Amrit Hassaram

Founder

AmritAdmit.com

Singapore, Maharashtra

India

Net Promoter Score: 9

Consultant Bio

I help people find their dream careers and achieve their ambitions. I do this by helping people get to know themselves and their goals better through the MBA application process and career coaching during and post-MBA.

Applications, interviewing and coaching have been my forte for the past decade and I was fortunate enough to receive a 50% scholarship to Chicago Booth and offers from McKinsey and BCG whilst in school. I also coached hundreds of fellow students as a Career Coach (during and after school) and I am an Alumni Admissions Interviewer for Booth.

My multi-industry and international (lived and worked in 9 countries) experience helps me to craft your story in a unique and stand-out manner. My experience includes management-consulting (McKinsey), tech and e-commerce (Rocket Internet, BSc Comp Sci Cornell University), financial services (Derivatives sales and trading, Enterprise software) and consumer industries (Fashion and Manufacturing).

I work on MBA admissions full-time and work with a limited number of clients each year so I can provide a personalized, dedicated and rapid response service. I also work with a number of clients for career coaching recruiting during and post MBA.

Company Information

I work with clients on a comprehensive package basis (ie. from resume, goals, school selection, recommendations, essays, interviews, waitlist and offer management and negotiation) or can completely customize an hourly or special package.

Clients work with me for my deeply introspective and reflective process which is not only designed to help you get into a top MBA school but will also equip you with skills for your future career / endeavor.

I also provide a very personal service and hence only take on a limited number of clients each year to provide the best outcome possible.

