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jeremy shinewald mbamission

Jeremy Shinewald, Founder


Boston, Massachusetts

United States

Consultant Bio

Prior to founding mbaMission, Jeremy Shinewald was the sole speechwriter for the Ambassador of Israel to the United States, for whom he wrote more than 70 policy addresses. As his speeches were being published in the Washington Post, Washington Times and other major international media outlets, Jeremy was also laying the foundation for mbaMission, helping a small number of applicants gain acceptance to top-tier MBA programs each year. Jeremy was admitted to several top domestic and international MBA programs himself and ultimately became one of the youngest members of his class at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, where he was an admissions interviewer, wrote a Business Ethics case and a Small Business Acquisitions case and was chosen by his peers to be Class Graduation Speaker.

After graduation, Jeremy formally established mbaMission and has subsequently provided admissions consulting services to applicants from the United States and more than 30 other countries on six continents. Jeremy is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC), an organization committed to upholding the highest standards of ethical practices in MBA advisory services, and was the co-chair of the 2009 AIGAC Conference at Columbia Business School.

Company Information

mbaMission is the world’s leading MBA admissions consulting firm and the only one exclusively recommended by Manhattan Prep and Kaplan GMAT. Our dedicated, full-time Senior Consultants work one-on-one with business school candidates to identify and showcase their strongest attributes in their applications.

When applying to an elite MBA program, you need elite experience on your side. mbaMission’s full-time consultants are highly skilled communicators with comprehensive knowledge of the MBA admissions process, and helping you navigate that process to your fullest potential is our sole priority. You can be confident of having our undivided attention, because admissions consulting is our exclusive focus. In pursuing your MBA, you are making an important investment in yourself, so choose a firm whose singular objective is helping you achieve your goals.

Our full-time team includes MBAs from all the top programs. Although you work exclusively with one dedicated consultant at mbaMission, you benefit from the experience and input of our entire team. Our consultants intercommunicate constantly, sharing information, ideas, feedback, and recommendations. We also conduct semimonthly meetings, require ongoing training, and hold an annual full-company conference, where we gather to discuss best practices and continue improving our skills and knowledge base. More than 20 full-time admissions experts combine their know-how and experience to advance your cause. We know that our being at the top of our game means you have the greatest chance of success, and together, our team will find the best ways to strengthen your application.

Menu of Services and Associated Costs

One-on-one consultation services, comprehensive admissions and school-specific guides, a robust blog, free eBooks, essay analyses, and other valuable resources—visit our Website to find all that mbaMission offers.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States



