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Angela Guido

Founder and Chief Education Officer

Career Protocol

Texas

United States

Net Promoter Score: 9

Consultant Bio

Hi, I’m Angela, and I’m a lifelong student of human nature. I’m fascinated by what it means to be human, what unites us, and how we can fulfill our true potential. I also believe that life is supposed to be fun, and therefore, so is work. During my nearly 20-year professional development career, I have helped thousands of people (mostly MBAs) uncover their unique character, values, and professional desires, so that they can shine in any environment, get everything they want in their careers, and have more fun along the way. Working with me means you’ll be more self-aware, more self-confident, and better connected in your community.

After my MBA at Chicago Booth, I did my apprenticeship in business at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). I was a consultant, and then I shifted to a training and recruiting role: I coached women from top 10 business schools through BCG’s recruiting process and then later to succeed at the firm. Some other cool stuff I have done that I use every day in my work: I’m a trained screenwriter, experiential philosopher (I have a degree from Yale to prove it!), and a lover of Eastern thought, mindfulness, and meditation.

Company Information

OK you’re smart, so you’ve probably read a lot of these. Here’s how we’re the same as some admissions consultants out there: in our elite school packages, we touch every single part of your application for your target schools as many times as we need to until the finished product inspires both you and us. We bring over a decade of expertise to bear, and we do all of this on a predictable timeline. Much more interesting, though, is what makes Career Protocol different. We’re not really consultants. We’re teachers. Career Protocol is a Professional Development Firm.

We think the MBA application process is a golden opportunity to uplevel your professional profile and executive skillset BEFORE you take the leap into the MBA. So instead of simply editing your essays, we use the MBA application as a training ground for new capabilities that will last you a lifetime.

Menu of Services and Associated Costs

THE IRRESISTIBLE MBA APPLICATION PACKAGE

Think of the Irresistible MBA Application Package (as we call it) as a nearly year-long course in executive-level self-awareness, communication, and relationship building skills tailored to your needs and experiences. We work with you on every aspect of the MBA application not only to maximize your chances of success but also to uplevel your executive skillset in the process. Your Career Protocol Instructor will teach you how to explore your values, tell epic stories, and build genuine relationships with your fellow humans in everything you do (yes, even when you’re just writing an MBA application!) so that you can have the impact you want to have in your career. Imagine how empowered you’ll feel the first day of class knowing that you used the whole year prior to your MBA building key leadership skills with an experienced teacher by your side.

If you want someone to edit your essays, work with friends and family. If you want to transform your ability to stand out for the rest of your career as the bright shiny unicorn* you are, work with us.

*We mean unicorn in the one-of-a-kind-unique sense, not in the instagrammy** rainbow sense.

** We do like instagrammy rainbow unicorns, tho. Especially the cupcake kind.

ONCE YOU GET INTO BUSINESS SCHOOL…

The fun doesn’t stop. We’ve got…

  • The Interview Hero Coaching Program
  • YOMO: You Only MBA Once (AKA Your Guide to Getting Your Best MBA Internship), and
  • How to Be the Smartest Person in the Room (AKA The Consulting Case Interview Hero Program)

These are all affordable group coaching programs to help you target and get the internship and post-MBA job you really want, while – of course – building your professional skillset every step of the way. 