Menu of Services and Associated Costs

Location: Singapore & Mumbai

Location: Singapore, Maharashtra, India

Phone: +91 8291-632828

Email: amrit@amritadmit.com

Website: http://amritadmit.com/

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  • Best In The Business - 10/10 Recommend Amrit
    5 days ago
    Coming from a non-traditional background, the prospect of navigating business school applications felt overwhelming. While consulting with various MBA advisors, I ultimately chose Amrit for his structured and honest approach during our initial conversation. His rigorous review of my application played a significant role in my acceptance to London Business School. Right from our first interaction, it was clear that Amrit possessed a deep understanding of my unique background. He dedicated time to thoroughly explore my journey, identifying the qualities that distinguished me. This empathetic approach fostered a collaborative relationship, shaping my application strategy. What truly distinguishes Amrit is his exceptional patience. Despite my numerous questions and uncertainties, he remained dedicated to my success. His methodical approach ensured the presentation of a compelling narrative and instilled in me ...
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  • Accepted Into Stanford, Wharton, Kellogg ($$$) & Yale ($$$)
    4 weeks ago
    I would like to share a little bit about my experience, what was important to me, the thought processes that went on in my mind, and how Amrit helped me navigate through all those challenges. I come from a purely technical background. So, when I first started, I soon realized that it's very important to portray my story in a different way for MBA programs. For example, I have always been focused on say coding languages and the technical aspect of things. But when it came to applying for an MBA, I had to learn how to present my story in a strategic way, focus on the leadership aspect of all my projects and the places where I took various initiatives. Amrit helped me identify all these ...
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  • Admitted To Stanford (With Scholarship) & Wharton
    6 months ago
    I enthusiastically endorse Amrit as an exceptional admissions consultant who has been pivotal in reshaping my MBA application journey. As a non-traditional candidate without the support of a feeder undergraduate institution, relevant job experience, and after a previous unsuccessful application cycle, I was navigating uncharted waters. When I initially contacted Amrit, it was his impartial feedback and genuinely positive approach—devoid of any sales pitch—that resonated with me. Having previously engaged with a costly consulting firm, I found myself squandering considerable time scouring the internet for inspiration and engaging in unproductive self-introspection exercises. This futile approach led me nowhere. However, Amrit's approach revolutionized my perception of the application process. His methodical framework not only demystified the daunting nature of the applications but also facilitated a profound exploration ...
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  • Non Traditional Candidate Admitted Into Wharton & Booth
    9 months ago
    Being a “non-traditional” candidate, the application process seemed very daunting to me at the outset. However, my very first call with Amrit put me at ease. The structured manner in which he approached the process by breaking it down to smaller actionable items really kept me focused and on track throughout. While Amrit encourages you to shoot your best shot, he is very upfront about his opinion and keeps you grounded, something which is very rare to find in people in this profession. He pushes you to introspect deeply and will not settle until you’ve arrived at the best version of your application, no matter how many iterations it takes. He’s also always readily available and is very prompt in his response. Many times I ...
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  • Imperfect Applicant Admitted To Ross & UCLA ($$$)
    11 months ago
    In many ways, I was an ‘imperfect’ applicant. I came from a non-feeder undergrad, non-feeder job role, industry and company, and also had a year-gap. I had tried my luck in the previous cycle applying to Kellogg and Tuck but was unsurprisingly met with rejections but was nonetheless disappointed, and was seriously questioning whether I should go ahead with an MBA at all, given that most people had advised me to look at T25-35 as ‘safety’ schools. But while speaking to a student from one of my target schools, I was referred to Amrit. I liked the approach he walked me through over the call and he provided me that much needed confidence that I could make a compelling application, given a possible improvement in ...
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  • Second Time Applying. Got Into My Dream School With 50% Scholarship, Thanks To Amrit!
    11 months ago
    Amrit is an outstanding MBA admissions consultant who helped me immensely in my B-school applications. This was my second time applying to MBA programs after a first failed attempt, and Amrit's guidance was crucial to my success. One of the things I appreciated most about working with Amrit was the level of structure he brought to the process. He provided a clear roadmap and timeline for the application process, which helped me stay organized and on track. His process helped me stay focused and ensured that I was hitting all the necessary milestones along the way. Amrit was highly responsive and accessible throughout the application process, always available to answer any questions and provide feedback on my drafts. Amrit was also a great source of emotional ...
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  • Admitted To Kellogg
    12 months ago
    I had the pleasure of working with Amrit for my MBA applications and I cannot recommend him highly enough. His exceptional skills as a listener and thorough individual helped me to produce my best work. His structured approach to the process allowed me to delve deep into the questions and produce authentic answers that truly reflected who I am. Not only was Amrit available to me whenever I needed him, but he was also extremely responsive and always answered promptly - even during late hours. His optimistic attitude was contagious and he helped me to stay motivated throughout the application process. Working together, we were able to produce very strong applications that I was extremely satisfied with. Overall, I highly recommend Amrit ...
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  • Excellent MBA Consultant (Will Help You Find What Drives You & How To Reach Your Goals! - Admit To Kellogg)
    12 months ago
    Amrit's highly introspective style and personalized feedback helped me immensely in the MBA application process. I decided to apply in the R2 intake pretty late and talked to multiple consultants, who either gave me generic not-so-useful feedback or made the admission consultancy process appear very transactional. With Amrit, starting from the first conversation itself, I felt like I was talking to a peer who was actually interested in understanding my career growth and my future aspirations. Amrit was very kind and understanding during the process, and helped me stay on course for application timelines through his specific feedback and personalized suggestions. Amrit also helped me prepare for admission interviews by conducting mocks and suggesting improvements in how to present my story. His introspective style is ...
