpful in helping me prepare for the real thing. Hope all is well on
your end and you are taking care of your health.
Thank you for your coordinating everything from the very first day to now and
for being always cheerful about it!
Alright, this is beginning to sound like an award acceptance speech, so I am
going to stop.
My best to you all,
p.s. David, you have a great team at AC. Keep it up!" -A, U.A.E.
"Dear Mr. Braithwaite,
I've been accepted to LBS!!! INSEAD interview was ok and I'm
waiting for results. MIT is ding, and HBS and GSB are R3,
so no news there yet.
Overall I'm happy with my progress so far and I would like to thank you for your
valuable advise. If I will be admitted to other schools I will let you now.
Thank you," -A, NY
I just wanted to let you know that earned acceptance into the fall EMBA
program at Notre Dame. Thank you for your help in achieving my
Best Regards," -S, IL
I am delighted to inform you that I have received an admission offer from the
Johnson School (Cornell University) for Class of 2010 Full Time MBA
I would like to thank you again for all the guidance you provided during the
application process. It has been really great working with you.
Thanks," -A, India
I am "IN" at UNC!!! Yahoooooo!
Very excited. Thanks so much! Time to party...." -S, FL
I just thought I would write to advise you that Columbia just advised me
that I've been admitted!! 18 months of work, finally paying off.
Kind regards," -P, MN
I would like to first thank you for your help in preparing me for my interview
with Columbia. In addition, I'd like to inform you that I had my
interview yesterday and received my decision today. I'M IN!!
Thanks again." -S, AZ
Just wanted to share with you the good news. I got admitted to London
Business School. I also want to share with you that I got admitted to
Wharton School of Business. It is going to be a difficult decision to choose
between LBS and Wharton. Thank you so much for your support during the
application process. Working with Admissions Consultants was definitely a
Kind regards," -K, Philippines
I wanted to let you know I was accepted at Wharton today. Thank you for
your counsel in the process. I will keep you posted on other results as they
Best," -A, NY
Today I received an e-mail from Tepper letting me know that they've
decided to admit me. I am so happy! The only other school I have heard from so
far is Cornell and they denied me. Right now I am really happy and feel a
tremendous weight has been lifted. I know I'll be going to a top school next
year. Thank you so much for your help. I really don't think my applications
would have been near as good as they ended up being had I tried to do this on my
I am writing with immense gratitude towards you for helping me out with my
essays. I have got an admit from Tepper and I give a lot of credit to
your consultation and the discussions we had regarding my career goals essays in
specific, and the structure of the essays in general. Thank you once again.
Thanks to admissionsconsultants.com for making this possible.
Regards," -N, India
I just want to let you know Kent did a fantastic job helping me apply to
Thanks!" -C, TX
Just wanted to let you know that I have submitted both the Yale and
Cornell applications for consideration in the second round. Definitely feel
confident that I presented myself well. It feels good to have all of the
paperwork finished. Now just have to wait.
I also want to thank you for all of the help that you have given me over the
last year in preparing all of my applications. You always provided me with
insightful, timely feedback which was a big help for me with my changing
schedule. The fact that you did all of this while moving across country is
really amazing. Thank you so much for all of the help. I will keep you updated
on my tour in Afghanistan and with any updates I receive from the schools.
Regards," -S, CA
It was a great discussion. Thank you very much for your suggestions! It really
helps me to clarify MBA application process and strategy.
I took the note and will follow the steps throughout Y2008 :) For now, I will
try my best to crack GMAT exam. After that, I will choose the service among
different packages to further strengthen my applications (need to figure out how
to market myself more efficiently and effectively ;). Thanks again.
Best Regards," -J, Canada
"Matt, Thanks for all your help!
I didn't think I would be able to submit strong applications for HBS,
Wharton, Stanford and Sloan all in one round, but managed to
do so with your prompt and effective feedback. Hopefully, I will get some
Thanks again," -G, CA
I thought you'd like to know that I was accepted at HBS! I'm thrilled,
but unfortunately my celebration was cut very short upon hearing that my
girlfriend did not get in. I think I know what we will end up doing but it seems
like the least enjoyable option of all. It's only two 9 months stretches I
In any case, I really appreciate your help -- you were key in making sure I put
together the best possible application I could. I look forward to recommending
you to my friends.
Best regards," -C, NY
"Hello Dr. Braithwaite,
I wanted you to be one of the first people to know that today I was accepted
into HBS and their joint MD/MBA program. I'm very happy to receive that
news, and I wanted to thank you for all the help you provided in terms of
guidance and insight about my application. It definitely helped and I simply
wanted to say thank you. I hope things are not as busy as they were near the
round 1 application deadline, and I hope you're doing well.