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  • Jeremy Is Part Of My American Dream!
    3 months ago
    My application journey was an emotional two-year roller coaster, and if it wasn’t for Jeremy’s guidance and support, it would have been impossible for me to achieve my goal. Today I’m proudly holding an MBA admission form Columbia Business School. There were many times that I completely lost my hope, but like a compassionate family member, Jeremy truly believed in me and helped me get back on my feet again. He expended his time and energy even way beyond his professional obligations to me. Indeed, his invaluable professionalism and unsparing support have made me indebted to him for the rest of my life. I will always keep my contact with him and cherish the memory of working with him. I moved to the USA from ...
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  • A Great Guide Through the Process
    3 months ago
    Profile: 770 GMAT, 3.7 GPA, Finance background, HBS admit Jeremy supported me with my HBS and GSB applications. We were on a relatively tight timeline (~2.5 months to complete both applications and GMAT) and had a lot of work to do to shape my application. Jeremy's wisdom and expertise were critical in helping me shape a cohesive, differentiated candidacy. Having seen dozens of applications over the years, he was a great person to partner with as I was crafting my story. He provides direct and constructive feedback - a necessity during the essay writing process - and was meticulous in making sure that every part of my application played an impactful role in promoting my candidacy. He was easy to work with, responsive, and provided me with ...
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  • The Best Guide I Could've Hoped For!
    3 months ago
    I worked with Jeremy on five business school applications. Throughout the process, he was an incredibly valuable mentor and friend to have on my side. He truly exemplifies what it means to really care about someone's success. Even though I had a non-traditional international background, Jeremy was quick to help me identify my key profile strengths, which allowed me to tell my story in the best way possible. After submitting my applications, Jeremy and I held several mock interview sessions, which undoubtedly helped me overcome my nerves and allowed me to communicate my goals and objectives in a clear and confident way. After being accepted to four of the five schools I applied to, Jeremy was the first to congratulate me and offer his help on ...
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  • A Good Story + A below average Gmat + Jeremy Shinewald = Full ride Kellogg admit
    1 year ago
    My experience with Jeremy was beyond excellent, superb. I first got in touch with Jeremy when a close friend of mine recommended his services, after a half an hour call I was sure he would create the most value for myself and my story, but after sighting his cost I won’t lie I was doubtful. Either way, having a below average Gmat, I convinced myself that I needed the best consultant in the market. A couple of consultants had told me “I mean I consider myself pretty good but Jeremy is Jeremy, he practically created the process” – I can assure you, he is the BEST. I took the risk and selected Jeremy! I applied to 2 top MBA programs in the US, one top MBA ...
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  • Great Guide Through the Process!
    1 year ago
    I worked with Jeremy on my HBS and GSB applications. Throughout the process, he was an incredibly valuable mentor to have on my side. With all the experience he has worked with clients, Jeremy knows how to pull all of the pieces together. He will help you find connections between your past experiences and interests that you may not have seen and work with you to craft a compelling, yet authentic, narrative around it. As a candidate from a more over-represented background who was struggling at the beginning of the essay brainstorming process, Jeremy’s insights were much appreciated. Further, after I received an interview invitation, Jeremy went above and beyond to make sure I was well-prepared. We discussed a game plan for preparation and frameworks ...
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  • Like Working With A Great Friend!
    1 year ago
    I worked with Jeremy for my HBS and Stanford applications. Jeremy is attentive, caring, and very supportive throughout the application process. More importantly, working with Jeremy feels like you're working with a great friend who is genuinely invested in your success. In addition, Jeremy was always on time with his feedback and made an effort to ensure that he is available during crunch time. I highly recommend Jeremy and would love to work with him again.
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  • Awesome Experience With mbaMission!
    1 year ago
    I first met Jeremy during my free 30-minute consultant with mbaMission. I was immediately impressed by Jeremy's ability to quickly evaluate my candidacy and provide some critical pieces of feedback and advice as I navigated the application process, particularly where I stood with test scores and how to network with the AdComs. When I decided I wanted to work with a consultant for my Round 2 applications, I picked mbaMission given the positive experience I had with Jeremy. Based on his knowledge of my candidacy, Jeremy recommended several consultants whom he thought would be a great fit, and my experience with my consultant was fantastic! I appreciated how Jeremy continued to support me throughout the application process. Even after being accepted, Jeremy was quick ...
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  • Confidence Built & Dream Columbia EMBA Acceptance Received!
    1 year ago
    I am originally from India and came to the US through an employment opportunity. I always aspired to go to a top business school but had no idea if this was a possibility. When I was ready to apply to Columbia Business School, I knew that I needed somebody to guide me through my application process. Somebody who not only really got me and could help guide me to tell my story in the best possible way, but also someone who would take an interest in me personally and help me through a process that I didn’t know much about and was daunting at times. Through my remarkable tutor, Whitney Garner, at Manhattan GMAT, I heard about mbaMission and she suggested that I sign up with ...
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  • Jeremy Was A Huge Help With Interview Prep!
    1 year ago
    Profile: Male, 730 GMAT, Top-40 Undergrad College Accepted: Stanford I worked with another mbaMission consultant for most of the application process (Liza Weale—she was absolutely amazing!), but in order to get an additional perspective going into my Stanford interview, she connected me with Jeremy. Jeremy went above and beyond the call of duty helping me prep for this interview. Not only did he make time to do a mock with me while he was on a family vacation, but he also offered to talk with me a second time the night before the interview to make sure I felt fully prepped going into it. He was straight up with me, offering both encouragement/praise and opportunities to get better (with suggestions of little tweaks to come off stronger). He ...
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  • A Great Story Weaver Putting Pieces Together For An Eye-Catching Story!
    1 year ago
    I jumped in the MBA application journey pretty late in the cycle with not much time to do a deep self-reflection and was initially left clueless in terms of coming up with stories that are uniquely personal and interesting. Then I met Jeremy, who carried me through the brainstorming process, took seemingly unrelated pieces of anecdotes, and weaved them into coherent narratives that would have allowed me to be a stand-out candidate. Jeremy was also very patient, enduring many rounds of drafting my essay responses with a goal of making sure that my stories have enough substance. Also extremely knowledgeable in details of each MBA program. No doubt Jeremy has been highly successful in MBA admissions consulting business for so many years and I would ...
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