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  • Admits Into Wharton & LBS
    12 months ago
    After a disappointing experience working with another consultant last year, I decided to work with Amrit for my applications after hearing positive feedback from a friend. And I’m so glad I did! With Amrit's help, I received interview invitations from all five schools I applied to and secured admission to my dream school, Wharton (where I was a re-applicant). Amrit was positive yet realistic during our introductory call and helped me figure out which schools I should apply to. He was candid with his feedback when some parts of my drafts did not work. Amrit has an extremely structured and methodical approach, which helped me break down the overwhelming admissions process into smaller, more manageable chunks and helped me complete the process without losing my sanity. Amrit's ...
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  • Admitted To Haas & Ross (W/ $40k Scholarship)
    12 months ago
    Coming from a non-traditional work background (public-sector digital space), I was skeptical of my chances at a top business school. However, working with Amrit, I realized the power of logical storytelling to explain my ideas with measurable impact. With his guidance, I not only got into the coveted Michigan Ross with a $40K scholarship but also broke into the very selective Haas School of Business. Given below were some of the highlights of working with Amrit: - 1. Quite literally as stated in his website, Amrit has a no B.S. approach to essays and resumes. He likes clarity of thought process and quantitative metrics to give credence to the story. This approach fundamentally changes the whole narrative of pre-MBA story writing from telling to showing, giving ...
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  • Admitted To Haas
    12 months ago
    After struggling with B school applications for a few years, I had the pleasure of working with Amrit Hassaram as my MBA admissions consultant. Amrit's structured approach made a significant difference in how I approached the whole admissions process. He ensured that I got my resume, recommendations, and career goals done first, which saved a lot of mental bandwidth toward the end of the process. His methodical approach helped me feel more prepared for my applications, and I was equally impressed by how structured his communication and file management were - helped me stay organized throughout. Amrit's guidance on crafting a solid resume and developing my career goals was exceptional. He helped me identify my strengths and presented them in a way that would resonate with ...
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  • Booth With Scholarship!
    1 year ago
    Starting an MBA application program can be a very daunting task. However, Amrit’s structured method of approaching the application really simplified the process for me. He was truly able to bring the best out of my story to help me weave it perfectly for the applications. He is very honest while giving feedback, and he iteratively helped me improve my application by leaps and bounds. I absolutely couldn't have it without him. Highly recommend!
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  • From 10+ Rejections To Darden Admit With Full Scholarship
    1 year ago
    Working with Amrit allowed me to go from receiving rejections from over 10 colleges to getting admission with a full scholarship within the same year. I applied to several top US and European schools in 2022 during round 2 without engaging a consultant. To my disappointment, I was rejected by all programs. I wasn’t sure of what had gone wrong: maybe it was the test score, my unconventional profile, or a lack of clarity with my goals. Whatever it was, I knew I couldn’t afford to repeat these mistakes when reapplying. I reached out to Amrit in May 2022 with this conundrum. His feedback was sharp: improve the score, make the resume more impactful, and redo the essays from scratch. I was struck by his willingness ...
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  • Re-Applicant Accepted To Kellogg, Tuck($), LBS
    1 year ago
    I was a reapplicant and reached out to Amrit after a very bad and unprofessional experience with an expensive Indian consultant. My results changed from 0 admits out of 9 applications to 3 admits out of 6 applications - Kellogg, LBS, and Tuck (with scholarship). What I really appreciated in Amrit was his warmth and professionalism, which isn't that common with especially Indian consultants. Working with him was super easy and enjoyable and there are very few who care to develop such relationships with their clients. He has a strict 24-hour TAT, and he ensured that he always gave feedback on drafts within that TAT. This was super helpful to me as I could send him a draft at night and receive feedback by afternoon ...
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  • Darden With 50% Scholarship
    2 years ago
    Imposter syndrome is never more palpable than when one begins to consider pursuing an MBA from a top school. When competition is tough and admission rates are declining, it is difficult not to doubt your own story and accomplishments. But this is precisely what Amrit helped me rediscover and articulate through my application process. With two prior rejections, I contacted Amrit in May'21 to help me with school selection and applications. Most other consultants had provided a conservative view of where I could apply and get in. But, despite a 329 on the GRE, Amrit encouraged me to apply to schools that I really wanted to attend by reinforcing my confidence in my story and goals. His unique style of working on the MBA resumes ...
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  • IESE With Scholarship
    2 years ago
    During my introductory call with Amrit, I liked his structured approach toward the application process, his honesty, and welcoming nature. Throughout the process, he marked the perfect balance of incorporating my inputs into the application as well as providing his critical feedback on my story. Amrit worked with me one on one throughout the process and was available for calls or feedback at a quick turnaround time. He was happy to do multiple iterations just to make sure both he and I were happy with the best story put forth. Even through the interviews, he provided critical input to make the story promising and ensured that the answers were delivered with confidence. I truly appreciated the honesty with which he guided me through the process and ...
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  • CBS With $$
    2 years ago
    My MBA application journey has lasted two years. I had a terrible experience with one of the most renowned consultants during the last cycle. This year, I was keen on doing the right research before actually working with a consultant. After speaking to numerous consultants and successful candidates, I finally decided to work with Amrit. From the very first introductory call, I loved how straightforward Amrit was with my chances at schools and the realistic steps I would have to take to maximize my chances. The thing that I liked about working with Amrit is how he has codified the process. He breaks down the process into smaller steps and only after completing these steps, we would move ahead. I enjoyed this bit because it ...