Location: Texas, United States

Email: hello@careerprotocol.com

Website: https://careerprotocol.com/

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P&Q Consultant Reviews

  • Wish I Had Worked with Angela During The Admissions Process As Well!
    3 months ago
    I participated in YOMO, Angela's course to help you prepare for an MBA the summer prior to beginning. YOMO is the perfect way to prepare for your MBA. I love that the course was self-paced and that we had regular calls for us to meet and catch up. The course helps you better understand the keys to work-life success and what really makes you happy. You'll encounter several frameworks that you can employ while recruiting and having these in mind before even beginning the process is so helpful. The course was valuable for me because, in addition to the above, it helped me realize the importance of relationship building, whether you're recruiting or not. There are also cool guest speakers that you can listen to, ...
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  • Phenomenal Consultant & Better Person!
    3 months ago
    I began my MBA journey in late 2018/early 2019 by reaching out to a handful of different consultants and setting up initial calls with them. I was less than two years out of undergrad and while I had taken the GMAT, was ill-prepared for an MBA application. A handful of the consultants I had spoken to seemed eager to get the process started and felt that I would be a strong candidate at all the schools I had the desire to go to. Angela was not one of them. Angela was candid with me, letting me know that I was not the strongest candidate that I could be if I decided to focus on my career for a bit longer, gain more experience, and take ...
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  • So Much More Than An Admissions Consultant!
    4 months ago
    I came from a lower socioeconomic status and clawed out of poverty by planning ahead and relying on my community for support. Yet, most people where I come from couldn’t tell you where Harvard is located on a map, and you’d be lucky if they had even heard of Stanford. Despite being a highly qualified deferred enrollment candidate, I didn’t have my community to help me on this one, and I was dreading going on that journey alone -at least, until I met Angela. I would love to say that I shopped around, but truth be told an HBS alum I respect referred her to me and between all the free resources on her website and the immense value she packed into our free 30-minute ...
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    Class of 2024 Admit
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  • Angela is Better Than Other Top Consultants! Wish I Had Worked With Her Sooner!
    6 months ago
    After seeing first-hand how knowledgeable Angela is about the business school application process through Forte MBA Launch, I knew I had to work with her! Angela supported me in getting into Wharton with a named merit scholarship. I worked with a different consultant at a top firm the year prior, but I much preferred working with Angela and wish I had worked with her sooner! I felt the previous consultant I worked with was too busy for me at times and kind of gave up on me. Angela is always wholly supportive. I think my best essay topics came from ideas that I put forth and deeply refined with Angela, so I recommend that applicants come to the brainstorming session with Angela with a ...
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  • Angela Will Change Your Life!!!!
    6 months ago
    I will always remember my first phone call with Angela. I was a nervous wreck, with a million and a half questions about the MBA process and uncountable doubts about my prospects. After talking to Angela, she not only gave me hope but also real advice. Within the next few days, I signed up with Career Protocol; looking back, I can say it was the best decision I made. While I didn’t work directly with Angela on my application (I worked with another AMAZING consultant – Britt), Angela and I worked closely on mapping out my career path. She scheduled a career coaching call with me where we would discuss what I wanted to do post-MBA; this call was not part of the package, and ...
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  • LOVE HER!!! IF YOU CAN, DEFINITELY CONSIDER WORKING WITH HER
    7 months ago
    Angela helps you realize how amazing you already are. That alone empowered me to believe in myself and in my story. The rest was just putting the pieces together. I got accepted to one of my top schools and 4 other schools; all of them with scholarships ranging from 50K to full tuition.
    Mauricio Bori
    MBA Class of 2022 Admit
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  • Outsmarts & Outshines The Rest With Her Quirky & Ruthlessly Successful Approach
    7 months ago
    I am still stunned. If you had told me 12 months ago that I would be picking up the phone to hear "Congratulations! We would love to admit you to the Stanford GSB Class of 2022" I would have told you that you were simply being ridiculous, and to stop getting my hopes up. And yet, after working with Angela, I not only have a Stanford offer but offers to three other M7 schools, one with a scholarship! It's well beyond my wildest dreams, and I'm putting the effort into writing this review because I am so grateful to her and her team for the countless hours of support (literally, unlimited) that they put into getting me where I am today. My background: I ...
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  • Angela's Not Just An MBA-Guru, She's A Life-Guru - Get Ready For Some Major Growth
    7 months ago
    Angela was the savior I didn’t even realize I needed. When I embarked on my MBA journey, I was confident that I could complete strong applications for my target schools on my own. Nope. 3 weeks before the first deadline, when my ego finally stepped aside, I reached out to Angela (who I had known previously) for help. She told me the task ahead was crazy, and maybe even that I was crazy… but 20 minutes later, I finally felt my shoulders come down, my eyes close, and my breath exhales when I heard her say “Let’s do this”. A few months later, I received an offer from Top3 and Top10 MBA programs in the US, and to top it off, I even got ...
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  • Angela Finds the Magic in the Mundane
    7 months ago
    If you're looking for some help with your B-school app, I'm certain there are endless resources that will guide you to a successful candidacy. If you're looking to touch base with your most authentic self AND leverage that to get into the program of your dreams - I believe Angela's approach alone will help you on this journey. My background is non-traditional, to say the least: I have worked in several industries since graduating, have had more side-hustles than I can count on my hands and toes, and currently run two small businesses, alongside a demanding day-job. With visions of growing one of my ventures into something larger, I have been toying with the idea of going back to business school for a little over two ...
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    Class of 2020 Admit
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  • Angela Is Distinctly Better Than Other Top MBA Admissions Consultants
    8 months ago
    I worked with another very qualified consultant from a top admissions consulting firm before working with Angela, which I think gives me a unique point of view on what makes Angela different from any other consultant. The self-discovery and storytelling process is really the foundation of the application and the part that you can control. Angela is an absolute maestra at guiding her clients through this - she helped me very effectively connect my values, experiences, and goals, allowing me to truly understand what I wanted to do during and after my MBA, which in turn resulted in essays that felt genuine and in admissions interviews in which I felt very comfortable with minimal preparation. I remember very vividly the call in which we tied the dots ...
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  • Angela: M7 Maven - Now I'm a Booth Admit!!
    9 months ago
    Angela Guido is hands-down THE best investment I made for myself, not only for my MBA application process but for career and life advice in general. Much like you, I tirelessly researched admission consultants and had a handful of 30-minute consultation calls in order to find the best partner to help me during my MBA application. Every one of them was highly qualified, but after going through the Career Protocol website and speaking with Angela, I knew that her overall approach to this process was exactly what I was looking for. Here’s how I’d summarize the standout pieces of the Career Protocol experience: • Angela’s Process is bulletproof o One of the main reasons why I chose Angela was how approachable her whole process was. Angela created “Career Protocol”, where ...
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  • The Partner you NEED on your MBA Journey!
    9 months ago
