Shaifali is a graduate of Harvard Business School (HBS) and Princeton University as well as the Founder/CEO of Ivy Groupe. She is an expert in the MBA admissions consulting field, having spent 5+ years with leading MBA admissions consulting firms (EVP, Business Development & Strategy and Senior Consultant) successfully coaching hundreds of clients to top-tier MBA programs.
Shaifali collaborated with the HBS Admissions Office as VP Admissions of the Women’s Student Association and has insight into the qualities that top-tier MBA programs look for in candidates. Because of her deep knowledge of the MBA application process, Shaifali has been quoted as an expert in U.S. News; additionally, she has been a contributor to Forbes. She has also been a featured speaker on the QS World MBA Tour and has led webinars on Beat The GMAT and GMAT Club.
Shaifali’s rich and multi-faceted career across industries and functions makes her extremely well suited to understand the varied backgrounds of her clients. Before making the transition to education management, Shaifali spent most of her career as a finance professional on Wall Street, where she worked in the investment banking and asset management industries at leading companies such as JPMorgan and Neuberger Berman. She also has experience working in the educational non-profit sector and as an entrepreneur, founding an online media company.
Shaifali especially enjoys working closely with clients to craft authentic, compelling strategies for their applications that tie together their unique experiences.
Ivy Groupe is a boutique MBA admissions consulting company that provides personalized services to clients around the world who are applying to top-tier MBA programs. Ivy Groupe’s modus operandi is in-depth customer service – we care deeply about our clients, which is why our clients always come first and have our full attention.
Why Partner With Us: From Day 1, you know that Shaifali, a highly experienced MBA Admissions Consultant, will be your primary Consultant. This differs from other MBA admissions consulting firms that pair you with a Consultant who they think will be the best fit; these Consultants are primarily working part time or may be less experienced. You will also benefit from input from our Advisory Board, comprised of professionals who have attended top-tier MBA programs and who understand the MBA admissions process. We also use a highly customized approach when working with you. Our process is very collaborative; we engage in an interactive dialogue with you to craft the most authentic and compelling applications. Free Consultation: Please contact us to schedule a free consultation!
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Location: New York, New York, United States