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  • Admitted To Kellogg With Scholarship
    2 years ago
    I chose to work with Amrit for his plain speech and clarity of thought. Amrit ensures he is fully accessible - whether it be weekends or weekdays - and very prompt in his response and in sharing feedback on essay drafts. More importantly, Amrit will himself devote time to your application, unlike other consultants who post onboarding will likely delegate your application to a junior consultant. Amrit lays great emphasis on the importance of differentiating application through honest and real self-reflection. This helped me in bringing out significant personal stories that have shaped me as a person and influenced my professional goals. He has the knack for cutting the flab in your essays and guiding you to write your story crisply and clearly. Amrit also ...
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  • Re-Applicant Accepted At Dream School
    2 years ago
    As a reapplicant to the same 4 schools as last year, I know for a fact that Amrit played a huge role in converting 4 rejections into an acceptance at my dream school and 2 other interview invites (All top-15 schools in the US). I initially reached out to him to review my profile and unsuccessful applications from last year. I was very impressed with how comprehensive he was and decided to enlist his help with my resume, goals/SoP, essays and interview prep. Throughout this process, I found Amrit to be very methodical and rational, while also matching my ambition and enthusiasm for my career path. He demanded the very best of my efforts and provided genuine feedback, be it ruthlessly cutting down excesses (or "waffle" ...
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  • Admits To Tuck, Cornell & Ross (With Scholarship)
    2 years ago
    It was the introductory call with Amrit, which convinced me that he was the consultant that I needed to work with. Immediately he was extremely warm and made me feel comfortable. We were able to immediately talk about my background and figure out a roadmap for my target schools. What stood out about him and his approach to the process was: a) He is able to maintain the perfect balance of structure as well as freedom. He believes in calling a spade a spade and that is very important for the application process so that you don’t get ahead of yourself. b) Despite working alone, he has a very quick turnaround. Usually, emails sent late into the night would have early morning replies and we would be ...
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  • Rotman With Scholarship
    2 years ago
    I had just received a good number of rejections from schools in the US and Canada when I decided that I needed to find a consultant to help me perfect my application for the next application cycle. Speaking with different consultants, I narrowed it down on Amrit as he seemed the most positive and optimistic about my potential to convert to a good school. While other consultants were pushing me to retake the standardized tests so I had a better score to work with, Amrit was very respectful when I explained to him that I did not want to spend more time and effort retaking the test and wanted a school that would accept me for my score. Through our conversations, Amrit was able to ...
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  • Accepted At Tuck, Stern, Ross, & LBS With Scholarships
    2 years ago
    Amrit has a structured approach to the entire B-school process. The application is broken into components and a very thoughtful framework is applied to each component to create a holistic picture. Amrit works hard with you to make sure the picture is consistent and honest as you simultaneously work on multiple applications. Hence, you always know what to expect next and what is expected of you. If you hit a snag, you can always count on getting a response from Amrit within 24-48 hrs. If you need more help, then you can easily book sessions with him to brainstorm ideas and structure your essays. Working sessions with Amrit taught me a great deal about writing and structure which eventually helped me develop a few applications on ...
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  • Re-Applicant With 3 Admits & Scholarship To Top 12 Schools
    2 years ago
    As a re-applicant who had received zero admits on the first attempt, I really wanted to find the best possible coach to guide me in what I wanted to be my last time applying for MBA. After speaking to multiple consultants with strong track records, I decided to go ahead with Amrit because of: a) His highly structured approach to working ensured a sharp focus on each component of the application which was broken down into manageable parts (resume, goals, school research, essays, video submissions, interviews). b) His empathetic nature helped me connect with him and made me feel confident about my profile and chances of cracking some of the top US b schools. c) His phenomenal educational and professional background allowed him to understand the nuances of my ...
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  • Admits To Kellogg & Columbia (100K Scholarship)
    2 years ago
    Amrit is equal parts practical, creative, and motivational. I realized that after our first call, which I had set up after meeting half-a-dozen brand name consultants who strongly recommended applying to schools in the T10 - T15 range. He was candid about my candidacy for M7, methodically noted the pros/cons of my profile, and drew up a roadmap to target 3 M7s even before we formally started working together. Throughout the application journey, Amrit was quite generous with his time and would offer frequent touchpoints to discuss potential stories, clear mental blocks, or simply brainstorm ideas for essays. We were able to seamlessly work across time zones as Amrit was super flexible about connecting on weekends and prompt with his responses. Amrit is an effective storyteller and ...
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  • True Guide & Mentor; Accepted At Columbia & Tuck
    2 years ago
    I spoke with 10+ admission consultants before meeting with Amrit, but following our conversation, I knew he was the one I wanted to work with because he was the only one who took the time to thoroughly grasp my narrative, background, and presented me with specific comments and a prospective roadmap (which was very reassuring) Amrit approaches the entire process in a very systematic and efficient manner. I never had to follow up with Amrit on anything during the entire process. He almost always responded to my emails/documents within 24 hours. To top it off, Amrit is a really warm and easygoing person, making it very easy to connect with him and share personal stories and experiences (this is something I feel is very important for ...
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  • Amrit Will Get You Admits
    2 years ago
    I'm not new to admissions consultants, used a US Consultant before I was recommended Amrit. However, the difference was stark. Previously (before the 2020 app surge) I was dinged after an interview. This time I received offers :), arguably during one of the harder years. I wish I was given Amrit's reference earlier. Amrit understood where I was coming from and was far more granular. After going ahead with Amrit, he explained the process and what the Admissions Committee looks for and where your profile fits best. While the processes are pretty much standardized across admissions consultants, I felt we spent more time developing the overall strategic theme and connecting experiences. This foundation is ultimately what I feel helped develop a really strong application. Overall he wasn't a ...