    The MBA application process can be nerve-wracking and intimidating. Although I had a solid GMAT score, work experience and extracurriculars, I was so nervous going into the process because I had a below average GPA for the top schools. But working with Angela made the process SO much less stressful and even fun! Before working on any of the essays with Angela, she has you fill out a discovery document, where you really reflect on yourself, your accomplishments, and the most important moments of your life thus far who have shaped who you are. Angela also makes a summary powerpoint of this document with the main themes and stories for your essays and interviews. I went back to this initial document and powerpoint over and over ...
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  • The Best for a Reason
    12 months ago
    If you want to compete for a spot at one of the best business schools, you need to work with the best consultant. I, like most people in my position, was apprehensive to spend the money on a consultant and went back and forth on the idea for several weeks/months. Then I spoke with Angela. Within a few minutes of my free consultation, I was sold. I wasn’t interested in paying someone to compliment me... Angela holds no punches and tells it like it is so if you’re looking for someone to stroke your ego and pat you on the back, look elsewhere. I wanted real, candid feedback. Aside from being in the military, I’m no different than most candidates interested in top tier MBA ...
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  • Authentic Magic!
    1 year ago
    I first spoke with Angela in 2018. I was preparing to apply to MBA programs and I felt so overwhelmed by the process- what schools to apply to, how to prepare essays, how to present myself, and when to take the GMAT. I scheduled a call with Angela and told her the unfiltered truth about me, where I come from and where I’m going. I have a very atypical background for a potential MBA Candidate and I’m so grateful that she was honest with me. She told me that I was the second most complicated case she has heard and that my best course of action was to be raw and authentic in the MBA application, embracing my truth and using it as the foundation ...
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    Zach Neuser
    MBA Class of 2019 Admit
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  • Angela is an Outstanding Coach & Guide!
    1 year ago
    I worked with Angela on my MBA applications for 2019 entry. During our free consultation, what encouraged me to work with Angela was her candor, and fascinatingly accurate analysis of my profile, my key strengths and my required areas of focus! Angela pushed me to truly think about myself, my achievements, and what I valued the most as I prepared for my MBA essays and resume. When I finally did click submit, I was confident that I was putting forward extremely strong, thoughtful and honest applications. While I ultimately didn’t end up going to B-school due to life admin that came up (like waiting for my permanent residency to come through), Angela was a huge influence in not only putting forward competitive B-school applications but also helping ...
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  • Interview Hero: I Was Doing It All Wrong Before I Read Angela's Book!
    1 year ago
    Perhaps the best part about Angela's book was that it was all so very relatable- the fact that I was thinking an interviewer was judging every word that came out of my mouth and that uncomfortable feeling when I'm asked to brag about my proudest moments in life. It was a huge relief to find out that most people undergo these feelings. The other best part has to be 'the friendship mindset' that Angela introduced in this book. Going into an interview with this frame of mind made me feel so much more authentic and focus a lot less on the end result and more on the conversation in front of me while I was in my interviews. Previously, I followed the very tried and tested ...
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  • Angela Wants You To Succeed More Than You Do!
    1 year ago
    I knew in our first 30-minute call that Angela was the real deal. After just 10 minutes on the phone, it seemed like she had totally figured me out, far more than I had managed to figure myself out after several months of introspection. After another 10 minutes, she had come up with a strategy that suddenly made my whole story make sense and was the missing piece of the application puzzle that I had been struggling with for weeks (and all this was during a free consultation!). She was also able to identify my fit with the schools I was planning on applying to. And having now got all the results from the schools, she was spot on in terms of predicting where I ...
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  • Angela Believed In Me & Got Me To Where I Needed To Go
    2 years ago
    I found Angela when I was thinking of applying to business school, but in our initial call she (very bluntly) told me I wasn't ready - my candidacy wasn't strong enough for the schools I wanted to go to. While she didn’t believe my candidacy was strong enough for business school, Angela did believe in me. She was able to recognize and dissect my strengths and instill the confidence I needed to move forward. Following that call, I managed to land an internship at a top 3 management consulting firm. I had a few months to prove myself to the firm for a chance at the full-time offer and I knew that Angela could help me make the most of my resources. Throughout the internship, Angela ...
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  • A Thought Partner For The Process
    2 years ago
    Angela was instrumental to my acceptance to Harvard Business School, the business school of my dreams. I could not have asked for a better and more trusted business school consultant. I interviewed a few consultants recommended to me by colleagues and mentors and I immediately gravitated towards Angela. Her experience is unparalleled and the numbers spoke for themselves. Over her 10 years of experiences, she consulted with 300 candidates, and she also is a well-regarded career and interview coach. With my high-reaching goals (only applying to HBS and Stanford GSB), I wanted someone who knew not only the essay but the entire process inside and out. While I believed in my qualifications, I also knew my Achilles Heel – I was indecisive at times, and with ...
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  • Thank You For Bringing Out The Fighter In Me!
    2 years ago
    I knew that I wanted to work with Angela after listening to her lead a webinar with Forte. Her energy, sense of humor, and direct approach won me over. Here was a woman who had a non-traditional story like me. It brought her to South Korea to teach and to one of the best business schools in the U.S. So naturally, I thought that she would be able to relate to my nonprofit path and help me articulate a path that honored my journey and I was right. With Angela, it’s not just about getting you into business school. It’s about articulating a thoughtful and honest career plan and not about creating some contrived story that you think business schools want to hear. So, after ...
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  • Thanks For Making My Dream Come True!
    2 years ago
    I couldn't be happier I made the decision to work with Angela. I have done a lot in my past; I succeeded but I also failed many times. Angela helped me look inside and develop a perspective for my future by looking at my past. She listened to me very deeply to then tell me who I am. When she did that, I got emotional and cried. She did much more than getting me into Harvard: She helped me connect all the dots, find confidence in myself and tell my story for the first time. Angela, I'll forever be grateful for what you did for me. Thanks for making my dream come true!
    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • Angela Was The Key To Success On My MBA Journey!
    2 years ago
    Angela is inspiring, authentic, and truly cares about the people she works with. From the very beginning, she gave me candid and realistic feedback on my candidacy, specifically around my low test scores. What impressed me most about her is that she didn’t push to make a sale. Instead, she recommended that I spend my time and resources getting my weaker test scores up, even though she knew this meant I could afford less of her time. On top of that, she referred me to an amazing tutor who helped me gain points on both the quant and verbal sections. Her coaching is inspiring, her resources are extraordinary, but the reason you should work with her is that she puts the best interests of the ...
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  • You Never Know What A Ding Will Lead You To
    2 years ago