Thank you again for all your help! I couldn't have done it without you."
"Dear Maria, Doug and Mindy,
I am very happy to inform you that I was accepted to HBS!! Thank you for
all your tremendous support."
I have just had a phone conversation with Doug and I was very impressed. It was
one of the most helpful discussions I have ever had.
I will contact Doug after I take the GMAT.
Many thank for you and Doug's help. I cannot appreciate more."
With your help, I feel confident that I'll be getting out of my current job
without negatively impacting my career.
I also feel like without you, my applications would be 1/10th the quality of
what they were. Maybe less. Your advice and critiques were very helpful and
appreciated. I owe a lot to you.
So, best of luck. Thanks again." -M, GA
Hope you are doing great. Have a good news to share. I am through to Fuqua, got
the decision 5 minutes back."
Just wanted to know that I was accepted into the 1 year AMBA program at
Cornell starting in May this year. I found out on Saturday AM, Singapore
time, and am ecstatic.
They said that the school is in the process of finalizing the scholarship
decisions and that they would let me know in a week or so. They have also sent
me the acceptance package by FedEx.
I just wanted to thank you for your support and patience thru this application
process. I really appreciate it.
best regards," -K, MA
As of Monday, I have all my 6 applications submitted. I spent the last week
celebrating the ending of this painful 6 months. Now, I want to thank to you for
everything: for your super quick responses, honest comments, constructive
feedback, having me written 5 different Wharton's outsider essays, and
many other things I am not listing for conciseness sake :)
No results yet, (plus hopefully I will have keep working for the interviews),
however I know that working with you has totally changed the quality of my
applications. If I cannot get in anywhere with these applications, I would not
even be close doing them by myself. At the end, I feel pretty good about my
applications. Thanks again..."
"Nicole - just wanted to pass along some great news - I got
admitted to the Johnson School! I'm very excited. Thank you again for all of
your guidance - I found your input extremely valuable through the process. I'll
keep you posted about other decisions as I hear back, but I really love the
Johnson School and think it would be a great place for me.
Best," -D, Cayman Islands
Let me inform you that in addition to HBS, Wharton and Chicago
GSB, I have been also accepted to Berkeley and MIT Sloan.
As you may guess, my inclination is towards HBS and Wharton. I hope to finalize
my decision soon.
Best Regards," -B, Turkey
i got into Haas. i'll still wait and see what happens with harvard,
wharton, etc. but i am extremely excited and really want to thank you for
all your help through the process.
i'll keep you posted if i hear anything from the other schools.
thanks again," -N, CA
I was planning to share with you the great news that I've got through to MIT
Thanks so much for all your help and efforts- without your guidance, it would
have been very difficult. Thanks a lot!
Regards," -S, United Kingdom
Finally I got an admit letter
from Darden and looking forward to join the class of 2010.
Thanks to you all for your guidance." -P, CA
I just got my last decision notice today and I got in to UNC Kenan-Flagler!
I have to choose between CMU Tepper and UNC now.
Thanks for all of your help." -J, MI
I wanted to tell you that I just received an admit to the University of
This is great!!
I couldn't have
pulled this off, if it hadn't been for the fact that you helped me all the way.
I was still trying to find the time to send you a really nice thank you note
(after sending in my application), but guess what - the admit came along before
I found time to email you!!!
Thank you!!" -S, MN
The interview with Mindy has been very helpful. She is very thorough and touched
on all points I needed for improvement and she also wrote them up in a document
so I can go over them before the interview. I am really happy and I will
recommend your firm and Mindy in particular to other people.
Thank you," -M, MD
Just got the admit notification from Cornell today!! It's an awesome
feeling, and needless to say, I don't think I could have done it without all of
your help, guidance, and motivation. Thanks again for all of the help over the
last year, its has been a crazy process but looks like a happy ending!
Regards," -H, CA
I have good news to share with you: I am admitted to Ross. Thank you very
much for the guidance during the whole process, your edits made my way very
I am now deciding between Duke and Ross.
Thanks," -A, India
I wanted to send an email to thank you one last time for all your help with the
essay writing process. Over the last 2 weeks, I found out that I got in to
HBS and Stanford. I am super excited, am really appreciative of your
input, and am glad to report that the hard work generated a good result!
Thanks again and hope all is well," -J, TX
I got in!!! Class of 2010!!!!! Thanks for all your help and support!
Take care, and hope all is going well," -C, GA
I wanted to let you know that I got in to Columbia!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thanks for all the help!" -B, IL
Just wanted to let you know that I was accepted into MIT!!!! I am really
in shock and can't believe I am 4/4 with MBA programs so far. Thanks again for
your support, it is a dream come true! Now I have a tough decision to make...
Thanks," -A, WA
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