paul bodine consulting

Paul Bodine

Admitify.com

San Diego, California

United States

Consultant Bio

My firm Admitify and I specialize in admissions to the top 10 business schools as well as other outstanding MBA programs globally. We offer a truly personalized, non-transactional end-to-end experience through intensive get-to-know-you interviews and feedback that produce compelling, memorable applications that show your passions, authenticity, personality and self-awareness. I am a graduate of the University of Chicago and Johns Hopkins University, have written 6 books on admissions including the best-seller Great Applications for Business School, and have been interviewed/featured in Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, US News & World Report, Money magazine, and Poets&Quants.

Company Information

Admitify.com is committed. We offer you industry-leading experience and dream-school outcomes through a truly personal, nontransactional, end-to-end experience based on Paul’s book Great Applications for Business School. Through intensive get-to-know-you interviews and rigorous macro and micro feedback, Paul and his crack consultants—including Harvard, Stanford and Wharton MBAs–guide you gently through the journey of crafting compelling, memorable essays that show your passions, personality and self-awareness. Leave the angst and stress behind. Trust Experience, Trust Results.

Menu of Services and Associated Costs

We can help you with every aspect of the application process, from strategy and your overall application theme to story selection, essay brainstorming and editing, recommender selection and guidance, interview prep and resume review. Our hourly services start at $299 if you buy hour by hour but drop to $260 per hour if you buy 10 hours in advance. Our first-school ‘All In’ flat-fee service is priced at $4,450 and subsequent school packages at $2,495. We keep you aware of your time used as we work, we can turn around work usually within a day (guarantee is 2 days). and are available for phone calls most days of the week. We will work hard to get to know your story and profile in depth and work with you to project it with personality and vividness across the application. Our testimonials speak for themselves.

Location: San Diego, California, United States

Phone: 858-869-1959

Email: paul@admitify.com

Website: http://www.admitify.com/

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P&Q Consultant Reviews

  • Great experience & Very Helpful
    3 years ago
    Paul was instrumental in helping me get accepted into INSEAD\'s GEMBA program. Starting with the free consultation and throughout the remainder of the process his approach was incredibly professional, valuable and efficient. Paul was also well aware of my tight deadline and remained very flexible and responsive during the process to ensure I submitted my application timely. Money well spent and I would recommend Paul to anyone looking for a constructive and best-in-class consulting experience. Thanks Paul!
    Class of 2017 Admit
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  • Paul's Help Changed My Life: IESE, Fuqua, and MIT
    3 years ago
    I worked with Paul around 4 years ago when applying to B-school. Working with Paul created a tectonic shift in my career and as a result, my life. Not only do I attribute Paul's help to getting into the MBA program of my choice (IESE Business School), but it has served me ever since. When applying to B-school, Paul helped me understand my unique attributes that made me shine in the application process and how to convey them in a short and pithy way. Paul is part coach, part strategist, part writing teacher, and part therapist. The lessons Paul taught me helped with business school applications, classes during B-school, my application to MIT for a second masters, and various Jobs and internship applications. Although I ...
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    Class of 2014 Admit
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  • Very Helpful
    3 years ago
    I first came to know Paul through reading his book, "Great Applications for Business School". Towards the near end of the book, Paul mentioned that he does free consultations. Upon seeing that, I immediately picked up the phone and called him for a free consultation. Two years later, I am going to an M7 school and couldn't be more excited for a dream come through! During my application process, Paul helped me demystify the MBA process. Although I didn't apply the year I met him due to change of jobs and my readiness status, Paul occasionally checked up on me to discuss my plans for MBA. He was very responsive to my emails, and always followed up on my application progress. He also provided constructive ...
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    Class of 2016 Admit
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  • Admitted to Harvard & Wharton thanks to Paul
    3 years ago
    I was admitted to Harvard & Wharton and I'm confident I couldn't have done it without Paul. I've talked to numerous consultants (Stacey Blackman, MBA Exchange, etc.) and Paul is by far the best choice if you're aiming for a top 3 school. Paul has been in the business for almost 20 years and knows the admission process like no other. He’s very professional but also very flexible: his response time is amazing (from a few minutes to a few hours, almost never more than that) and he treats you like an adult (and a client!). Most importantly, Paul is literally an essay God. I learned about him after buying his books on MBA essays from Amazon. You have to understand that schools will learn ...
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    Class of 2018 Admit
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  • Very grateful for Paul's help!
    3 years ago
    I have a silver profile, not gold, but with Paul's help, I was admitted to my dream school, a M7. Choosing Paul is definitely very important in my application success! 1. Paul really knows the whole process well and gives great advice. I consulted him on whether to retake GMAT, choice of recommenders and the many drafts of essays as well as interviews. I bought Paul's book first, "Great Applications for Business School", and liked what I read. And during the whole process, I kept on reading specific parts of the book, especially the real essay examples, really helpful. 2.Paul is very responsive, replies usually in one business day. This is what I value greatly, because when the deadline is approaching, you really want to ...
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    - Aurora W
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  • Success!
    3 years ago
    I cannot overstate my recommendation for Paul Bodine. Paul's advice undoubtedly helped me gain admission to my dream business school, which is a top 2 program. I chose Paul as I did my homework - I saw his brilliant reviews and bought and read the books he wrote on b-school admissions. I can easily say my expectations were surpassed. Paul was incredibly insightful, helping me to shape my story and make it the best that it could be. Above all, he was an absolute pleasure to work with and I really felt he was personally invested in my application. Looking back, I must have sent him a gazzilion e-mails fraught with anxiety. Paul went above and beyond to be helpful - always responsive, always constructive ...
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    - James L
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  • Excellent service
    3 years ago
    Coming from a scientific background, I needed to make sure that my story is told in a way that would leave a good impression on the reader. For this reason, after a friend of mine recommended me to Paul, I exchanged few emails with him and was impressed by his insight and his initial advise. I subsequently decided to work with him and didn't look any further for other consultants. Working with him was both a learning and a fun experience. I liked the way he was able to comprehend even the smallest details of my personal and professional life and how his advise resulted in me emphasising key aspects of my life and career that are worth mentioning and recognizing areas where I was ...
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    - Ravi.mutnuru@gmail.com
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  • Admitted with Paul!
    3 years ago
    I just successfully finished my application to business school with acceptances to top 10 and a top 5 programs with scholarship (almost full tuition). A big part of my success is due to the insights I got from working with Paul Bodine. I had bought his book on application essays and found it very helpful. So when I started considering admission consultants, I decided to include him in the list of consultants I had free consultation calls with. I was immediately impressed by Paul because he understood my background and had good insights on the different disadvantages I would have to overcome. Ultimately I chose to work with Paul on an hourly basis since I had targeted areas I wanted help. A few areas where ...
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    - Van Ly
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  • Thank you!!!!
    3 years ago
    Paul is the dynamic force who is responsible for turning my dream of going to Ross school of business a reality! He really invested his time, efforts and energy as much as I did and working with him is the best decision I made! Thank you Paul for your guidance and valuable advise!
    - Harsh v
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