    I applied to Top 10 schools 3 years ago and failed miserably but I decided to try it again last year. I did not hire a consultant last time so I figured it would be best for me to do so this time. In the beginning, I talked to many consultants and they all told me the great things that I liked to hear but it just did not feel right to me. Angela was the last consultant that I talked to and she easily pointed out the strengths and weaknesses in my profile similar to other consultants but what set her apart is that she was very eager to know who I am and she was able to find my unique story even just ...
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  • Best Consultant Out There!
    2 years ago
    I was referred to Career Protocol by a friend who worked with Angela and was admitted into HBS the year before I decided to apply - she didn't hesitate or even bother to recommend doing research on other consultants. Still being the very thorough person that I am, I did my research. I reached out to many other firms/consultants, and not a single one compared. From my first conversation with Angela, I knew she was different because she was so friendly, bubbly and energetic, but more importantly, she asked me questions that really dug into who I was, what my goals were, what my passions were, and how I viewed the world around me. I knew working with Angela would bring out the creative side ...
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  • Get Your Own Guardian Angel(a)!
    2 years ago
    Angela has been an incredibly insightful and empowering mentor and career coach. Currently, in my first year at HBS, I enrolled in her YOMO course the summer before school started. It dramatically changed (for the better!) the way I approached networking and searching for opportunities in my target industry. I’ve leveraged Angela’s techniques to develop more meaningful professional relationships and gain access to new resources. More recently, I read Angela’s newest work, Interview Hero, as part of my internship application process. The recommendations and exercises in it were amazingly useful in helping me craft compelling, succinct narratives that I could rely on in actual interviews. It was a huge confidence boost to feel prepared for questions AND be reminded of the wealth in my ...
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  • Angela Actually Makes The MBA Process Fun!
    2 years ago
    I've worked with Angela in many ways over the past year and her guidance helped me not only get into my dream business school but also prepare for my dream job in consulting. I discovered her first through Forte MBA Launch and loved her initial webinar SO much I immediately went to her website, used every tool available, and signed up for every webinar I could find! I referenced her You Discovery Toolkit from the very beginning to narrow down my target schools based on what I'm really looking for in an MBA, all the way through the end to prep my essays and short answers. Her unwavering belief that everyone is awesome and just needs to find their unique story is so refreshing--especially when I ...
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  • Angela Sticks With You All Along!
    2 years ago
    Having Angela on my team during my application process is amongst the best decisions I have ever made. I was going into this journey not knowing completely how to traverse through the various stages that would come along it – be it story formulation, the essays I had to write or the interview prep. Angela brought the perspectives that I needed at each of these stages. One of my most vivid memories from the earlier stages in my process was how Angela provided me with insights into most of the schools that I wanted to apply to and provided me recommendations on other schools that would best suit me based on my post-MBA goals. I feel I was a handful! She patiently sat with me during ...
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  • Magician On My Mission To HBS Admission
    2 years ago
    I can say with the utmost confidence that working with Angela made a major impact on my admittance into HBS - a dream I never imagined would come true. Whether it be pushing me past my writers’ block, pulling out my authentic story, or prepping me for my interviews, she helped me not only gain acceptance to my dream school but also inspired the self-confidence I needed to convince myself that my unique story and life experiences were worth sharing. In fact, for that very reason, she refuses to change your story to make you seem like the person you think the Adcom wants to see. Instead, she gives you the tools to be a great storyteller and pulls out your personal stories in the most ...
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  • A Journey Into You
    2 years ago
    Thinking about going back to get your MBA? Not sure where to start? Stop guessing. You've found the person and company to make your next step a reality. Going to business school is a huge decision and going through the Admissions process is no cake walk. Working with Angela Guido and the team at Career Protocols helped me ensure this decision was the right one for me (they won't pre-sell it) and made this arduous application process so easy. Angela is the epitome of organized (though she is too modest to say so herself). She provides all her clients with access to a portal that is rich with resources that give you details on all the programs you're interested in AND more importantly breaks down the application ...
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  • To Those Who Want To Win & Win It Right
    2 years ago
    After my 2 years of experience knowing a number of consultants out there (working directly or hearing about them indirectly through friends) in my entire journey of MBA admissions, I feel that I ought to give honest feedback to help those who are now standing in my shoes where I was back then. We spend so much money on consultants that we actually cannot afford or even imagine because for some of us one of the reasons of doing an MBA is because we are not in a good financial position, to begin with. But we do spend that major chunk of our savings on these consultants, for the betterment of higher purposes in our lives, thinking that the value returned will suffice the loss. ...
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    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • Angela Is A Magician
    2 years ago
    Angela is a magician. Far beyond a helpful editor, she helped me see the value in work and experiences that I had - to that point - thought of as liabilities in my MBA applications. Through her questions, she helped me recognize a consistent thread through my varied career, that I had not seen. Having recognized it, I found incredibly rewarding to reflect on and write about my story for the applications. The entire process was an invaluable exercise in reflection and telling my story – to myself as much as to adcomms - and I reaped rewards far beyond admittance to my top choice, M7 program. So glad I was able to work with Angela.
    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • Awe-Inspiring Angela
    2 years ago
    Angela made the MBA application process such a fun and pleasant self-reflection journey! Through her guidance and coaching, I feel I have a much better sense of what matters to me, what truly makes me happy and what type of career I want to pursue. This self-knowledge made my applications shine but more importantly will follow me through the rest of my life and guide many of my personal and professional decisions. I was originally very hesitant to first to work with an MBA consultant after having a terrible experience a few years ago. During that whole application process, we only had one 30-minute phone call. Everything else was over email. Outside of reviewing my resume, he took no time to get to know me as ...
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  • From Reach To Reality
    2 years ago
    I first learned about Angela when visiting business schools across the US in an effort to narrow down my long list of target MBA programs. Many students I spoke to had used admissions consultants, but one name kept coming up again and again: Angela Guido. These recurring references gave me confidence that Angela knew what she was doing before I had even arranged our free 30-minute consultation. Contracting an admissions consultant is no small financial commitment (aside from college tuition, it remains my single greatest expense to date!) so I was sure to speak to a number of potential consultants to find the right one. While I’m sure the other consultants would have helped contribute to my success, the calls I had with them were somewhat ...
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  • Angela Is The One
    2 years ago
    Angela Guido is the most pleasant, personal, productive and above-and-beyond type of high-quality consultant you could possibly get for professional or graduate schools admissions, and career development. As a management professional whose career goal is to strive for perfection and excellence, Angela knows what it takes to beautify and tailor your personal stories to take you where you'd like to be. She really does rock and roll! I invited Angela's service for both kinds when I was in mid-career in higher education management. She helped me apply to business and masters programs and develop my career with my organization. Our thorough, realistic and intensive consultation sessions made me become aware of a new, competitive, confident and unique me. Sometimes we have to admit that we don't ...
