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 Integrity, Trust Success. Admitify is a longstanding member of the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants.

19 admits at Harvard, Stanford, and Wharton in 2018-19 out of 37 applicants.

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

  • The Best in the Business
    5 months ago
    If you want to go through the application process with the peace of mind that comes with knowing that you are truly maximizing your chances of admission at the top programs, then Paul Bodine is simply the only choice. Paul is personable and encouraging, yet honest with his feedback and assessments. He has a wealth of experience and knowledge of what these programs are truly looking for in an MBA candidate. He is everything that you want in an admissions coach. From someone who was recently accepted at his dream program, I cannot recommend Paul highly enough.
    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • Best Decision I Took During My MBA Applications
    7 months ago
    I worked with Paul for my MBA program applications. We applied to 6 top schools, out of which I got admitted to 3 schools (UCLA, NYU & Cornell). Initially, Paul was very useful in helping me come up with a list of schools to apply to, based on what I was looking for and my profile. He knew schools inside out, especially in terms of what they are looking for in their candidates. Paul helped me assess my chances with each of my preferred schools and helped expand my list with others, just as great, schools. After deciding on the school list he helped review my essays, prepped me for admission interviews and just, in general, helped me feel more confident and prepared throughout the ...
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    Class of 2015 Admit
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  • Accepted to UT & Rice
    7 months ago
    Even though my GMAT score was in low 500, which is probably why I didn't get accepted to HBS, I got accepted to UT and Rice with significant scholarship given by both schools. And, I thank Paul for this, he is amazing!! Working with him was a great pleasure. He was very meticulous with my essay and resume. And, made sure that the essay was reflective of who I am. His response time is incredibly fast and he genuinely cared about me. Paul went above and beyond to answer every question and tailored the application to reflect the best of me. I would definitely recommend him to anyone that is looking to pursue the MBA path.
    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • Very Knowledgeable
    7 months ago
    Did my applications without a consultant. However, after being accepted to my three favorite schools (MIT Sloan, Wharton, Booth), I leveraged Paul's experience & knowledge to help me with the decision process. He was very helpful and I ended up going with MIT Sloan. Graduating in two weeks. Thanks, Paul!
    Class of 2019 Admit
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  • Professional, Kind & Supportive
    7 months ago
    Paul was integral to my MBA application process. I couldn't have done it without him. From refining my story (I have a very complicated background) and making it concise to providing critical insights and advice, all the way to interview prep, Paul was extremely knowledgeable, candid and effective. He helped me get into Wharton and made me reflect on my story and strengths on the way there. I highly recommend his services.
    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • He Is Awesome!!!
    7 months ago
    I worked with Paul after reading his book and he was amazing - he helped me evaluate which schools to apply to and how to best tell my story. He was always extremely responsive and I could turn to him with any question I had. I was accepted to a top school and Paul helped me tremendously. I can highly recommend him.
    Class of 2019 Admit
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  • Great Service
    7 months ago
    Paul provided great service during my school application. He is very smart, sharp and patient in helping me, from picking up schools to render my personal story. He spends many times interview my story and put a great essay for my application with a lot of encouragement and trust. He truly believes in his clients potential. I was eventually able to get into my dream school under his help. I will highly recommend him to my friends or others who need help in applying.
    Class of 2019 Admit
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  • Amazing Consultant!!
    8 months ago
    I interviewed several consultants before deciding to go with Paul. I noticed that we were a good match from our initial discussions, Paul is a great communicator, fast to respond and most important he knows about Grad school application. He gave me invaluable insights and advice on my MBA application!! I got accepted to Wharton!! I couldn't have done it without Paul's support!!
    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • An Invaluable Champion & Asset
    8 months ago
    I was inspired to contact Paul after reading his book, Great Applications to Business School. From the moment I spoke with him, I was struck by his genuineness, his friendliness, and his knack for quickly understanding my background and identifying the most salient details of my "story". Over the next few months, I worked with Paul on my applications for 5 business schools. I purchased his hourly service, and most of our communication was done over e-mail. As someone who lacked friends/relatives/co-workers who could provide the right perspective, I am so grateful that I had Paul to coach me: strategizing, providing a second set of eyes over my materials, and pushing me when he knew I was capable of better work. I was motivated by ...
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    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • HBS, GSB, & Wharton Accepted!
    9 months ago
    Paul is an incredible asset to help you get into the school of your dreams. He is not kidding when he says he will give you the ultimate effort in getting to know you and to help you craft a memorable essay. He is a master at slowly helping draw out the critical points of your essay and polishing it down into a gem any school would say yes to. I was working in a tight timeline and he was always able to help deliver incisive reviews in usually less than 24 hours. Having him on the team was extremely helpful for unearthing important points you might not consider writing about and help you highlight the stories that make you unique. The proof is in ...
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    Class of 2021 Admit
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