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  • Admitted To M7s
    3 years ago
    I reached out to Amrit after a terrible round 1, feeling extremely dejected. I had no MBA network and was clueless about the application process and desperately needed a guide. However, what I got was much more! A confidante, mentor and cheerleader who despite my average scores, non-IIT engineering background and non-traditional work experience never discouraged me from applying to the top M7s. Amrit had an extremely systematic approach which helped immensely as I was in parallel trying to take the GRE again. He was also a big proponent of being authentic every step of the day which led me to produce essays that I was truly proud of, upping my confidence for every application. He brought out connections right from my childhood that I did ...
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  • Admitted Into Wharton In An Uber-Competitive Year
    3 years ago
    Working with Amrit has been a great experience! I enrolled with him in late October 2020 for a competitive application season. To my delight, I received interview invites from two (Kellogg, Wharton) out of the three schools I applied to and converted one - Wharton! Amrit's stress on forming a goal statement early on pushed me to introspect, and his probing assisted me in condensing vague ideas and articulating them into more concrete plans. Further, he emphasized on speaking with several students and alumni, and he pushed me to action this, helping carve a well-rounded and thoroughly researched application! With well-drafted samples and his focus on impact in reviewing each line item, he assisted in transforming my resume into a much more compelling document. Amrit is very ...
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  • Accepted Into Kellogg, LBS And Ross With Scholarship
    3 years ago
    I came from a banking background, with a prior India-MBA degree. I thus had many considerations when I decided to apply to blue-blooded B-schools in the US. Backed by few references, I reached out to Amrit, and it took me just about half an hour of discussion with him to decide that he’d be the best coach for me. I explained my prevarications to him, including my honest reasons behind pursuing the degree, my generic background in the Indian application pool, and my lack of experience in the co-curricular space. Surprisingly, of all the consultants I spoke with, Amrit was the only one who lent a patient ear and gave me his honest opinions, and even a potential road map, even without any commitments from my ...
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  • Accepted To Tuck - Amrit Is With You All The Way!
    3 years ago
    My introductory call itself, with Amrit, convinced me that he is the mentor I needed to get a successful application. What stood out in the engagement was Amrit's quick turnaround (absolutely critical when you are balancing applications alongside work) and his incredible insights coming straight from his experience of having studied and worked outside India. Amrit’s approach of probing made me reflect more deeply about my experiences in the context of the values I wanted to highlight to the schools, and his school-specific know-how helped in positioning my stories perfectly. From narrowing down the final set of schools to building a seamless application pack - including the resume, essays, and even my communication with the school, Amrit was my soundboard throughout. Amrit’s guidance on the interview preparation was particularly ...
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  • Admitted Into Booth And Tuck!
    3 years ago
    If I had to sum up my experience with Amrit - it’s like working with a thorough professional who knows what to do to get the best out of you. The more candid, honest, and thorough/diligent you are, the higher your chances of sure results. I went to Amrit at the beginning of the round 2 season after a terrible experience with a significantly inexpensive and relatively unknown alternative. I hadn’t researched the MBA application process well and skimping on cost was the first mistake I made. Amrit is quality and hence the cost is justified. I wouldn’t change a thing about it. Amrit is really great to talk to, easy-going and casual and the process does not feel taxing and formal. He is available regularly, has ...
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  • Perfect Sounding Board To Help Me Get Into Kellogg!
    3 years ago
    With 2 months to go for R1 deadlines, I started looking for US MBA admissions consultants. By speaking to a few MBA admits/students within my circle, I realized that I wanted to work with an admissions consultant who was: a) Honest about my chances of getting accepted to a top US B-school b) Genuinely interested in understanding my background and perspectives c) Going to critique my viewpoints while encouraging me to bring out the most unique stories d) Responsive in essay edits and available for quick sync-ups throughout the process I had heard about Amrit from a few colleagues - they described him not only as a great consultant but also as a mentor who even helped them prepare for B-school life after getting admitted. After speaking to several ...
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    Ashwin Prashant
    MBA Class of 2023 Admit
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  • Dream School LBS Secured; Amrit Will Help In Any Way Possible
    4 years ago
    I met Amrit at the beginning of what was to be my final attempt at shooting for a Top MBA Program. It is thanks to his strategic guidance, his thoughtful feedback, and his investment in my application that I am on my way to my Dream B-School (London Business School). Here’s what I loved while working with Amrit: 1. Will-Do Attitude: When I received interview invitations from B Schools, Amrit unfortunately was hospitalized with illness. Yet he did not let this affect our preparation. I still remember the time he (unexpectedly!) called me from hospital so that we could practice a mock interview. I was mighty impressed – here was a professional that deeply cared for his clients. 2. ...
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  • Mentor For Life - 5 Admits with Multiple Scholarships
    4 years ago
    When I started my MBA journey, I had two questions in my mind. Why a consultant? Why Amrit? To succeed in any adventure, you need the right recipe and that is true for MBA admissions too. A consultant should know what the Admissions Committee wants, the Do’s and Don’ts, and based on his/her experience where your profile fits best. Then the next question is Why Amrit? I got his recommendation from one of my close friends who secured 3 admits with 75% scholarship at one. After my first interaction, I knew that he was the person I wanted to work with because he was honest about my chances and gave me some very interesting insights about my candidacy. Working with Amrit has been a phenomenal experience as apart from ...
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    Amit Kumar
    MBA Class of 2022 Admit
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  • Admitted to CBS (Re-Applicant) with Significant Scholarship