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  • From Boo-Hoo To Booth
    2 years ago
    What a difference. That was all I could think after wrapping up my first call with Angela. My MBA application wounds were still fresh, having just been rejected by all of my top choice schools. I had worked with one of the “big name” MBA consulting firms on my applications, and while my consultant was helpful editing my essays for grammar and clarity, they didn’t push me on the real meat of my content. I certainly didn’t feel I got value for the money I spent. I decided if I was going to re-apply, I needed to find someone who could really make a difference in my application. From the first call with Angela, I knew she would make that difference. Angela’s client portal was super ...
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  • Angela Is The Guiding Light That Brought Me Out Of Darkness
    2 years ago
    I suffer from an anxiety disorder. So much so that if I am being tested for an exam or interview, my legs start shivering and teeth chattering. I can hear my heartbeats out loud. I had a B-School interview lined up for 21st Feb, and I wondered how can my body be more nervous that I actually felt I was. Over time, My husband and I have become a big fan of Angela’s work - listening to her webinars and reading her stuff for over a year an half. He the Interview Hero class and book and asked me to take it up as the first thing for preparation. Interview Hero was like getting myself checked up with a psychologist. Even though still anxious, I started looking ...
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  • From Frenzied to Fellowship
    2 years ago
    I had spoken to an MBA consultant prior to Angela to better understand my strength as a candidate. That initial call with the consultant left me discouraged and frenzied—I felt like there was no way I was going to get into a top program with my statistics. Thankfully, I stumbled upon Angela and in our initial consultation call, she immediately reassured me that I was capable enough to get into a top program. Her optimism in my potential gave me the confidence I needed to surmount the MBA application process. Working with Angela was a very introspective journey. Early in our calls, she was able to quickly and accurately pinpoint who I was as a person and what I valued; and her insights made all the ...
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  • Angela Made The Process More Positive Than I Ever Imagined Possible
    2 years ago
    Working with Angela on my business school applications is one of the best decisions I ever made—not only because Angela helped me get the results I wanted, but because her coaching made a stressful, often overwhelming application process more positive than I ever imagined possible. I was admitted to several M7 schools, including one school with a generous merit scholarship and Stanford GSB. I am over the moon with the outcome, and I am also extremely happy with the personal and professional value I derived from working with Angela to translate my personal values into tangible career goals. Working with Angela helped me grow both personally and professionally; I emerged surer of myself and my judgment, and more confident in what makes me unique—especially in the ...
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  • Chinese Students, Read This!!! Angela Is An Angel
    2 years ago
    Intro Thanks to Poets&Quants’ MBA event in Tate Modern on March 3, 2018, I was linked to Angela, although we didn’t meet up in person and I didn’t think of using a consultant for my MBA application at that moment. It proved me wrong until I failed my first MBA interview later, but luckily I happened to connect with Angela. I guess Poets&Quants has that credit, so thanks a lot. I could never be so assertive to face my dream and to make it real, if I had never spent the last four months with Angela in taking her online course SPITR, reading her new released book Interview Hero, and asking for her advice in my MBA plan. SPITR The moment I decided to attend SPITR was almost ...
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    Yuqing Huang
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  • Admitted With A Full Ride To A More Purposeful Life
    2 years ago
    Here's a standard testimonial: I’m almost certain that without Angela’s guidance, I would not have gained admission to several M7 programs, including a full scholarship and Forte Fellowship at my first-choice school. Here's what's different about Angela: She helps her clients truly understand who they are and where they’re going. When I started the application process, I was preparing to gloss over the seemingly odd pivots that I had made in my academic and professional career. Angela was able to help me trace the trajectory of my life and understand how each inflection was an important expression of my unique set of experiences and values. Understanding my story not only made for a few great essays—it empowered me to move through my applications, my interviews and ...
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  • Angela Is On Another Level
    2 years ago
    Having wrapped up my business school application season, I can confidently say that deciding to work with Angela and her team at Career Protocol was possibly the most critical decision I made in the process. I spoke with over half a dozen consultants/firms before my initial call with Angela. A few minutes in, the choice was obvious. While talking with most consultants I could feel this analysis going on in their minds of my odds of being placed into what tier of the program and where I would fit in their roster of clients for the round. Worse, some largely ignored what I said and instead pushed their own puzzling ideas of paths and programs for me. From the beginning, Angela wasn’t there to talk about schools ...
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  • Angela Has The 51%!
    2 years ago
    I read a book in which the main character (a trainee server at a high-end restaurant) is told that 49% of her job is mastering the mechanics of serving, but the other 51% of the job can’t actually be trained for. You just have to be born a 51 percenter, or someone with the empathy, compassion, and intuition necessary to excel at making people feel seen and taken care of. I couldn’t help but remember this passage when trying to explain why working with Angela was so valuable. Plenty of consultants can offer you the 49% percent, including Angela: her deep expertise about the admissions process saved me so much time and angst versus navigating all the competing advice out on the Web. But I really ...
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  • Energizing, Inspiring & Fun!
    2 years ago
    Angela's motivational energy, refreshing creativity, and witty humor made the process of applying to business school surprisingly a lot of fun! It was so comforting and inspiring to have an educated buddy advising me throughout the entire process, and thanks to her, I was admitted to my top choice business school as a Forte Fellow. Though even more meaningful than the admission alone was that Angela set me up for success in business school and beyond: answering questions about what's important to me and bringing to light my key stories to prepare me for future interviews. Because of this thoughtful reflection with Angela, I now feel totally prepared for the MBA with confidence in where I'm starting from, which is especially valuable to me as ...
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  • A Deep Dive for Transformational Results
    2 years ago
    Working with Angela was a transformational experience. Not only did I receive acceptances to the two programs to which I applied, I also discovered a lot about myself in the process. I reached out to Angela after speaking with several other P&Q top-ranked consultants. When I spoke with the other consultants, each told me: "This is what you need to do to get into X school." With Angela, it was different. She asked me deep questions that caused me to pause, reflect, and think about who I was and where I was heading. Angela helped me ask the right questions instead of giving me the right answers. Instead of "Let me tell you...." it was "Tell me more...." As a result, I came out of the process with ...
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  • Lifelong investment!
    2 years ago
    When I signed up with Angela, I thought I was signing up just for MBA applications but little did I know... I'd read reviews about how working with Angela is like "an MRI for your soul" - how accurate that was. The work we did before starting a single application is something that I still use and will continue to. I started out worried that I might not look so impressive on paper but Angela really went in-depth and we framed my story in a way that showcased my past experiences but also explained my future goals. We'd spent so much time on this that by the time I was writing my final few essays, we didn't need more than 1 draft! (The first one took ...
