Testimonial Detail



March 26, 2020
Client from: United States
Status: First-time applicant
Pre-MBA industry: Education
Years of experience at time of matriculation: 1
GMAT/GRE score: 760 (V: 44 Q: 51)
Undergraduate GPA: 3.76/4.00
Graduate GPA: 3.68/4.00
Admitted to: Wharton
Scholarship(s): $80,000

I mean this from the bottom of my heart: I never would’ve gotten into Wharton without Square One. I started the MBA process pretty late into Round 2 as a young, non-traditional applicant (coming from education). I never thought I’d have a chance at a top MBA this year, but after speaking to multiple resources, I decided to take a shot. After conversations with a lot of different consultants, I opted to go with Kathryn and Square One due to her honesty and confidence in the application process.

I received guidance from the Square One team on every facet of the application process. My consultant, Iris Tian, was also a former teacher and is the most supportive and helpful person I could’ve possibly asked for. My career narrative expert, Wendy, was instrumental in helping me define my career narrative as a younger applicant. When I submitted my apps to my three schools, I genuinely believed I could not have put a better application forward. Ultimately, I interviewed at two of the schools and was accepted at Wharton with money. It feels like I’m dreaming, and I am so grateful for choosing Square One!

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