Testimonial Detail



March 25, 2019
Client from: India
Status: First-time applicant
Pre-MBA industry: Oil & Gas Engineering
Years of experience at time of matriculation: 9
GMAT/GRE score: 660
Undergraduate GPA: 55/100
Graduate GPA: 3.4/4.0
Career Gap: 18 months – no job at time of applying
Admitted to: Krannert, Mendoza, Owen, Smeal, Tepper
Scholarship(s): $289,000

It was an amazing experience to work with Kathryn and Vanessa for my business school admission process. I received some great admission offers with big scholarships. My profile was very complicated because of my age and a lay-off at work, but Kathryn handled it very tactfully and ensured that the positive aspects of my profile were showcased vividly.

I could confidently talk during my interviews because Kathryn and Vanessa helped me understand my own life experiences and craft a genuine, coherent story around them. Kathryn was always accessible and passionate to help pretty much 24×7; I cannot remember a time when I needed Kathryn’s input and I had to wait more than a couple hours (usually she responded within a few minutes). I had some great discussions with Kathryn and Vanessa to understand how to write business school essays. Once I wrote the first draft, they thoroughly checked it and provided input on how I could further enhance it.

Kathryn’s honest and straight-forward personality was a major factor in my successful business school admission process. She provided honest input on my weaknesses (no sugar coating!) and limitations. I could craft a realistic and practical strategy to target the right schools because of Kathryn’s invaluable input.

I would highly recommend working with SquareOne prep if you are looking for a great success in your business school application process!

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