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  • Working with Angela changed my personal & professional life
    2 years ago
    I am a current second-year student at Booth and was first introduced to Angela this past summer whiling interning at a job that was not a good fit for me - either personally or professionally. Coming back to Booth, I felt completely lost as I always envisioned myself accepting my summer internship offer. However, working with Angela helped me figure out where my true professional interests, my personal strengths and most importantly: What was going to make me happiest after I graduate from Booth. She gently challenged me to no longer "go with the flow" of what my classmates are doing and encouraged me to figure out who I am and what are my values. Finally, she taught me to articulate stories that illuminate such ...
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  • Amazingly Talented - Insightful, Smart, No BS, & Super Fun!
    2 years ago
    I met Angela first at the Forte MBALaunch Kickoff, where she led a workshop on Narrative Theory and How to Tell Your Story -- a session that was like nothing and no-one else in the MBA admissions world and boy did it work! I was working with one other attendee to tell our stories and then rework them using Angela's tips and they went from bland, with little drama, to heartfelt, powerful and convincing! All of the stories we heard that day after she taught us were riveting and made me want to hire the person speaking! Add to that Angela's joyful and humorous approach and I knew immediately that I wanted to work with her. She brought not just her storytelling skills, but ...
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    Eleanor Mueller
    MBA Class of 2019 Admit
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  • MBA guru & genius motivator!
    2 years ago
    After one conversation with Angela, I knew she was the perfect MBA coach for me. I initially had doubts about being a minority candidate with an average GRE score, but Angela’s familiarity with each school and her confidence in my story was all I needed to apply to only M7 schools. In fact, she never even asked me what my GRE score was. While other consultants were worried about checking the boxes on my test score and GPA, Angela focused on helping me submit the most well-rounded application possible.  Her ability to shine light on my greatest strengths really helped me create amazing essays; but it's also what gave me confidence through this tough process. At the school events I attended, when I saw other people freaking ...
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  • Rock-solid Coach!
    2 years ago
    No secret sauce, no sugar coating, no school specific tricks. She listens to you with a fresh mind. This is her most powerful secret that brings out the best in her clients. I have admits from INSEAD and IESE and I truly could not have stood out without sounding authentic in my application, and she made sure I did. When I first started working with Angela, I was looking for her to give me school specific advice and teach me how to sound appealing to individual schools. I was so wrong. She does exactly the opposite. She wants you to narrate your story, and your values with passion in the most authentic way. The fact that she only focuses on the essay question and not the ...
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  • Fantastic MBA consultant with the right mix of great experience and an innovative approach
    2 years ago
    Angela is a great MBA consultant if you're looking for someone who tells it like it is, is genuine and honest and wants to help you bring out the best of your story in an authentic way. I met Angela as an MBA Launcher through Forté Foundation and got started on my MBA journey with her You Discovery Toolkit. It was the first (very important) step in getting all my motivations and story out into one clear place. I used my Toolkit a lot as I went through the application process to pull out relevant stories and meaningful experiences. I met Angela in person at our MBA Launch event and was even more impressed with her in person: she is smart, confident and speaks with ...
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    Alexis McGivern
    MBA Class of 2021 Applicant
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  • Angela brings highly effective resources and refreshing sense of humor to MBA app process
    2 years ago
    Angela has provided by far the best resources I've come across in my MBA application journey. Her You Discovery Toolkit launched me into a new way of thinking about the skills and strengths I should put forward in my applications, and her Resume guidance has completely transformed the way I write a resume. She inspires a new way of storytelling that is both honest and empowered, and provides super practical tips for weaving this story into every component of the MBA app process. Angela is truly passionate in helping others to succeed - as evidenced by the fact she regularly volunteers her time (at 2am, no less) to lead Webinars for Forte Forum's MBALaunch program. Beyond this passion, Angela brings a super refreshing sense of ...
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  • YOMO, a real self-disovery tour!
    2 years ago
    I decided to take YOMO from CareerProtocol because, as a potential career switcher I did not know where to start and I thought the summer was a good time to get prepared for the recruiting process. I got much more than I asked for! Through a structured set of videos, assignments and most importantly, direct coaching with Angela, the course helps you discover and analyze your passions and interests, and fix/improve/or totally rework the basic tools you'll need to do this i.e. networking strategies, CV, linkedin, career services insights. You will also hear more about the recruiting and networking process from an experienced insider and get to meet former and current MBAs and learn about their own experiences. It may sound cheesy but personally, the ...
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  • Take YOMO and unleash your inner MBA Rockstar Unicorn!
    2 years ago
    Angela is a career consulting wizard. In YOMO, Angela gets you to answer those tough, soul-searching questions you'd rather avoid (e.g. what do you want to achieve in life? what are your greatest strengths? how do you effectively communicate who you are to a recruiter?) through approachable exercises, concise and engaging presentations, and a great sense of humor. Each week consists of a webinar, video lessons, downloadable reading materials, and a few homework items (that pre-MBAs should be doing anyway!) Participants also get the opportunity to have Angela's real-time undivided attention in multiple coaching sessions during the course. I really appreciated her recruiting templates and guides for polishing resumes and LinkedIn profiles, which removed a lot of guesswork. Angela's guidance definitely boosted my confidence regarding my goals ...
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  • M7: from dream to reality, thanks to Angela!
    2 years ago
    Working with Angela has been an invaluable introspective journey and a transformational experience, which culminated with the admission to Chicago Booth – my dream MBA program. Thinking back six months ago, I’m convinced that hiring Angela has been a great decision and without her probably I would have not been accepted into any top MBA program. After my application to Harvard was rejected, I decided I needed some help if I was going to succeed. I felt overwhelmed by the amount of information available on the internet. Angela played a pivotal role in three fundamental areas: process guidance, storytelling, and stress management. First, Angela has been my trusted guide throughout the process. Given the tremendous amount of disorganized “noise” around MBA application processes (e.g. blogs, forums, websites, ...
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  • YOMO - awesome experience that benefits my career in the long term
    2 years ago
    I'm considering applying for MBA in the next few years and have found YOMO to be really helpful in finding out what to expect from an MBA program and prepare yourself to make clear your career goals and get what to you want out of an MBA program. The YOMO workshop also provides very handy tools and instructions such as MBA Resume Protocol, The LinkedIn Profile Protocol, The networking resources, Company Research Template, etc. that could be directly used for job search. As an MBA currently in process of job searching, I have found all of those resources to be really helpful.
    Class of 2018 Other
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  • YOMO Class series
    2 years ago