    4 years ago
    I reached out to Amrit after getting dinged at multiple Top-10 schools the first time I applied. I spoke to multiple consultants before I went ahead with Amrit and what drew me towards him was his brute honesty when it came to evaluating my profile and earlier applications. He was immediately straightforward with my chances and was also flexible in the packages he offered, to suit your needs. Amrit truly practices a "NO BS" approach and helps bring a lot of clarity to the application process. His frameworks and strategy documents developed over his years of experience helped to consolidate all my experience and using examples in my essay that brought out a variety of strengths and weaknesses. He is strong at structuring essays and resumes ...
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  • Kellogg Admit ($$$) - An Introspective & Engaging Process
    4 years ago
    Amrit was an exceptional partner in my business school journey! I had only a month to finish my applications and he gave it his all to ensure I submitted work of very high quality. His experience as a personal coach allowed him to ask me many probing questions that led me to introspect and formulate a coherent story. He was greatly helpful in my essay edits as he could typically turn a version around within a day with edits that not only addressed grammatical or word count issues but constantly questioned the story. Most importantly, Amrit was always available which is especially critical when it is crunch time. The best example of this was when I decided to apply to a top business school a day ...
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  • Admitted to Kellogg, Duke & Cornell with $$$
    4 years ago
    The MBA application process is a journey and a daunting one at that. I was from an overly represented background and was not well versed in the application process of a US business school. More than a consultant Amrit is your friend, always looking out for the best for you and he made my journey easy and enjoyable as well. He was suggested to me by one of Kellogg admits from my company who herself sought Amrit after rejection in R1. I conversed with a number of top admission consultants in India and the US, and all tried to fit my story in their own cookie-cutter mold. But with Amrit, he wanted to bring out what was unique about my story. Amrit started with understanding my ...
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    Class of 2022 Admit
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  • Accepted at Haas & 1 Other Top 12 School with Scholarship!
    4 years ago
    I was looking for a consultant to help me with my B-School applications and had heard about Amrit from two people in my network. I had reached out to a couple of consultants but finally decided to go ahead with Amrit. Amrit knows the schools at a deeper level and understands what each school is looking for. I found his feedback on various aspects of the application, such as school selection, resume, essays, etc. really helpful. He has a very structured way of working. His structured approach saves time and is especially helpful if you are targeting to apply for 4-5 schools in one round. Amrit also has an amazing response time (fewer than 24 hours on most occasions), which helped me maintain the pace of ...
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    Class of 2022 Admit
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  • Admitted to Kelley with Half Tuition Waiver!!!!
    5 years ago
    I started my MBA application journey in October 2018. I had no clue of how the US MBA business works and was unsure of my capabilities before applying to the B schools. Me and Amrit had a long discussion, wherein Amrit asked me detailed questions about my professional and personal life. Amrit then helped me craft an Exhaustive Action plan, focussing on my strengths and weakness. He made me do a lot of research on my post-MBA goals. Slowly I started to carve out a story based on my professional and personal experiences and linked it to my post-MBA goal. Amrit was very instrumental in providing me feedback on my essays. His response was extremely prompt, direct and detailed. He always focussed on relating post-MBA goal ...
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    Class of 2019 Admit
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  • The Perfect Guide! Kellogg Admit With Merit Scholarship
    5 years ago
    The MBA application process can be quite intimidating and anxiety-filled, and it always helps to have someone in your corner. After a (perceptibly) disastrous set of results in Round 1, I contacted Amrit to be better prepared for Round 2 applications. That decision not only drastically improved the 2 applications I submitted in R2 but also helped convert both my R1 waitlists. I had a million doubts about the application process, which Amrit patiently addressed and helped me craft a coherent narrative for my essays. My essays clearly defined my goals and aspirations, my reasons for pursuing an MBA, and how they connected to my personal and professional journey. The biggest impact that Amrit had on my essays was proving why I was the right ...
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    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • Ideal Admissions Consultant - Admits To Ross & Columbia (Scholarships From Both)
    5 years ago
    After having gone through the application process once before, I was on the lookout for the ‘perfect’ consultant so that I wouldn’t have to go through the process once again. I was quick to decide on Amrit based on just one phone call I had with him, during which I found him frank, logical and friendly - a perfect balance one seeks to make the process most effective. Amrit’s frameworks were the game changer for me. They were tailored to fit for every school, logic-driven, unique, and easy to follow through. If there was one part of my application which improved significantly in my second attempt, it was the school research bit. Amrit not only helped me ace it with the help of his simple framework ...
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    Aayush Gandhi
    MBA
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  • Fantastic To Work With! Admits To LBS, NYU & Tuck :)
    5 years ago
    As a repeat applicant, I knew the pain of rejection. I met Amrit at an admissions event and saw the immense value he could add through my application process. A few things really stood out during my interaction with Amrit: 1. Amrit was genuinely interested in getting to know me. He understood what I wanted in terms of my career (sometimes better than I did) and was immensely helping in storyboarding and articulating a coherent application. 2. Amrit’s response time was under 24 hours. This really helped me fine tune my applications with multiple iterations. Amrit was very pointed with his feedback and pushed me to turn out the best application I possibly could 3. Amrit went way beyond what he had to do professionally. On the night ...
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    Aman Haji
    MBA
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  • Making The Application Process Fun!
    5 years ago
