Hillary Schubach '93

(303) 888-2588
Santa Monica, CA

Hillary Schubach is the founder and president of Shine/ MBA Admissions Consulting, a Denver-based company serving clients around the world. She received her MBA from Harvard Business School in 2001 and her BA in History from Duke University in 1993.  Her background includes over 17 years of marketing and brand management experience—proving to be the ideal foundation to help MBA candidates market themselves to the business schools of their choice.  A successful MBA admissions advisor since 1999, she maintains an exemplary track record, helping her clients gain acceptance to the world’s top business schools.

Hillary is a member of AIGAC (Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants), an organization dedicated to the highest ethical practices, professional excellence, and collaboration with admissions officers of the top business schools.  She is an active community volunteer and serves on various boards and committees, including the Denver Business Series (a combined alumni organization of 20 top/int’l MBA programs; Board President 2010-2011), The Emerge School, and Denver Sports.

Hillary currently lives in downtown Denver and, when not busy enjoying the Colorado outdoors, she remains a loyal Duke fan.

Shine is a full-service MBA admissions consulting firm, serving business school candidates around the world.  As your advisor, Hillary will work with you to develop your strongest possible applications by advising you through every step of the admissions process, from school selection to final interview.   Shine’s wide array of services enables them to meet any applicant’s needs and timing, with the flexibility to focus on the areas most important to you.  Just let Hillary know how she can help.

Services include any/all of the following:

For new applicants:

  • Personal branding and packaging
  • Resume review and editing
  • Target school selection
  • Recommendations strategy
  • Content outline development
  • Essay strategy, line-by-line review and editorial critique
  • Interview preparation, practice, and feedback
  • Timeline planning and management
  • Waitlist strategy

For re-applicants:

  • Analysis of past applications
  • Actionable feedback to strengthen future candidacy

For future applicants:

  • Assessment of candidacy
  • Strategic plan to maximize relevant skills and experiences
  • Target school selection
  • Timeline planning and management

Offerings for Duke alumni:

  • Complimentary consultation
  • 20% discount off all services
  • Hourly and all-inclusive packages available

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