    I took Angela's YOMO course to kick start my recruitment strategy before I start my MBA this fall at Kellogg. At first I was hesitant to spend the money since I'll be broke over the next two years in school but I am SO glad I took the course! There are 5 webinars and over 5 hours of group coaching from Angela where you work on both intangible things like your values and your career wishlist and tangible things like your resume and networking skills (p.s ask her to help you with your elevator pitch :P) The course also gives you access to her books and reading material which I plan to reread as I go through recruitment. It was so helpful to have a structured approach ...
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  • YOMO - a course every MBA admit should take!
    2 years ago
    Any MBA admit who is even the slightest bit nervous about starting the next chapter in their career journey and wants to get a head start on recruiting needs to take Angela's YOMO course! The course combines collaborative learning and weekly webinars with incredible guest speakers from a wide variety of industries and functional areas. In addition, the numerous guides that Angela created are both engaging and truly helped me better understand what I want to achieve out of my MBA program. I look forward to joining another one of Angela's courses in the near future :)
    Class of 2020 Admit
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  • Applying to Bschool can be fun and manageable!
    2 years ago
    Angela is wicked smart, not to mention a pleasure to listen to. The resources she has provided, such as a the MBA Resume Protocol and the Discovery You Toolkit were instrumental in helping me reflect on my professional accomplishments in business-school friendly terms, and think deeply about how my experiences have shaped why I want to go to business school and what i hope to gain from it. She makes the application process manageable and fun, and helps take out some of the mystery of the adcom.
    Class of 2021 Applicant
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  • Pre-MBA Journey
    2 years ago
    Angela was a great coach during the Forte MBA Launch program. I am really grateful they choose her as one of our coaches. She provided useful content. I especially liked the resumé webinar we had. Overall, it was all useful including learning how to create my story. Therefore, I recommend her services to people needing help with their MBA application process.
    - Guadalupe Molina
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  • Most helpful consultant!
    2 years ago
    I was lucky enough to get Angela’s help though the Forte Foundation MBA launch and she was by far the best constultant the program partnered with. The best things about Angela is how personable she is and how truly excited she is to be helping everyone that she works with. Even though I was viewing Angela’s presentations online, you could feel her energy though the webinars. Angela’s help on tailoring your resume for business schools was incredible. She gave us 3 tests to run our bullet points by to make sure that the way we described what we did at work had the most impact. Breaking it down this way helped me best explain the impact I had on my company and not just list the ...
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  • NO ONE BETTER THAN ANGELA!!!
    2 years ago
    Angela Guido is absolutely awesome. I have personally used her services through the recommendations of a family member and after having an amazing experience, have recommended her to my sister and several friends. Her program, YOMO, played a role in helping me realize I wanted to take a risk with my MBA summer while at Booth and go down the entrepreneurial path. This summer, in between my first and second year of my MBA program, I am working full time on launching my own business through Chicago Booth's accelerator program and I am so excited about it! The class is awesome because it helps you dedicate time to realize what you are really looking for in a career. I highly recommend it!!
    - Mayuri Baheti
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  • If you want the best, work with Angela
    2 years ago
    I have been working with Angela for the last few months and got into my dream school for an Executive MBA and have her to thank. Her energy and humor made our calls enjoyable and her skills and ability to pivot quickly made this dream of mine come true. How else is she different than other consultants? 1) Her values and integrity shine through and remained consistent since the beginning: When I first chatted with Angela during the free consultation, she actually tried to talk me out of working with her or any other consultant. Based on my work experience and the way I communicated about what I needed, she didn't want me to spend money and time unnecessarily and kept referring to it as an investment. ...
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  • The Angela Guido Show: 100% Certified Fresh Tomatoes
    2 years ago
    Angela truly is a ROCKSTAR. Angela has been an amazing mentor throughout entirety of my business school experience; her YOMO course was awesome in prepping for my career-switch ahead, and she was there as my support system with wise words and humor throughout the whole process. If you want to work with someone who will actually make any part of the business school / career search process fun, look no further. Working with Angela took me on a journey through my past chock-full of self-discovery and self-realization around every turn, leading to a well-laid out story for my successful career switch. Granted, she will have you work your tail off to squeeze all of the potential out of you, but it will be more than worth ...
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  • YOMO, For Career Explorers and Hunters, Alike
    2 years ago
    I signed on for Angela's You Only MBA Once (YOMO) course, which turned out to be instructive, inspirational and fairly comprehensive. YOMO was great for me, because it was fairly priced, far cheaper than a one-to-one careers advisor session and it still covered all the bases. In fact, it did a better job than a top MBA school's careers advisor did and I later introduced the course to my other MBA friends. Those who signed on loved the course as much as I did, because it was well structured, covering the basic areas like CV, cover letter, LinkedIn profile, and also going into areas like what you value and what you want. Every topic starts with a video and there are downloadable PDF files that provide ...
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  • So thankful to have worked with Angela Guido!
    2 years ago
    Although I had a well thought out story to communicate during the MBA application process, I was still unsure which career I wanted to pursue. Therefore, after getting into business school, I approached Angela to help me clarify my career goals and MBA recruiting strategy. My first assignment was to fill out a document that captured my accomplishments, failures, preferences, etc. and I exhaustively completed it. I wrote a ton and provided a bunch of supporting documents from performance reviews to journal entries to personality assessments. I totally overloaded Angela with information about me and needed her to help make sense of it all and find themes. In fact, I was desperate for thoughtful feedback. I had hit a wall personally and professionally ...
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  • Kept me on my toes!
    2 years ago
    As a marketing and branding nerd, I've always been fairly well in tune with how I've conveyed my personal brand. My resume has always been up to date, LinkedIn on point, and I've worked on creating value for others through my strong network. Or so I thought... After an hour long consultation with Angela on my resume, I realized just how much work I had ahead of me. Even in that short time, Angela was able to challenge my thinking and get me to see the benefits of truly starting to break down my resume and build it back up -- and as someone who is fairly headstrong, this is not an easy feat. She gave strategic advice on how to frame the resume and supported ...
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    - smw273@cornell.edu
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  • Angela is the best!
    2 years ago
    I met Angela through the Forte Foundation’s MBA Launch program and her insights were instrumental to my success in the business school admissions process. Employing the advice she gave us Launchers, I was accepted to multiple schools with a total of $340K of scholarships. But in the end, Angela's coaching has been even more valuable to me since I started my MBA at an M7 school last fall. Coming from a nontraditional background as a creative liberal arts major working at a small nonprofit, I knew I needed extra oomph to succeed in the ultra-competitive MBA summer internship and job search. This led me back to Angela, this time as her student in two of her online courses, YOMO (You Only MBA Once) and SPITR ...
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  • Simply the best!!
    2 years ago