    I am a re-applicant and there was no doubt in my mind that I would be working with Amrit again through the process. The application process was very fun and easy-going experience driven by a few key factors that Amrit brings to the table – 1. He brings out your story: Amrit knows how to look at various elements of your profile and life experiences to bring out the right hook that will resonate with the ad-coms. This will be a rigorous and collaborative process where sometimes Amrit will not shy away from negating your ideas and sometimes he will bring out ideas that you would not be able to conceptualize standalone. What I really liked was that the ‘story’ process never ...
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    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • Top Mentor, Even Better Friend; Darden Admit With Full Scholarship!
    5 years ago
    I started thinking about applying for my MBA in late October 2018 when it was getting close for Round 2. With a 710 GMAT and absolutely no knowledge of the application process, I was super nervous that I'd even make it in time. Quite serendipitously, I stumbled upon Amrit's website. Reading through all his past client experiences, their selection records, and after an intro chat, I was convinced that I wanted to start working asap with this super cool, motivating and funny mentor. His first piece of advice for me - Improve my GMAT (considering I'm from an ultra-competitive pool). With under a month's concerted effort and his advice on studying strategies, I improved to a 740 in mid-Nov '18. Phew, what a relief! The very ...
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    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • Admit from INSEAD, Kellogg
    5 years ago
    I am Amrit’s repeat customer! When I decided to apply to B-Schools for the 2nd time I was sure that I wanted to work with Amrit. It is important to build a rapport with your counselor, who can not only understand your story but is also able to embellish it. Amrit’s stellar pedigree puts him in a favorable position to provide such guidance. He has a structured approach with the aim to stick to the prompt received from schools. He will not approve of half-baked materials even in his busiest season. You benefit from multiple iterations of the draft without losing any time because of his ultra-quick response time. Unlike other counselors, once you have signed with Amrit the conversation is never transactional. You work as a ...
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    Class of 2020 Admit
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  • The Mentor You Need
    5 years ago
    When I had started my applications journey, the only thing that I was certain of was that I definitely want to start my MBA the following year. Failure was not an option, and therefore I did not want to take any chances. I talked to multiple consultants over many weekends to find the right fit before I finally talked to Amrit. My conversation with him made me realize what exactly had all the other consultants lacked. Amrit had a genuine interest in my 'success'. Not only did he have the knowledge and skills to help me, but also we together defined what success would mean for me. He advised me on which schools to apply while being open to what I thought. Amrit was very ...
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    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • A Friend & A Mentor
    5 years ago
    I started the application process on my own before I wrote my GMAT and got in touch with Amrit based on a referral from a friend when I was facing difficulties navigating through different applications of each school. Even before starting the application process, Amrit tried to understand my career trajectory and what I was looking for from an MBA. Basis this, he emphasized that I chose schools based on my interest and not rankings, which I believe is the most crucial part of the entire process. I narrowed it down to two schools and Amrit made sure that I had great applications for both. I ended up getting interview invites from both and subsequently, Amrit put me in touch with students from both schools ...
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    Class of 2020 Admit
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  • Wharton, Ross, Anderson Acceptances with $80-137K Scholarships
    5 years ago
    I decided to apply to business school late in the application cycle for Round 1 – I knew very little about the process at the time, and yet working with Amrit over the course of a few months I ended up with offers from Wharton, Ross ($80,000 scholarship), and UCLA (full-ride scholarship). I talked to half a dozen consultants when I was first starting the process – Amrit was the only one who pushed me to really intentionally explore and articulate my career goals; he asked critical and insightful questions, and got to know my story as an applicant (rather than just a cursory review of my resume). Throughout the following few months, he kept me on track to hit all deadlines and gave me ...
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    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • Go With Amrit, You Will Not Regret It Later!
    5 years ago
    One of the best things about Amrit is that he does not compromise on quality. Irrespective of how many iterations you go through for an essay, he will maintain the same passion and intensity and has super quick response time. He has a great skill to identify which experience makes a more compelling story for different kinds of essays and gave helpful suggestions and new ways of looking at my experiences. During the course of my application cycle, there were a few instances where I was overloaded with work and hence was delaying my responses but he was the one pushing me so that I submit the best application possible. Also, Amrit is super friendly which makes it very easy to converse and identify what needs ...
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    Class of 2020 Admit
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  • Great To Work With
    5 years ago
    The MBA application can be a daunting journey, but with Amrit´s help it felt much more manageable. At the end I have received offers from all four schools I applied to and even a few scholarships, and it would not have been possible without Amrit´s insights. As an experienced consultant, Amrit has a very methodical approach: we first started by completing reworking my resume, and only after crafting a solid narrative for my professional experiences did we start to brainstorm the essays, mission statements and overarching application packages. I was a bit of a slacker, and at times it was hard for me to juggle between the applications, a full time job, and other priorities in life. But Amrit constantly encouraged me to push through. By ...
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    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • Great Storyteller & Advisor
    5 years ago
    When I started the process, I was apprehensive about working with a consultant as I received mixed reviews from colleagues. Being late in the admission cycle I decided to hire one and I was really lucky to get Amrit as talking to him was unlike any of the previous conversations I had while evaluating consultants. He was extremely patient to walk me through my queries and gave very pointed feedback that helped speed the tedious application process. I realized Amrit’s true value when I was able to apply to 6 schools and received interview calls from all but 1 school, because I used Amrit’s help with 5. I do believe his multi-industry and multi-country exposure makes him a great storyteller that is absolutely necessary while applying to ...