    I'm currently an MBA student and I have been working with Angela throughout the years. She has been instrumental in my career development and I can't thank her enough. She gave me the type of confidence that I needed to keep pushing forward and just knowing that she had my back every step of the way motivated me so much. I had a very different and non-traditional background than most MBA students so my learning curve was quite steep. Working with Angela and completing both her YOMO and SPITR programs have greatly benefited my learning. Not only was I able to immediately put that learning into practice, I also learned how to think in new perspectives when approaching my career. Angela is so much more ...
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  • The Career Coach everyone needs
    2 years ago
    I first discovered Angela the summer before business school, during a forte foundation networking prep call and i was immediately struck by her deep sense of engagement and exceptional communication skills. Fast forward, i started business school in the fall (i attend an M7 business school) and recruiting for summer internships started shortly thereafter. The whole experience was nerve-wrecking, and while I got an internship in the industry i wanted, i did not get an offer from my dream firm. I started to question my overall communication style and to some extent, my competence for the role and that definitely negatively impacted my confidence. I remembered Angela and quickly searched for her to take advantage of her 30-min complimentary initial 'diagnosis' and like one ...
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  • Angela's Interview Hero Course FTW!!
    2 years ago
    Prior to MBA interviews, the only thing I had ever interviewed for was my college internship. I crushed those college interviews, but that was .... 8 years ago. “Rusty” didn’t even begin to describe how I felt about interviewing for my MBA. I had learned some things via my Forte MBALaunch fellowship and other admissions consulting services, but they weren’t quite doing it for me. So I signed up for Angela’s Interview Hero course and it CHANGED MY LIFE. Not only did I crush my MBA interviews, I also became a better storyteller in other settings as well - at work, in public speaking, and in friendships. I closely followed the modules that I thought would help me the most, did my “reflection” homework, and ...
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  • A true coach
    2 years ago
    Do you dread talking about career goals in your MBA Application process? I certainly did. I was not afraid of tests and essays, but I was terrified about talking about myself and my journey because, frankly, I didn't have a clue how to share what I wanted to do! A lot of my fellow MBA applicants fall into this category - we have a nebulous understanding of our strengths and career dreams, and don't know how to crystallize them into a story. Angela completely changed that for me. Unlike other consultants and advice-givers, Angela starts with YOU as the individual, and forces you to reflect very deeply about yourself. For her, the process of reflection and career mapping is central to the MBA process, and ...
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    - Erin
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  • She understands!
    2 years ago
    During an interview at a well known record label, a hiring manager looked at my resume, then me, and said with exasperation, "I don't understand why you are applying for this job. Your path makes no sense to me." While I had a clear vision for the path I wanted to take, I've struggled to help others understand. Angela is the first consultant who has understood my career path and my future goals within minutes. She saw connections that I see, but which I've struggled to communicate to others. In just the first session alone, Angela provided clear advice with tangible action items that gave me confidence to move forward with the daunting MBA application journey. Her passion for learning and understanding others is infectious ...
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  • Angela Guido changed my life
    2 years ago
    I got a little emotional writing this, as I leave campus and head off to my or my internship that I dreamed of FIVE years ago!!!! Let me tell you my story. I was in a uniquely challenging position this fall when I was recruiting. I had to take time out of school for personal reasons, so at the time I was applying for consulting internships, I had been neither in school nor working for 2 ½ years. It’s challenging for any student to prepare for consulting interviews, but I felt totally lost. I hadn’t thought about business concepts for years. The fit part seemed even harder to prepare for: how was I supposed to sound authentic and unrehearsed when talking about work experience that happened ...
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  • Angela is the ultimate personal MBA++ coach
    2 years ago
    As a part of Forte's 2015 MBALaunch class, for women preparing to apply to business school, Angela is ever-present. She's the main speaker on at least 6 webinars during the 10-month program, and covers some of the most important material: how to think about the whole MBA application process; how to determine which schools are a good fit; how to tell your story via your resume and your essays; how to communicate your career goals clearly. Angela is clearly having fun, all the while being very candid about her own experience and the mistakes she made. It's hard not to feel like she's on your team and rooting for you, a real solace during the long slog of applications. She provides a raft of free, ...
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    Class of 2019 Admit
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  • Best teacher ever
    2 years ago
    I originally approached because I was planning to apply to business school, but I quickly realized there were other things I wanted to work on before I applied to business school, so I decided to hire her as my career coach first. I work in the financial services sector (of one of the largest firms) and since I started working with Angela a year and a half ago, I have been promoted (twice), sent to a leadership development class, have been and have been asked to lead a leadership development class. Angela is, without a doubt, the smartest person I know. She can quickly add value to any situation and puts a unique and easy strategy together to achieve success and this ...
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    Class of 2018 Applicant
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  • Definite must do career prep. program!
    2 years ago
    I found out about Angela in 2016 through the Forté MBALaunch program - she was leading a webinar on telling your story for MBA applications. I loved the session because her advice and content were incredibly thoughtful. Ultimately, I decided to sign up for her MBA career preparation class - YOMO (You Only MBA Once). One of the aims of the class is to position pre-MBA candidates to make the most of their MBA experience by crystalizing their career goals. I found this most helpful during my MBA application process because the YOMO program helped me to crystallize what I want from my career and articulate it incredibly well in my MBA applications, as a result I will be joining the HBS Class of 2020. Taking a ...
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    Class of 2020 Admit
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  • Nailed the interview and landed the job after working with Angela!!
    3 years ago
    I am currently an MBA student at an M7 school. I worked with Angela for internship recruiting and interviewing, and with Angela's coaching, I landed an MBA internship at Goldman Sachs for the summer! The service we did is called “The Interview Hero Coaching Package,” and I also worked with her on the “How to Be The Smartest Person in the Room” I would highly recommend to MBA students that you work with Angela to perfect your interviewing whether you are applying for summer internships or full time positions. As a new MBA student, I figured that the Career Center at my school would be enough of a resource to help me with interviewing and coaching. However, this was not the case. It was not until my ...
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  • You Only MBA Once (YOMO)
    3 years ago
    I've known Angela for years through her wide involvement with conferences and diversity events. Angela is a kind, caring, and extremely talented individual whose storytelling abilities translate well into the tailored and well-thought advice she gives her clients. I was fortunate to complete her YOMO program before matriculating to HBS. I found it to be a very helpful, introspective, and fun exercise which enabled me to enter my first year with a clear idea of what I wished to pursue both professionally and personally within my career. The community aspect was also great as I prepared to begin school. Highly recommend working with Angela!
    Class of 2019 Admit
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