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    Class of 2019 Admit
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  • A guy who will bring out the best version of you in the application!
    6 years ago
    I started my quest to find out a good consultant in May 2018, assuming I am early to do so. However, the process was way more daunting and time consuming than I assumed it would be. The problem was, because of lack of good consultants, a demand-supply gap is created, making the good consultants (many of whom I interacted) arrogant, and illogically pricy. Coming to the arrogant part, most of the consultants lack empathy for his/her clients. Most of the consultants I talked to in India are extremely rude and try to intimidate you, creating a situation in which you start lacking faith in your profile and think that without this consultant, it would really get difficult to get into your dream school. Talking about the pricing, ...
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    - Lokendra
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  • Great experience with Amrit for HBS
    6 years ago
    With Amrit, what you get is more than just a consultant. Given his experience in life coaching, working across a number of industries and being a Booth alum himself, he is able to add a lot of value to the application process. During the essay process, unlike most other consultants, Amrit is happy to give all the time needed to perfect the essay drafts, version after version. Few people get it right in the first few times, but for someone like me who needed more help, Amrit proved to be a great choice. Amrit helped me a lot for the interview prep, especially for the HBS interview. Having spent so many years in US, he was able to conduct mock interviews which are very close to the ...
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    - Vaibhav001
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  • Highly Recommended!
    6 years ago
    Amrit understands international schools and especially their ad-coms very well. He makes you think hard and discover your own self. In a few meetings, he understands your personality and goals and makes the application process enjoyable instead of stressful. He is very supportive and does not judge you but he also gives you honest feedback so that you keep strengthening your application. He will not accept your essays until he is 100% satisfied with it. I remember one incident where Amrit was going through one of the essays that we had worked on few months ago and he wasn’t happy with it, so we fine-tuned the essay just few days before the deadline. I did many mock interviews with him, in which he grilled me on ...
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    - Neel Dalal
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  • Methodical!
    6 years ago
    I am going to break-down this review into three sections: 1. Availability: When I started my application process, I had questions every 30 minutes. One thing that clearly stood out about Amrit was his willingness to jump on a call no matter how occupied he was or what time of the day it was. MBA app process is super taxing, you need a support system to be successful - Amrit is that person. 2. Feedback Mechanism: He does not sugar coat the feedback. If something does not make sense in your essay, Amrit will highlight it. Having said that he will also ensure that you don't have to change your essay completely maintaining the authenticity of the essay. 3. Understanding of Indian Applicants: Though Amrit had minimal prior ...
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    - Hulk
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  • Highly recommended for admit and scholarship
    6 years ago
    I highly recommend Amrit for 3 reasons:- 1) His passion for career coaching 2) His thoughtfully catered personalized approach in presenting your story uniquely 3) His success rate (duh!!!) The 1st time I talked to Amrit was around August'16, I was just another lost (read only high level idea about application process) working professional hoping to make into an elite business school. I suffered from 2 more handicaps - being quite late to the process as I gave GMAT in July'16 and being an International from India where its hard to stand out from the large pool of smart aspirants. After a lot of research and taking to few consultants, I came in contact with Amrit and we instantly clicked. His passion for coaching aspirants was apparent from his ...
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    Class of 2019 Admit
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  • A perfectionist friend and mentor
    6 years ago
    With an apprehension of how a consultant could help me write my own story, I spoke for the first time to Amrit. However, I felt that he genuinely tried to understand my journey as a friend and mentor. At the end of that first conversation, he gave me an honest picture of strengths and weaknesses in my profile. At that point, I was confident that Amrit would be the best guide to navigate the tedious process B school application process. With a relatively low GMAT I got an admit from 2 (Tuck and Fuqua) of the 3 schools in R1 itself. Amrit’s organized yet personalized approach was an immense help. Starting from resume to having a proper format for every essay and being confident at ...
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    Class of 2020 Admit
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  • Amazing at what he does!
    6 years ago
    For me Amrit was not just a consultant but was more like a friend. Every conversation with him was like speaking to your mentor whom you have known for sometime. During one of my initial calls with him, I remember how we spoke for over 60 minutes to discuss things that interested me, which eventually helped me realize my long-term goal. All throughout my application process, he put a lot of emphasis on being specific and making everything result oriented. He helped me cut down my 3-page CV into a single page crisper version, which I thought was impossible to do. He stayed patient with me throughout the process and always gave his most honest opinion – something that really assisted me while taking my decisions. His ...
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    Class of 2018 Admit
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  • A thoroughly reflective experience!
    6 years ago
    I began my application-prep with little knowledge of the process, and was looking for a consultant who could give it to me straight and bring out the best in me. After my first call with Amrit, I was more than convinced that I'd made the right choice! Amrit has a deep knowledge of what each school is looking for and an uncanny knack of effecting deeper introspection. His extremely friendly nature and incisive questioning style created a comfortable space for me to introspect, and helped me build intensely personal applications. Amrit has a truly international background, and this helps him neutralize country-specific idiosyncrasies that may have been overlooked by another consultant - evidenced by the several "moments of truth" during our conversations. Whether it was the 3am calls ...
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    - Karthikeyan Chellappa
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